Technical Expert

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Date: 07-Oct-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:179123 

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.   

Purpose of the Job

Alstom IS&T Digital Factory team sepcializes on building customer software, IOT solutions and digitial OT initiatives for different Alstom sites. The digital factory team has built & develops different Software app & IOT frameworks like Application Factory which consists of small to medium complexity web applications on Angular & Sprint Boot webserver architecture. The Application factory provides a framework or platform for building business process applications

The resource will be involved in development of custom web apps on the internal framework/platform called Application Factory. This will be a technical lead role with hands on experience in coding & building apps and driving teams on software development


Organisation structure (job belongs to..)

Chief Information and Transformation Officer


        |--IS&T Digital & Innovation Programs Director

           |-- Software Development & IOT Manager


Reports directly to:

Software Development & IOT, Image Analytics manager


Direct reports:

3 to 5 developers - FTE

3 to 5 - External contractors



Purpose of the Role : 

The Technical Manager will report to the IOT& Image Analytics Manager. The role is a technical team manager role, working on providing technical leadership, taking ownership & leading a team of software IOT developers in building IOT solutions, software web applications for internal Alstom customers. The primary responsibility will be on managing the team, project delivery, technical design reviews, stakeholder management, software development, building custom apps, developing a top-quality software product following the Alstom coding standards & industry best practices.


This is a team manager role, with 50% Technical hands-on working & 50% on team management, project delivery management, design reviews & stakeholder management.


The main responsibilities include the following


  • Managing a team of developers on IOT
  • Accountable for complete project delivery of assigned use case.
  • Accountable for the software system design & architecture. Code reviews & mentoring software developers
  • Manage stakeholders, Key users & collaboration with other application teams
  • Responsible to adhere to the set quality & coding standards & hands-on software development
  • Responsible to follow the SCRUM process, attend all meetings, accountable for timely status updates.
  • Accountable to provide estimates & on-time delivery of assigned use case.
  • Be punctual, regular and a team player.



Educational Requirements:

- BE or B Tech Graduation degree

- Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science Engineering /Technology or related field


Must Have Competenices

  • Total experience of 12 + years in end to end software product development
  • Managed a small size team of 3 to 5 developers with at least 2 years of people management experience
  • Responsible for software application system design, done design reviews & peer reviews.
  • Knowledgeable of Java, spring boot, maven.
  • Responsible for application development. Having hands-on experience on java spring boot microservice application for at least 5 years with more than 3 projects.
  • Has been a project lead of developing at least 2 applications & history of being part of development team of at least 3 projects.
  • Embedded programming experience on IOT devices such as RPi, IOT gateway etc


Good to have:

  • Knowledge of Docker, Docker compose for bundling of release artifact.
  • Good to have DevOps exposure – build process, quality & security checks.
  • Self-learning qualities with track record of picking up new skills while on job.
  • Team player and ability to learn new technologies.
  • Knowledge of different IOT solutions


Competences & Skills


  • Strong hands-on experience on Java 9 and above. Clear understanding of collections, multithreading, exception handling, design pattern, module architecture design, problem solving, programming skills.
  • Hands on experience in working on spring boot microservice application.
  • Good (Intermediate to expert) knowledge on microservice architecture.
  • Good(Intermediate to expert) knowledge on build tools – maven, gradle.
  • IOT embedded Technical skills
  • Language : Python, C/C++, C#
  • OS: Ubuntu, Debian, Raspbian
  • Protocols : Mqtt(s), Https(s) and CoAP
  • Devices – Raspberry Pi(Zero, Pi3B+, Pi4), Aurdino, RFIDs, Industrial Gateways
  • Connectivity Protocols – Wifi, Bluetooth, BLE, 4G
  • OTA - Firmware Update
  • Gateway Framework – Iotivity, FUSE etc
  • IOT Platforms – Thingsboard, KAA, Azure IoT
  • Protocols – LORA, SCADA, MODBUS
  • Clear understanding of project structure.

  • Strong in troubleshooting issues & providing resolutions.
  • Be able to design their module and suggest improvement ideas.
  • Aware of software build and release process.
  • Have designed the backend for the module working on.
  • Well versed with working in Agile way, knows Scrum methodology.
  • Team player & quick learning
  • Fluent in English. Excellent in communication.
  • Be able to clearly give status updates and explain impediments.
  • Excellent in picking up new technologies and skill set while on job. Self-learner.

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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