Software Analyst - Int
Thales Group
Toronto, ON
Location: Toronto, Canada
Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.

Thales provides world-leading Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) and interlocking for mass rail transit applications globally. The Centre of Competence for Urban Rail Signalling is located right before you at mid-town Toronto. As the largest office in Canada, we house a department for every step of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)! This includes Software, Hardware, Systems Design, Verification & Validation, Operations, etc. The supporting corporate shared services teams in Finance, Human Resources and IT is also located at the office. Our office space was designed to provide a sustainable, healthy workplace that expresses TRSS’s brand while increasing collaboration. Features include Greenguard furniture, EnergyStar appliances, low-emitting adhesives, sealants, and sliding glass doors on internal offices provide daylight and views to the outside. Come join the big Transport family, here in Toronto!

Our team writes software that controls driverless subway trains in real-time. We have deployed driverless train control software in dozens of cities around the world, including London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Toronto and Vancouver (

You will work on code that does real-time supervision of trains, allowing remote control, monitoring and scheduling of train movements in busy urban environments. Our system moves millions of people every single day and must be reliable and rock-solid. We want top programmers who can design software systems for these demanding conditions.

If you have a passion for innovation and are interested in joining a dynamic, fast-paced team, Thales may be the right fit for you. Currently, we have an opening for a/an:

Position Title: Software Analyst, Intermediate

Location: Toronto

Department: Software Engineering

Job Purpose

Design, create, debug and deliver software to control trains.

Key Skills and Abilities

B. Sc., in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science for equivalent, plus minimum 3 years relevant working experience – or equivalent
C++ and C# coding skills
Scripting languages such as Ruby, Perl and Python
Software building tools like gmake, MSBuild
Unit testing and continuous integration frameworks
Angular web development including Typescript, WebSockets, ReactiveX
Source control tools (git, Clearcase, etc)
Exposure to object oriented techniques, multithreading, socket programming, Windows.
Familiar with agile work environments, test-driven development and continuous integration
Working knowledge of modern software engineering practices, methods and tools.
team collaboration skills, writing and verbal skills, people supervision skills.
Strong technical writing and communication skills.
Experience with large mission-critical and multi-platform heterogeneous systems is desirable.
ThalesGroup is a global technology leader for the Defense & Security and the Aerospace & Transport markets. The company generates revenues in excess of €14bn annually. It employs over 68,000 employees in over 50 countries. Leveraging a global network of more than 22,000 high-level researchers while investing 17% of its revenue into Research & Development, Thales offers an unmatched capability to develop and deploy critical information systems.

Thales is known for its commitment to employees, outlined in its human resources policy: Thales Together. Staff enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities to develop professionally, and define their career paths. Thales believes in the fair recognition of its staff, and promotes safe, respectful, and thriving work places across the globe.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!