Sr. System Engineer Traction

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Date: 14 Apr 2024

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

  • EN-SR-03: System Engineer Traction (SE)


Purpose of the Job

  • System Engineer Traction is resposible on managing "Provide traction and energy for auxiliaries"  function at train level and associated sub-system(s) at train level and lead technically the engineering studies to reach the required performances at train level.
  • System Engineer Traction  is also in charge on bought subsystem/component perform development activities as for Central SSE Battery


Organisation Reporting

  • Hierarchical: Traction Domain Manager
  • Functional: TSE


Network & Links

  • Engineering team: PrEM, TxE, SE, Experts, SSE, PrRAMS,…
  • Project Manager, Sourcing, PrWM.
  • PU: PrEM 


Performance Measurement/KPI’s

  • TS Dashboard
  • One time delivery



  • On the function for which he/she is in charge, the SE:
  • Technical missions: Responsible for:
  • Performing the transverse requirement allocations to the various subsystems in close collaboration with the relevant specialists,
  • Performing requirement development, coming from reference and applicable documents from Metiers, Standards, Certification, Safety, Platform and Customer
  • Defining the HV architecture, operational modes and functionalities taking as input the external/internal requirements , Writing sub-system specification and architecture description (RSAD2) in collaboration with the SSE/PU/TCE according to train level architecture. Fill the “Entry “connector” to question the TSS catalog.
  • For non catalog components, under TSS design authority:
  •  Writes the Technical Purchasing Specification (TPS0 - Short Specification) when needed.
  •  Writes the TPS1 for supplier consultation and manages technical contact (TPS2) until design has been frozen
  •  Drives technical relationships with suppliers with close management of QCD commitments (CbC), risks & validation (including Design Reviews with suppliers).


Supporting TSE to define applicable train configuration Ensuring coordination between TSS/PU/Metier on interfaces, performances, technical issues resolution during detailed design phase. On TSE request, participating to technical meetings with customer in order to provide support.


V&V activities:

Responsible for:

Defining and performing Train verification strategy in close collaboration with all Engineering metiers, Certification & Validation teams and TSS Team and Participating Units. Writing the train level test specifications Ensuring the train integration and tuning.


During train revenue service:

Responsible for: Technical open issues resolution on TSE request, from investigation to modification implementation and problem closure,


QCD and reporting:

Responsible for: Performing reporting at project level (to TSE, via KPI) and metier level (via weekly reports)

Supporting TSE for implementation and update of Engineering risks mitigation plan, change order process and QCD optimisation

Providing Return of experience to be implemented in Reference Solutions


Knowledge & Experience :

  • Graduated/Post Graduated in Electrical and Electronics Engineer 
  • More than 4 years (Product Engineering)
  • English
  • 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.   


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