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Date: 13 Jun 2024

Location: Bangalore, IN

Company: Alstom

As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €7.3 billion and booked €10.0 billion of orders in the 2016/17 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 32,800 people. UNIFE report forecasts India's accessible market at 4B€ over 2016-18, with growth of 6.6%. Alstom has established a strong presence in India and is currently executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stock manufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCity in Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom is executing Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343 Km. section on World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of high horse power locomotives is also in full swing at Madhepura in Bihar. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with a strong manufacturing base as well as localized supply chains, is uniquely positioned to serve customers across the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs close to 3000 people and in line with Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ policy initiative, Alstom has been investing heavily in the country in producing world class rolling stock, components, design, research and development to not only serve the domestic market, but also rest of the world.

Purpose of the Job

A technical leader with hands on knowledge and ability to assess V&V requirements, propose solution architecture from Alstom product portfolio and facilitate deployment for metro customers.  Facilitate V&V lifecycle across all phases of project lifecycle viz. V&V Design, Integration of data, validating, debugging issues and Reporting. Responsible for overseeing project engineering of system V&V, technical/engineering management across all APAC projects. Shall also act as a tender leader, leading APAC tenders as V&V WPO. Incumbent shall be a single point of contact with product line teams and STO U400 solution/S&P teams representing all APAC projects.

Organisation Reporting

  • Operational Reporting: PrEM (during project execution).Hierarchical / Functional Reporting: Department Head

Network & Links:


Part of the Core Project Team and works closely with the:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Engineering Manager
  • Team members
  • Department Head
  • Work Package Controller of all projects
  • product team
  • STO U400 solution /S&P team.
  • Tools & Simulation team
  • Tender Core team


  • Bench Suppliers ( Nexeaya & Milesys)
  • IT Infrastructure suppliers ( DELL/VMWARE)



Facilitate V&V lifecycle for Urban solution for all APAC projects to deliver the content of V&V Work Package as committed and meet customer satisfaction and QCD goals.


  • Facilitate V&V lifecycle across all phases of project lifecycle viz. viz. V&V Design, Integration of data, validating, debugging issues and reporting.
  • Independently applies extensive expertise as a generalist or specialist to meet company standards and customer requirements including the validation of complex new / modified products/ systems. Defines validation specifications for new or modified products / systems in area of specialization to meet contract requirements. Performs responsibilities with limited direction from the manager.
  • Develops solutions to complex problems requiring innovation and creativity. Provides technical leadership to individuals or teams in resolving problems as defined above.
  • Advises and provides technical direction on assigned project(s) to other technical staff reporting within same project(s).
  • Leads or participate in technical discussions directly with customer and represents / protects the company’s interest. Works with project manager involving potential modifications to company’s specifications delivered so far.
  • Leads and provides input for cross – functional teams to meet project schedules.
  • Reviews specification documents and manages input to technical proposal and cost estimates as requested.
  • Provides technical input to or provides required documentation as needed per assigned procedure, process and activity being performed.
  • Mentors those less experienced in the department.
  • Participate in root-cause analysis and resolution of issues detected in team deliverables.
  • Support defect liability/warranty period working closely with T&C to solve customer problems/design defects
  • Keeps abreast of technologies used by the company, industries to remain current and prepared for technology chances within the work environment.
  • 0% rework iterations and no delays due to activities/interdependencies not planned earlier
  • Performs other related activities as requested.

Knowledge & Experience

  1. 6-11 years of Signaling experience
  2. Technical expertise in functional area
  3. Exhibited leadership in directing the activities of others in area of specialization
  4. Degree in Electrical engineering or Electronics Engineering
  5. V&V Lifecycle
  6. Should have worked on any of the system type - ERTMS / CBTC/ Fixed Block Systems
  7. ISTQB Certification

Required  Experience / Skill Set

 Systems thinking – 3 views system engineering (functional, architectural and operational), test requirement management/traceability, system V&V /solution architecture /design.

  • Detailed Engineering specifications, Signaling rules, Configuring the V&V to adapt to customer needs.
  • Analysis / debugging / troubleshooting acumen.
  • Technical decision making.

Process advance working knowledge in following areas:

  • CBI/ATS/ATC Functional Design Overview.
  • CBI/ATS/ATC Architecture Description.
  • In Depth Virtualization Concepts
  • In Depth Networking skills
  • In depth Alstom/COTS Product knowledge.
  • Freeware/Tools knowledge used across V&V.
  • Basic understanding of Software ,to automate the validation activity
  • Detail design
  • Generation test descriptions / operations descriptions
  • Implementation of Simulation design and rules scenario
  • Knowledge on Interface of Equipment of tracks, Signaling cubicles & onboard
  • Extend the validation  to troubleshoot the Testing and commissioning feedback

Competencies desired in following areas:

  • Personal Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Energetic Multitasking
  • Excellent and clear communication
  • Team Orientation
  • Flexibility and resilience


Suggest to Project Manager / Technical Manager / Department Head/Product team  about improvements in process by applying new techniques

Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment,  that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users.  As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry

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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