Software Engineer

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Date: 15-Mar-2023

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.  

Job Title & Purpose

Job Title

VTE - Verification & Test Engineer


Purpose of the Job

  • He/she performs validation and verification activities on functions and TC&IS sub-system (TCMS SW, S&A, PACIS & SIG) on the project assigned
  • He/she executes engineering activities of one of the Train Control and Information Solutions (TC&IS)


Domain: Verification & test.

  • He/she develops competencies required for this domain, following the right methodologies and tools.
  • He/she ensures the application of the standard processes in his domain.


Position in the Organisation, Organisation Reporting

  • Hierarchical - He/she reports to the  VTE Domain Leader and Site TC& IS Metier Manager
  • Functional - He/she reports as per project engineering management

Network & Links

  • Project Engineering Managers (PrEM)
  • Train Control Engineers (TCE)
  • Train System Engineers (TSE)
  • Central TC&IS team
  • Leaders of other Domains on his/her site
  • Leaders of the same Domain on other sites


Accountable for :

•           Applying the standard processes and related methodologies and tools in order to ensure his/her Domain efficiency within projects development

•           Defining, developing and sharing re-usable “design patterns” in his/her domain

•           Developing continuous improvement initiatives

•           Working on the traceability and configuration of tools

•           Supporting Tenders on technical and costing issues

•           Supporting Projects on technical or process issues


Responsible for :  

•           Delivery of TC&IS verification & test procedures on the functions and sub-systems in his/her scope

•           Delivery of Verification & Tests tools to be used during Validation Campaign

•           Setting-up the verification & test environment applying the appropriate configuration

•           Performing TC&IS verification and tests on PC, test-benches and trains

•           Delivery of TC&IS verification & test reports on the functions and sub-systems in his/her scope

•           Delivery of TC&IS coverage matrix on the functions and sub-systems in his/her scope

•           Configuration management of Verification & Test deliverables on the functions and sub-systems in his/her scope è 100% deliverables properly managed into configuration database

•           Management of validation status of change requests (CR) on the functions and sub-systems in his/her scope è all CR status up-to-date in CR database (in line with test procedures and reports)

•           Management of CR on the functions and sub-systems in his/her scope è All NOK results in test reports related to a CR

•           Executing Project engineering work-packages of his/her Domain

•           Contributing to the sub-contracting strategy in liaise with Sourcing

•           Proposing investments for HW & SW necessary to ensure the deliveries on projects conducted by the Site.

•           Maintaining regularly updated KPIs related to his/her Domain

•           Keeping be informed of the QCD of Projects in order to propose improvements, if necessary. Initiating and following up action plans to solve issues common across projects and/or improve results in projects

•           Sharing the Return on Experience of his/her activities with Central TC&IS

•           Proposing improvements on his/her Domain  process and tools defined by Central TC&IS


Job Specifications

Knowledge & Experience

•           Experience in modelling, Verification and Validation automation tools like labview, teststand, RT-RT, Matlab etc.

•           Experience in Hardware in loop testing, ATE and testbenches development and Experience of hands-on activities of his/her Domain activities on multiple projects (at least 2 years in Railways or Automotive domain) like :

•           Verification & test : test specification, hardware-software integration

•           Familiarity with Domain modelling tools and Product Life Cycle management tools

•           Fluent in English

•           Train system knowledge (system analysis, railways) (at least 2 years),

Team size

•           Become part of Verification & Validation team of size 65


On a yearly basis :

•           Make proposals of R&D topics leading to improvements of performance of Engineering in term of Quality or Productivity

•           Identify necessary investment (CAPEX)

All along the year :

•           Follow market innovations in his/her domain, develop and derive product R&D topics if useful

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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