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Job description

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!

We are currently hiring for a Systems Design Internto join us for a 8 or 12 month internship position (beginning May 2021) to join the Thales Canada Transportation Solutions.

Joining Thales as an intern or coop student is a great way to launch your career! Our roles always provide real-life work experiences that align to your area of study. The Early Careers Program gives you more than just a job – you have the opportunity to begin your career. We offer training, networking opportunities, career development, and social events.

The successful Intern will perform system operation activities independently / under supervision to deliver a high quality and safe guideway design, on time, at the lowest cost. You will work within a team context to assist in the design of a system that satisfies the overall system requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform system analysis, modeling and simulation to specify the system performance and verify the train control systems
  • Assist in analyzing train characteristics and safety requirements to define the safe braking model
  • Assist in analyzing guideway to define requirements for headway (passenger waiting time), safe train separation, interlocking requirements, new guideway elements & guideway designs to resolve operational conflicts
  • Assist in delivering the project guideway application data, signal plan, crossover coordinates, track maps and guideway database to software groups
  • Ensure the guideway design is implemented in accordance with applicable standards and signaling principles
  • Interface and build working relationships with software/test groups to ensure timely analysis to resolution of in-house and field test issues
  • Development, implementation and maintenance of relevant tools whether procured / internally developed
  • Assist marketing in the preparation simulations to support technical proposals
  • Accurately report work progress and estimate to complete against work assigned

Required Skills and Experience:

  • The successful candidate should be working towards a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Electrical/Computer/Systems Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Fluent in English both in written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work full time hours (40 hours) with the start date and the agreed work term

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Software development experience in C++
  • Experience with scripting or programming skills in languages such as Python
  • Exposure to specification-driven hardware and software systems design or associated tools (DOORS)
  • Familiar with mechanical and dynamic motion analysis is an asset

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 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!

Thales is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. Thales is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the interview process. Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for an interview. We will work with you to meet your needs. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

Thales

Job description

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!

We are currently hiring for a Systems Design Internto join us for a 8 or 12 month internship position (beginning May 2021) to join the Thales Canada Transportation Solutions.

Joining Thales as an intern or coop student is a great way to launch your career! Our roles always provide real-life work experiences that align to your area of study. The Early Careers Program gives you more than just a job – you have the opportunity to begin your career. We offer training, networking opportunities, career development, and social events.

The successful Intern will perform system operation activities independently / under supervision to deliver a high quality and safe guideway design, on time, at the lowest cost. You will work within a team context to assist in the design of a system that satisfies the overall system requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform system analysis, modeling and simulation to specify the system performance and verify the train control systems
  • Assist in analyzing train characteristics and safety requirements to define the safe braking model
  • Assist in analyzing guideway to define requirements for headway (passenger waiting time), safe train separation, interlocking requirements, new guideway elements & guideway designs to resolve operational conflicts
  • Assist in delivering the project guideway application data, signal plan, crossover coordinates, track maps and guideway database to software groups
  • Ensure the guideway design is implemented in accordance with applicable standards and signaling principles
  • Interface and build working relationships with software/test groups to ensure timely analysis to resolution of in-house and field test issues
  • Development, implementation and maintenance of relevant tools whether procured / internally developed
  • Assist marketing in the preparation simulations to support technical proposals
  • Accurately report work progress and estimate to complete against work assigned

Required Skills and Experience:

  • The successful candidate should be working towards a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Electrical/Computer/Systems Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Fluent in English both in written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work full time hours (40 hours) with the start date and the agreed work term

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Software development experience in C++
  • Experience with scripting or programming skills in languages such as Python
  • Exposure to specification-driven hardware and software systems design or associated tools (DOORS)
  • Familiar with mechanical and dynamic motion analysis is an asset

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 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!

Thales is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. Thales is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the interview process. Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for an interview. We will work with you to meet your needs. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

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