System and Design Group Manager

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Date: 17 May 2024

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:433321 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.




Organize the specification & design activities in ICC Mainline Department. Lead a team involved in a set of programs or projects, ensuring quality target and repeatable performances. Staff the team and follow-up program/project strategy definition and task execution, delivering as per QCD commitments. Identify, generalize and stabilize best practices, proposing deployment Alstom-wide. Lead continuous team improvement, plan trainings and coach the team, nurture skill growth and capitalization. Stand as reference in your domain, for both your team and your peers.


Network & Links


  • Program Managers / Project managers
  • Project/Program Quality Safety Managers
  • Safety Assurance Managers & Engineers


Key responsibilities

  • Manage the resources and skills development of the TMS specification & design group.
  • Ensuring that the supervisory subsystem meets the needs and improvements required by projects and implementing the system engineering process,
  • To interact with other professions (software, security, validation ...) in order to maintain the consistency of the subsystem and the compatibility of new needs with the existing base and to allow validation and certification of the system, 
  • Ensure the application of the product strategy by defining the application engineering processes and tools used by projects.
  • Define and follow the design KPI for quality and progress
  • Attend the most critical Design review of the projects and guarantee the development & integration will be as easy as possible.
  • Perform REX on the specification and design activities on project
  • Ensure coordination with development and Validation teams.
  • Agree and implement with the department head and the peer domain leaders the department guidelines (team profile and skills, growth plans, discipline evolutions in terms of technology, competitiveness, …)
  • Develop and maintain Métier / domain competences, coaching the team and growing World Class Engineering Experts
  • Set clear team goals, delegate tasks and set deadlines
  • Provide support to team project/program execution
  • Promote Alstom values to his/her team
  • Continuously motivate, encourage, evaluate and recognize, train and develop resources, in cooperation with HR, as per approved performance evaluation process and targets
  • Deploy ADM Process, Methods and Tools in Project Engineering team, providing feedback for Process reviews
  • Collect REX from execution and innovation opportunities to feed Reference Library where applicable and share outcomes at department level
  • Estimate / Validate activities quotations for tenders and projects
  • Manage adequacy between estimated workload and capacity, taking into account subcontracting & business strategies; report status and issues to department head
  • Commit in Project/Program/Tender QCD related to its Métier/domain



  • Bachelor/Post Graduate in Engineering – IT, CS, ECE & EEE or Equivalent



  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and able to guide, influence and convince others in a matrix organization
  • Outstanding Technical leader with proven track record in managing multi software programs towards successful delivery.
  • Team Player with prior experience in working with European customer is not mandatory but preferable    
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Decision-making skills



  • 12-15 years of Experience in system requirements, design and deployment methods (V-cycle, SysML models, requirement analysis)
  • Preferred from Engineering Captive Units or signalling companies
  • Experienced in design and deployment methodology (V cycle, SysML, requirement management) 
  • Experienced in software development in industrial environments most preferably in C++ or C#,
  • Some knowledge on signalling system - Optional
  • Knowledge of network and network protocols (OPC, SOAP, …)
  • Knowledge of technical elements linked to modern Railway Signalling (IP networks, embedded software, XML technology) 
  • Fluent in English 
  • Autonomy and proactive attitude are key success factors for this job.
  • Preffered from Engineering Captive Units or signalling companies.



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

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