T&C Leader (On Board)

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Date: 9 May 2024

Location: Agra, UP, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:445481 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.




Job Title (Job Code): Test & Commissioning Leader (EN-VA-06_001)




The T&C Leader is responsible for the management and successful completion of the T&C activities related to a railway signaling subsystem (e.g. IXL, ATC, DCS, ...). This is must be achieved following project strategy, company policies (including EHS, railway safety, local regulation and professional standard) and project QCD targets.



Organization structure (job belongs to ...)

Regional Centre / Project Engineering or Field Operation


Reports directly to:

Project T&C Manager (PrCOM)

Other reporting to: None


Direct reports:

T&C Engineers and Technicians


Network & Links (Internal)

  • Project Installation Manager
  • Project T&C Manager (PrCOM)
  • Project V&V manager
  • Project Warranty Manager
  • Project EHS Manager / Coordinator
  • Project Engineering Domain Leaders          External
  • Customer a/o Operator
  • Subcontractors if present




Key Accountabilities

  • The T&C leader is responsible, by delegation of the PrCOM, of the test, verification and delivery of a signaling subsystem.
  • Organize T&C activities (Planning, Access, Resources allocation, documentation).
  • Check compliance of Signaling systems in relation to system specification documents and contractual requirements.
  • Independently, apply extensive expertise as a generalist or specialist to meet company standards and customer requirements for the related sub-system
  • Develop T&C procedures for his sub-system based on defined specifications for subsystems in area of specialization to meet contractual requirements.
  • Interface with Engineering and V&V subsystem leaders for optimizing site tests and sharing competent resources between platform and site test
  • Could participate to V&V test in lab, as per request, under the responsibility of the V&V Manager
  • Provide technical leadership to individuals or teams for tools, procedure and in resolving problems
  • Lead or participate in technical discussions for his subsystem directly with customer and represents / protects the company’s interest
  • Report on a regular basis to the Project T&C Manager on progress and issues
  • Report on the anomalies arising during site testing and interfaces with engineering team towards to close the anomaly
  • Ensure that all design related issues are correctly reported in the adequate tools, including the defect description and associated test context
  • Proactive towards development of resources competency to other T&C team members
  • Guarantee that all tests are made in full safety.


Performance Measurement


  • Collaboration with V&V team and ratio between lab and T&C tests
  • Compliance to EHS (Zero Deviation) and Regulatory standards
  • Quality of anticipation, monitoring and reporting
  • Savings through risks anticipation and mitigation
  • Team Management



Educational Requirements



Master/Bachelor's degree in engineering (preferably electronics or embedded systems) or equivalent experience.

Good knowledge of English language (read, written, spoken)           



Any other additional language is an asset




  • 8-10 years of experience in T&C or V&V activities for signaling projects
  • Deep knowledge of one or more signaling subsystems (Ex On Board, ATS/IXL, Communication, Wayside)
  • Interface with V&V, Design, Installation stakeholders.         



  • Previous team management skills
  • Knowledge of ALSTOM rules and processes
  • Quality, EHS and Railway safety


Competencies & Skills

  • Able to communicate in an open and clear manner with various stakeholders
  • Flexibility and mobility, available for short or long mission in different locations and countries
  • Available to work on field also for night shifts
  • Rigorous & team player
  • Resilience, with an analytic way of thinking in order to solve complex system failures
  • Customer satisfaction and results orientated
  • Ability to use new technologies and tools
  • Driving License



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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