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Technical Project Manager/ PDA Digitales Gleisfeld (m/w/d)

Job ID 16084571568 Veröffentlichungsdatum: 11/10/2021
Standort: Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Reguläre(r) Mitarbeiter/in, Vollzeit
Standort: Stuttgart, Germany

Together we shape the world around us and thus develop the future - here and now!

Our experts’ competences and cultural backgrounds are unique in their diversity. Today, they develop solutions for the data-based, autonomous and immersive world of tomorrow – from autonomous vehicle control systems to collaborative combat systems, from interconnected cockpits to safe clouds and cyber-secure communication, from self-learning radar systems to virtual reality solutions for training and predictive maintenance. Passion for innovations and cutting-edge technologies is our motivation.

As a recognised part of the German high-tech industry, we develop tomorrow's key technologies today. We offer innovative, highly secure, robust and highly available communication, information and control systems as well as services for safe land, air and maritime traffic, for civil and military safety and protection requirements, and in the field of digital identity and cyber security. Furthermore, we develop and manufacture satellite components for national programmes and for the global market.

A passion for innovation and groundbreaking technologies is what drives us. Every day, we develop smart solutions for safety-critical applications in railroad technology, aerospace, defense and security.

Our solutions in the field of control and security technology make rail traffic safe and efficient. Our technologies help bring billions of people reliably to their destinations by rail every year.
Our ticketing systems process more than 50 million transactions worldwide every day. With the Dubai subway, we have equipped the world's largest driverless subway with a complete solution.

Thales Deutschland with its headquarters in Ditzingen has about 3,900 employees at 11 locations with their own production and development.

Technical Project Manager/ Project Design Authority (f/m/d) Digital Track Field in full or part time (Ref.Nr.R0133905)

for our activities in the field of transportation at our headquarters in Ditzingen near Stuttgart.

You will enjoy having this responsibility:

As a Project Design Authority you will have the technical responsibility for the Digital Track Field solution, which consists of several products of the field element control, the field elements signal, switch, IO, the components for network and power supply. The digital track field is an essential part of the DSTWs, in this context the fulfillment of the customer expectations but also the technical and commercial aspects have to be coordinated for successful proposals and projects. 

It also involves the following tasks:

  • You are contact person, customer interface for DB AG and other partners, deep understanding of customer needs, consulting and confidence building for new solutions plays a major role

  • You have the technical leadership of the customer solution Digital Track Field for the German market, according to NeuPro requirements you represent strategy and accompany the realization in the team in Main Line Signalling

  • You define the roadmap and align it in the team with Project Design Authority ESTW/DSTW, Product Line Architects Digital Field Element, Signal, Switch, Power Supply and internal stakeholders Sales, Product Strategy, Purchasing, RAMS 

  • Creating and maintaining the product plan, market perspective and forecast are part of their responsibilities

  • You accompany the development, integration and support sales activities by participating in customer workshops and other committees (e.g. in the context of Digital Rail Germany) 

You have:

  • Engineering degree in the field of electrical engineering, communications engineering or a comparable qualification  

  • Several years of professional experience in product management or technical sales 

  • Very good knowledge of control technology (distributed systems for controlling elements on the track, e.g. LED signal via IP)

  • Very good understanding of product development, integration of COTS and delivery processes

  • Good knowledge of control and safety technology desirable

  • Ability to lead and motivate project teams 

  • Strong ability to manage complexity and abstraction skills

  • Excellent communication in German and English, confident appearance within Thales and towards the customer

As a global player with projects all over the world, Thales is looking for candidates from different backgrounds and with different careers, because it’s the sheer diversity of our innovative and creative teams that drives our success – and that’s why this is also a key aspect of our personnel selection process.

Do you want to know more? The Talent Acquisition Team looks forward to hearing from you:

Tel.: +49 (0) 17656937968

You can find more information about Thales as an employer at

What we offer you:

We understand the needs and interests of all people at Thales. The personal and professional development as well as the advancement of teams are very important to us and we invest a lot. We offer a wide portfolio of training opportunities. We honour accomplishments and provide an attractive compensation policy.

An open dialogue and transparency are actively practised and demonstrated. We actively promote diversity, create the necessary framework conditions and commit to a resolute support for all forms of diversity. We are convinced that mixed teams get the best results and that equal opportunities are a matter of course. For our exemplary dedication in terms of a personnel management based on equal opportunities we were given the TOTAL E-QUALITY award. Special programmes promote diversity and inclusion as well as compatibility of family and career. We assist our employees with the balancing act between private life and the exciting challenges at Thales.

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