Thales Group

Data Engineer (Remote)

Job description

Location: Irvine, United States of America

Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial aircrafts. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.

Thales is currently seeking a Data Analyst to join the team in Irvine, CA. This role will is can be fully virtual, but candidates that are local to Irvine, CA is preferred. Responsible for maintaining accuracy and integrity of data within SAP system. Part of the team supervising the data flow between TEAM CENTER and SAP system. Works cross functionally with Engineering, Quality, Planning, Procurement, and Production Control to handle changes released from the TEAM CENTER Product Lifecycle Management system for both existing and new products. Reviews data in SAP on a continual basis to ensure accuracy and quality. Also assist in the training of Users on process changes relating to SAP data entry and integrity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing SAP Master data - customer, vendor, and material master updates/additions/deletion with appropriate approvals

  • Understanding TEAM CENTER to SAP data transfer and Bills of Material’s (BOMs) within the SAP

  • Managing data attributes within SAP, including accuracy and integrity

  • Verifying TEAM CENTER to SAP data transfer including part numbers, revisions, and other Master Data.

  • Responsible for ensuring Item Master Data are available across various plants in SAP.

  • Develops and run health check inquiry and reports to reviews data in SAP on a continual basis to ensure accuracy and quality.

  • Involved in the process for setting / changing item attributes in SAP in response to requests from engineering, supply chain, and manufacturing users and with changing business needs.

  • Creates, maintains, and manages item attribute default values using item templates and other tools.

  • Uses Desktop Integration tools to mass load data from spreadsheets to SAP.

  • Develops best practices for SAP system and provides training and/or training logistics

  • Maintain and update data templates for data collection

  • Ability to liaise with IT to create SAP/BW queries for end users

  • Supports special projects whenever required

  • Support IT to resolve master data issues

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a production environment, including ECO processing, Supply Chain, and other business processes

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Skilled with common workplace software (word processor, spreadsheet, etc.) with the ability to create and maintain metrics.

  • Knowledge and skills working in enterprise software applications such as TEAM CENTER, Oracle EBS, SAP or comparable ERP environments

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law If you need an accommodation or assistance in order to apply for a position with Thales, please contact us at

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