Thales is a global high technology leader investing in digital and “deep tech” innovations – connectivity, big data, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and quantum technology – to build a future we can all trust, which is vital to the development of our societies. We are excited to be part of the team assisting the Australian Government deliver its $2 billion dollar investment in the Australian Defence Force. If you are interested in being part of "the workforce behind the defence force" then Thales has a range of exciting opportunities for you to explore. From trades apprenticeships through to engineering roles we have a career that offers you growth, development and flexibility to enjoy your life!

Diversity & Inclusion at Thales

In the ever-evolving global workplace, we firmly believe that simply having a diverse workforce is not enough; we have to create an inclusive environment where everyone can reach their full potential regardless of nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, culture, educational background, religion, or disability. 

For us, this means building conversations around respect every day and making it a part of our culture and part of our company values. We know that creating this shared respect for one another enables everyone to feel valued and included. Our Diversity & Inclusion strategy is therefore defined as [email protected] 

Diversity & Inclusion at Thales Australia

Check out the great D & I initiatives implemented in 2020!

What does [email protected] look like? A place where everyone’s values and views are respected, where contributions from everyone, at all levels of the business, are encouraged and where any concerns are raised quickly and openly. Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining an inclusive culture that will enable all of us to be ourselves, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. These are the commitments we make to our people.

Our Commitment to Reconciliation

Our vision is for a future where Australia’s First Nations peoples are valued, accepted and have equality in our society, where together we are walking forward and creating the future we can all trust. Thales established strong partnerships with organisations like Clontarf Foundation, CareerTrackers, Mirri Mirri, Supply Nation, UTS Jumbunna.

"[email protected] is how we treat everyone and protect the wellbeing of our workforce. By empowering everyone to contribute their best we enable better business performance."
Ronan Carolan
VP Human Resources
Ronan Carolan, VP Human Resources

Thales and Clontarf: An Authentic Partnership

Thales is a proud partner of the Clontarf Foundation; a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to improve the education, discipline, life skills, self-esteem and employment prospects of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men.

At Thales, we believe that equality is an integral part of the success of the business and is also a major contributor to the wellbeing of our employees. We are committed to providing equal opportunities, equal pay and equal access to workplace conditions to all people at Thales.

Some of our initiatives in this space include:

  • ThalesFlex
    • Thales values flexibility and is committed to supporting our employees to find the most effective and efficient ways of working. Our employee flexibility program called ‘ThalesFlex’ covers areas such as the place you’re working, how you work, leave arrangements and role flexibility.
  • ‘Parents at Work’
    • Thales has become an employer member of Parents at Work, a membership-based organisation providing work and family education and policy advisory services. The goal for this partnership is to bridge the work and home divide by embedding flexibility, wellbeing, parental transition and wider caring services to enable workplaces and their people to thrive.
"It's really exciting when you get to see a product you helped design and build go from just a concert to a physical device you can see and touch. I like the idea of making things and creating products that help society."
Madeleine Collins
Acoustics Engineer
Madeleine Collins, Acoustics Engineer

To us, the ‘right fit’ means being yourself

Nurturing talent and giving it the freedom and space to grow is one of the things we do best here at Thales. We look for people who can bring us the right mix of flexibility and innovation, analytical thinking and problem solving, communication skills and self-confidence. People who aren’t afraid to take responsibility and who can bring us impressive business insight or technical prowess. People who are at their best working as part of a team and forging strong working relationships. If this sounds like you, check out our roles is the jobs tab on this page, we look forward to hearing from you.