Software Verification & Test Domain Leader

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Date: 14-May-2022

Location: Bangalore, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:223741 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Job Title

EN-FR-05: Software Verification & Test Domain Leader (SV&TDL)

(SCDL – Software & Control, S&ADL - Schematics & Apparatus, SWDL - Software, V&TDL - Verification & Test)

Purpose of the Job

  • He/she manages the resources, in the broad sense, required by a Project to execute engineering activities of one of the Train Control and Information Solutions (TC&IS) Domain: sub-system, schematics & apparatus, software or verification & test.
  • He/she supports consistent development of 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 Head – Software Factory
  • Functional - He/she reports to Head – Software Factory


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



Performance Measurement KPI’s

  • Global workload management of his/her team :Capacity = workload ± 10%
  • Workforce staffing ramp-up at project start up :(Capacity = workload) at T0 + 1 month
  • Level of application of standard process & tools :100% standard process & tools applied
  • Return of Experience (REX) management between projects :ZERO missing REX between projects



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
  • Promoting continuous improvement initiatives in his/her team
  • Managing the traceability and configuration of tools used by his/her team
  • Supporting Tenders on some costing issues
  • Supporting Projects on some technical or process issues


Responsible for :

  • Assigning the resources (staff, tools, …) for executing Projects engineering WP of his/her Domain
  • Managing the workload, including the sub-contracted part (technical assistance or work-package)
  • Contributing to the sub-contracting strategy in liaise with Sourcing
  • Evaluating performance and setting objectives of his/her team
  • Defining the training plan appropriate to his/her team’s needs and Alstom strategy
  • Networking with other sites to share workload, Return on Experience and Technology topics
  • Proposing to the Site TC&IS Manager the investments for HW & SW necessary to ensure the deliveries on projects conducted by the Site.
  • Managing his/her Domain by using regularly updated KPIs related to his/her Domain
  • Keeping be informed of the QCD of Projects his/her team contributes to, 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
  • Managing and sharing the RoE 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 of hands-on activities of his/her Domain activities on multiple projects (at least 2 years in Railways or Automotive domain) like :
    • Sub-system : requirement gathering, specification, architecture
    • Software : software development
    • Schematics & Apparatus : electrical development, notions of manufacturing
    • Verification & test : test specification, hardware-software integration
  • Experience in team and project management (at least 5 years).
  • 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

  • Direct reports : he/she manages from 5 to 30 persons
  • Depending on sites or nature of developments , his/her scope of accountability represents a workload of up to 50 full time equivalents



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 and derive product R&D topics if useful



Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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