Application Design Engineer

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Date: 15-Oct-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:81801 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.    

Purpose of the Job

  • Define, produce and validate all the application data and parameters needed to customize the customer solution, either at System level or at Subsystem level (e.g. IXL, ATC, ICC, N&T, PACIS, …)
  • Produce the engineering typical drawings of the execution design.

Organisation Structure

TIS Regional Center / Project Office Project Engineering

Organisational Reporting

- Direct report line to the relevant Department Head, according to the RC Project Engineering organisation.

- Dotted report line to Project Engineering Manager (PrEM) (during project execution)

Performance Measurement

  • Deliver the content of Work Package by achieving the agreed QCD commitment.
  • Understanding and applying relevant Alstom rules, processes, methods and tools: no deviation or shortcut, especially for SIL 4 subsystems.
  • Number of design defects detected during the validation phases.

What are my responsibilities?

  • Define, produce and validate all the application data and parameters needed to customize the customer solution, either at System level or at Subsystem level (e.g. IXL, ATC, ICC, N&T, PACIS, …).
  • For IXL (Interlocking), produce Control Tables / Route Tables.
  • Produce the typical engineering drawings of the execution design, which can be, depending on the system / subsystem level:
  • Track insulation and bonding plans ; details of the rail polarity and cable arrangement / insulated joint of the track circuit.
  • Principles of cables layout, in sation and between the stations.
  • Station equipment location.
  • Support the PrEM in the Bill of Materials (BOM) preparation, including equipment codification request (CLAMP) and quantities.
  • Manage all documents from the customer project to carry out application engineering studies during all project life.


What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • Minimum 4+ experience in rail signaling domain .
  • Should have  at least completed one design cycle for any signaling project .
  • Should have clear understanding on  signal engineering process
  • Should have designed interlocking schemes,aspect charts/bit chart / Signaling interface plan .
  • Should be able to decide and design the required field devices to make signaling layout work  as per head way needs .
  • Good knowledge on selecting and sizing the right kind field devices for signaling layout . Should be skillfull to  design and configure  such as -fouling points , overlap, route, stations, zones etc.
  • Knowledge of Global Signaling products for the purposes of executing projects for interlocking and crossing applications using the VHLC, ElectrologIXS, HXP, Axle Counter, AFTAC.
  • Should have done system configuration, test procedures and produced
  • project technical design  documentation.
  • Should be capable of developing design documents & Application logic design for F&M projects . Coverage specifically to interface plans & Application logic design for North American projects.  Work closely with NAM engineering Team.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


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