Software Architect

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Date: 19-Nov-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:171043 

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.  


As a Software Architect, you will be resposible for the complete architecture and owner of getting the delivery of the software modules by ensuring detailed design and implementation of those modules. You will interface with PM, Software designers and V&V designers and support program towards QCD commitments.



         • Contribute to the elaboration of product/system specification & architecture, in collaboration with the Product architect/ System Engineering Manager

         • Perform SW activities:

                   o Define the software requirements specifications:

                                  􀂃 Define the functional requirements, operational requirements, interfaces requirements and the requirements linked to performance / Safety … constraints

                                  􀂃 Ensure that all the requirements can be validated (testability, …)

                   o Define the software architecture:

                                 􀂃 Elaborate the functional and structural breakdown into SW components & modules

                                 􀂃 Allocate the requirements to the SW components / modules

                                 􀂃 Define the interfaces between the SW components / modules

                                 􀂃 Define the dynamical behaviour of the software

                                 􀂃 Validate the feasibility of the solution: model simulation, mock-up

                   o Define main technical choices for SW development:

                                 􀂃 Select SW Tools, Methodology (ex : UML, …) & coding rules, strictly following internal process/methods & tools recommendations

                                 􀂃 Select the Operating System & Software language

                                 􀂃 Define SW Coding strategy (ex: encoding,)

                   o Arbitrate and validate major SW design choices

                   o Perform SW/SW and HW/SW integration, together with the HW architect

                   o Prepare and perform SW requirements tests, SW/SW & SW/HW integration tests and verifications of his/her deliverables, prior to the ones formally performed by a dedicated V&V team (depending on Safety Integrity Level)

        • Sustain the SW

        • Remain informed of the evolution of technologies through techno watch

        • Contribute to TIS standardization by reusing existing solutions or by defining reusable solutions, including COTS (Component Off the Shelf)

       • Apply and ensure application of processes and standards

       • Contribute to continuous improvement (RoE: Return of Experience, process …)


Qualifications & Skills:

EDUCATION Bachelor/Post Graduate in Engineering – IT, CS, ECE & EEE.



Demonstrate excellent communication skills and able to guide, influence and convince others in a matrix organization Outstanding Technical leader with proven track record in managing multi software programs towards successful delivery. Be Innovative and demonstrate to peers and implement in creation of Reference Libraries, reusable codes, and model based developments Demonstrate excellent communication skills and able to guide, influence and convince others in a matrix organization. Team Player with prior experience in working with European customer is not mandatory but preferable.



11+ years of experience in design of Software Architecture & Design, development. The ideal candidate should have good experience in Multitier applications and good application to software process and coding guidelines.He must be well versed with all database concepts and proficient in SQL. The ideal applicant will able to thrive in a highly collaborative workplace and actively engage in the development process spread across different geographical locations. Significant experience in delivery of design, analysis, development, testing and delivery. Rail industry background is highly desirable, alternatively similar industries can also be considered.

     - Hands on experience end to end software development

    - Technical expertise on any of the technologies (C# based)

    - Strong software design modeling (UML).

    - Exposure to any one of the unit test frameworks

    - Strong interpersonal skills

    - Strong communication skills

    - Good documentation skills

    - Strong technical management (task allocation skills, etc.)

    - Good conflict management skills with other stake holders

    - Exposure into customer/client interactions

    - Ready to take frequent short travels/long term travels

    - Good mentoring skills


   Good to have

     - HMI Ergonomic/UX designs

    - Any one of Scripting language

          • Language Skills:

                 ◦ Programming: C#, WPF, WCF and Web Services, .Net, Microsoft SQL(Database)

                 ◦ Multi core / Multi-Threading - Windows

                 Knowledge of XML, XSD, XSLT transformation, JSON, REST APIs is an added advantage

          • Location for the role? Travel? If yes, how much (%): Bangalore

         • Contract Type/ Bonus (OPTIONAL): Full- Time

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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