Graduate Human Factor Engineer


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

Whether you are taking a plane, paying by card or calling someone by phone, Thales is at the heart of your everyday life. A world leader in safety and security technology for Aerospace, Transport, Defence and Security.

Based in Melbourne, our Air Mobility Solution (AMS) team is working on technologies that are revolutionising our skies for the future of aerospace.

In this exciting role, you will be working on the OneSky Project which will establish, commission and support a Civil Military Air Traffic Management System (CMATS).

Our Graduate Program is offering:

The Thales Graduate Program is a two-year program commencing in February 2023.

What makes us different from the rest?

  • We offer all graduates permanent roles at Thales – we aim to develop you for the future

  • You will experience multiple graduate days and site visits in our Sydney and Melbourne locations

  • A structured learning and development program sees you supported throughout your journey

  • Our mentor program sees our graduates supports by the best and brightest in our business

About Your Role

  • Contribute to providing expertise that covers Human Factor analysis techniques and technologies related to the Air Traffic Management domain

  • Ensure that design solution is implemented as per the design/ specification and in accordance with the project schedule and cost constraints

  • Work alongside industry experts and contribute to providing technical oversight to other teams such as System engineering, Software development, Platforms and infrastructure, IVVA and ILS

  • Undertake learning and training activities to develop skills and experience as a graduate engineer

How About You?

  • Recent degree qualification in Engineering and/ or Science (Communications, System Engineering, Human Factors, Psychology or related discipline) with a minimum credit average

  • Membership (or eligibility for membership) to the Human Factors & Ergonomic Society of Australia

  • Demonstrated knowledge with a range of Human Factors analysis techniques such as: task analysis, human error identification & human reliability analysis, human factors requirements derivation, early human factors analysis, workload analysis, workstation design & assessment, ergonomic control room layout design, HMI & HCI design, and usability testing

  • You are a natural leader, and this shows though part time work or extra-curricular activities whilst studying university

  • You easily build relationships and have strong communications kills both written and verbal

  • You love working in a team environment and value diversity

  • You are curious by nature, focused on the result and love to keep continuously learning!

  • Ideally eligible for a baseline Defence Security Clearance

Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more on how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here:

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage flexible working.

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