Software Designer

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Date: 02-May-2021

Location: Bangalore, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:102140 

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.    

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The Selected candidate will work with a highly motivated team involved in development of complex embedded solutions. The candidate will join with our Bangalore development center and will be part of Core Platforms & Products  team in Bangalore reporting to PM of the DC.


ROLE : Software Architect  :

This position is for a highly motivated, energetic Software Designer who will develop software applications for DMI (Driver Machine Interface, Train Borne part of ERTMS).



 As a Software Designer, you will demonstrate that a software or software component fulfills its intended use when placed in its intended environment (real or simulated). You will interface with System, project, and Quality teams to meet QCD commitments as per the project needs.Development (specification, design & designer tests) of railways DMI Application Software.  This Software implements the interface between the driver in the train cabin and the EVC (European Vital Computer) equipment.  This Software could include high level communication layers.  This Software doesn’t include low level communication layers.

Development of big and minor changes in an existing Software, Integration on target.and functional tests in lab.

Our  programs employ a full life cycle software development process that is scaled to the size of the project.  The candidate will lead requirements capture, software architecture and design, implementation, and unit test.



  • Develop high quality software as per design identified and approved specification.
  • Act as point of contact for all stake holders.
  • Participate in project estimation and planning.
  • Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design
  • Work closely with other software developers and engineers
  • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.
  • Contribute to standardization by reusing existing solutions or by implementing reusable solutions
  • Apply organization processes and standards
  •  Own and/or participate in technical reviews



B.Tech./ B.E./M.E./M.Tech./M.S. in Computer Science, Information Technology, EE, EEE,



  • Be Innovative and demonstrate to peers and implement in creation of code libraries, reusable codes, and model-based developments, He should be agile and adaptive to Project dynamics
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and able to guide, influence and convince others in a matrix organization.
  • Good Team player and have ownership towards assigned task & deliveries
  • Rigorous, reliable, analytical and synthetic turn of mind.
  • Responsible, Customer orientated
  • Good autonomy and perseverance.
  • Capable of breaking cultural barriers in order to work efficiently with westerns countries.
  • Good mind openness, voluntary to understand and learn more.
  • Available for sporadic travels abroad.



  • Development in “structured text” in Codesys environment (IEC 61131-3 PLC programming language) if not, development environment for automates, if not Pascal, C or C++ programming language.
  • Functional Sw specification.
  • Testing skills: functional, unit and integration tests
  • Versioning and Modification management (SVN, Git, Clearquest and RTC tools).
  • Development methodology: V-model, Agile
  • Exposure/ Knowledge Of Standards: CENELEC SIL4 / DO178A / DO178B
  • Strong Problem-solving aptitude



  • 6-8 years of experience in design of Software modules in complex embedded systems.
  • Strong knowledge Software architecture and refactoring
  • Excellent knowledge and strong experience in C and Codesys programming.
    Experience in any configuration management tool  like ClearCase etc..
  • Knowledge of any bug reporting tool like Bugzilla ,Clear Quest  etc..
  • Knowledge in Railway Signaling Domain is an added advantage
  • Exposure to Embedded application development is an added advantage.
  • The ideal applicant will able to thrive in a highly collaborative workplace and actively engage in the development process spread across different geographical locations.
  • Decent experience in delivery of design, analysis, development, testing and delivery.  

IT Skills: MS office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


  • Proficient in English language
  • Good written and Verbal communication skills

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​

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