Software Design Engineer

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Date: 01-Mar-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:95556 

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.    



Job Title: EN-FR-03: Software Development Engineer (SDE)


Purpose of the Job

He/she performs Software Development activities on the project assigned.

He/she performs integration of the software modules developed for a project. •             


Position in the Organisation


Organisation Reporting

Hierarchical: Software Domain Leader

Operational: Software Development Leader•           

Network & Links

  • Train Control Engineer / Control Engineers
  • Train Control & Monitoring System – Subsystem Engineer
  • Verification & Validation Engineer            

 Performance Measurement/KPI’s

  • Quality of his delivery (included sub-contractor delivery):1st time quality rate > 90% (quality rate = modification validated OK / number of modification applied)
  • Respect of the delivery planning (included sub-contractor delivery):100% OTD
  • Level of application of std Methodologies and Processes for his / her project: 100%
  • Continuous improvement  or Return on Experience (RoE) management from previous projects: 0 missing RoE•     

Accountable for:

  • Delivery of Train Software module and integration of the module, according to his / her Engineering Work Package.
  • Deployment and application of Train Control & Information Solutions development procedures and processes on his / her project.

Responsible for:

  • Producing MPU Control Build Software Model in compliance with TCMS RSAD, Functional Design Document, Interface Control Document, taking into account the RAMS constraints.
  • Developing software / modules for TCMS equipment (while assuring and maximizing the reuse of standard configurable software components
  • Generating executable code and configuration to be loaded on the TCMS equipment  :   MPU (Main Process Unit), MCE (Multi-application Control Electronic)  , DDU (Display Driver Unit) , MVB/WTB, gateway, CRS/TRS
  • Producing the software integration plan, integrate various functions and provide reports, as applicable.
  • Providing support for Supplier interface test on TCMS Test Bench
  • Providing support during train integration, upon request.
  • Providing support during train validation, upon request.
  • Managing the RoE of his activity for both design process and applicative function library
  • Implementing the development practices and rules as defined in the Train Control support plans (SyMDP, SyQP, SCMP, SyVP).
  • Resolving and follow the open points of configuration management raised by the Quality Assurance of the TCMS Software•       

Job Specifications
Knowledge & Experience

  • Hands-on development experience of one or more software phases like software development, hardware-software integration etc, with minimum of 3 years’ experience.
  • Experience in developing in IEC61131-3 software or using model-based development tools like MATLAB / Simulink, Control Build etc.
  • Familiarity with real-time, distributed controllers and their functioning.
  • Knowledge of real time network protocols like MVB, Ethernet, CAN, RS232, RS 485 etc •        

Team size
•             Not Applicable
•             Optimisation of codes



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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Developer, Quality Assurance, Testing, Technology