Rolling Stock Sub-System Engineer- Lighting 1

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Date: 12 Feb 2024

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Purpose of the Job:

The System Engineer defines the architecture, the functionalities of the Internal and external Lighting systems. He/she shall technically lead the engineering studies in order to reach performances in compliance with requirements.


Organisation Reporting:

  • Direct report: Train Design System Domain Leader
  • Functional report: Project / Sub-System Manager /TSE during project duration


Network & Links

  • Strong link with others System Engineers and Train system Engineer.
  • Project network: Product / project technical core team, PrEM, Sub-System Manager, Train System Engineer
  • Technical network: System experts, Product Technical Manager


Performance Measurement/KPI’s

  • 100% of technical requirements covered and taken into account in the design
  • Respect of DFQ milestones and on time delivery
  • TD Dashboard



  • Define and implement the functional, performance, transverse and train level requirements of the dedicated subsystem.
  • Performing requirement development, coming from reference and applicable documents from Metiers, Standards, Certification, Safety, Platform and Customer
  • Define and mature the Interface (mechanical and electrical) for the dedicated subsystem along with the stakeholders.
  • Verify the subsystem at subsystem level and train level including design reviews.
  • Performing train system FMECA in coordination with RAMS team
  • Ensuring consistency and compatibility between all the sub-systems specifications
  • Delivering the subsystem documentation (Requirement Specification and Architecture Description RSAD, Technical Purchase Specification TPS, Interface Control Document ICD)
  • Ensuring coordination between TSS/PU/Metier on interfaces, performances, technical issues resolution during detailed design phase.
  • Support sourcing, suppliers, PUs, S&A Engineers, Train design engineers, ILS engineers, RAMS engineers, and validation engineers at different stages of DFQ cycle.
  • Review of supplier documentation, prepare customer deliverables as per the project plan, support and witness FAI, type tests
  • Control of changes after design freeze and perform impact analysis.
  • Defining and performing Train verification and validation strategy in close collaboration with all Engineering metiers, Certification & Validation teams, TSS Team and Participating Units
  • Support technical issues during train revenue service. From investigation to problem closure
  • On TSE request, participating to technical meetings with customer in order to provide support.
  • Supporting TSE for implementation and update of Engineering risks mitigation plan, change order process and QCD optimisation
  • Providing Return of experience to be implemented in Reference Solutions


Knowledge & Experience:

  • Bachelor / Master degree in Electrical / Electronics Engineering
  • 4 to 8 years experience in Lighting hardware design and development

  • Familiarity with Train system knowledge and Hands-on experience in design & development of Internal and external Lighting for Railways/Automotive domain.

  • Able to work in a team and share easily work result

  • Good Communications and interpersonnel skills

  • Customer Focus / Management skills

  • Structured and organised with Hand-on approach

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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