Thales Reviews

Updated 15 Jan 2021

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3.8
77%
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98%
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Thales Chairman and CEO Patrice Caine
Patrice Caine
35 Ratings
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  • "Mismanaged by French expats who parachute into Irvine with no knowledge of the IFE industry(in 65 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance can be trampled for constant urgencies(in 39 reviews)

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  1. "Very good company"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thales full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good team work and structure

    Cons

    Complicated company software to use for communication

  2. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Engineer Intern in Rydalmere
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture, smart people, with a good location and onsite cafeteria

    Cons

    can be slow moving, and stuck using out of date tools


  3. "Good global company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Canberra
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Global deployment opportunities. Company looks after its people.

    Cons

    Some senior managers are dysfunctional.

  4. "Great support"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Melbourne

    I have been working at Thales full-time

    Pros

    Great support for career development and progress

    Cons

    Legacy systems, don't use latest tech

  5. "Great work environment"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thales full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility, culture, growth, good employment outlook

    Cons

    bureaucracy, could be more training opportunities. higher bonuses

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  6. "Great support"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time

    Pros

    Lots of training provided, included conference tickets. Great HR and wellness support Free coffee and biscuits Good location

    Cons

    Don't use latest tech. Schedules are too busy so not enough time to implement right solutions.

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  7. "good company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thales full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good work and life balance

    Cons

    a little constrained on mobility

  8. "Slow, but large variety"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Naval Architect in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time

    Pros

    Some interesting work. Interesting site location

    Cons

    Very slow, only a few decent projects per year.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great management but poor development"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Cloud Solution Architect in Canberra
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thales full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people to work with, opens many doors to more senior commercial and government contract jobs

    Cons

    All personal development at your own cost, only internal compliance courses

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  10. "Great work life balance"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thales full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Thales is a great place to work because of the people,

    Cons

    Company is slow to make decisions and very bureaucratic.

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