ETCS Design Engineer

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Date: 28-Dec-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

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

Execute design activities in design cycle of a project from Preliminary Design phase through Detailed design and Deployment phase.


Organisational Reporting

- Operational Reporting: Project Engineering manager or System Design Leader

- Hierarchical / Functional Reporting: Group Manager


Network & Links

Part of the core project team and works closely with:

- System Design Leader

- Peers of other sub-system

- Peers of other domain such as Safety, RAM and Quality

- ETCS Department Head / ETCS Group Manager

- Team Members



- Perform Prelim Designs, Detailed Designs and ensure implementation of designs in deployment phase.

- Deliver the designs by achieving the agreed QCD target duly ensuring robust design and implementations as per customer requirements.

- Independently applies extensive expertise as a generalist or specialist to meet company standards and customer requirements including the design of complex systems.

- Define specifications for systems in area of specialization to meet contractual obligations.

- Advises and provides technical direction on assigned project(s) to other technical staff reporting within same project(s).


Key performance Indicators

- Understanding and adapting of ALSTOM rules and processes

- Adhering to technical processes and project engineering V Cycle

- Delivers on time with agreed level of quality

- Supporting to multiple projects

- Develops solutions to complex problems requiring innovation and creativity.


Required Technical Skills / Experience

- BE/BTech in Electrical or Electronics Engineering

- 6 to 8 years of experience in rail signalling/locomotive domain.

- Experience in product engineering to meet customer's operational, performance and functional


- Ability to analyse functionality of existing electrical circuitry.

- Strong knowledge on various network protocols.

- Awareness on EN standards

- Knowledge of system engineering lifecycle and related concepts.

- Preferably worked on any of the following systems in design roles: ERTMS / CBTC / Fixed Block ATC Systems, Interlocking, PTC.

- Knowledge of V Cycle and processes related to project engineering in a safety critical domain.

- Strong problem solving / solution finding capability at systems level.

- Good analytical skills.

- Aptitude to propose design decisions and translate it into working functionalities.

- Aptitude to think in an integrative manner to identify and solve potential problems in deployment phase.


Behavioural expectations

- Flexible and resilience to work on multiple projects at a time

- Team orientation

- Effective communication, Stakeholder Management


Innovation & Creativity

- Suggest improvements in the process by applying new methods/techniques for quality throughput.


Domain/Keywords to be used to search the above talent:

- ATC, ERTMS, ETCS, Mainline, PTC, System Engineering, System Design, System Requirement, Architecture, System Integration, Requirement Management, Specifications, and Traceability, System Validation.


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.