Software (SW) Configuration Engineer

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Date: 11 Jun 2024

Location: Athens, GR

Company: Alstom

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.

Purpose of the job:

  • Design software components and implement them
  • Ensure QCD management on software development activities


Reports directly to:

  • Software Métier Leader


Network & Links


  • Hardware Engineers
  • RAM (Reliability Availability Maintainability) Engineers
  • V&V Engineers
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Safety Assurance Engineers
  • Cybersecurity Engineers


Main Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the elaboration of the software specification & architecture, in collaboration with the software architect
  • Develop software components:
    • Perform the software components detailed design & coding
    • Set up the software development tool chain
    • Specify, design, prepare and perform tests and verifications of his / her deliverables
    • Put software work products under configuration management
    • Support software / software integration, together with the other software designers
    • Support hardware / software integration, together with the hardware designers
  • Sustain the software
  • Keep informed of the evolution of technologies through techno watch
  • Contribute to standardization by reusing existing solutions or by implementing reusable solutions, including COTS (Commercial Off-The-Shelf)
  • Apply processes and standards
  • Contribute to continuous improvement (REX: Return of Experience, process, …)


Educational Requirements 


  • Engineering University Degree or equivalent.




  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in engineering
  • Practical experience of working on projects at various stages in a project lifecycle
  • Good communication skills in English


  • Railway software development
  • Vital or secure software development


Competencies & Skills

  • Good oral communication skills
  • Good written English communication skills
  • Team management
  • Ability to work transversally with Engineering teams


Position based in Athens


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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