Train Control System Engineer

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Date: 03-Feb-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 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.    

Purpose of the Job

He/ she manages the development of all Train Control & Information Systems (TC&IS) deliverables (sub-system, electrical and software work products) for a Project from offer, specification, design ,validation to end of warranty period.


Organisation Reporting

  • Hierarchical : Site TC&IS Metier Manager
  • Functional   : Project Engineering Manager (PrEM), Train System Engineer (TSE) of the Project

Network & Links

  • Project Engineering Manager (PrEM)
  • Train System Engineer (TSE) /Train Design Engineer (TDE)
  • RAMS, SLI, Quality
  • Internal or external suppliers
  • Certification & Validation
  • Schematic & Apparatus team


Performance Measurement/KPI’s

  • On-time delivering : 100%
  • Closure of open points or escalation : 10 open days maximum
  • Compliance to Engineering Work Package’s  (variation orders excluded) : 100%
  • Respect of Design For Quality milestones : 100% Go On Time,   in accordance with the standards or rules of his Metier
  • Respect of performances of the system provided : 100%



Accountable for :

  • Validating the TC&IS Development, Configuration, Validation and Management Plan application.
  • Achieving the specified software quality requirements detailed in System Engineering and TCMS Software Quality Plan and informs the team members of their associated responsibilities.
  • Ensuring the quality on all domain of his/her project (Schematic, Apparatus, Software…)
  • Managing the design planning and the achievement of the Design/Verification reviews in all step of the Design For Quality cycle 
  • Delivering all TC & IS Engineering outputs including, TCMS RSADs, Software specification or Functional Design Description FDD, Software, Electrical Schemes and Electrical Products definition (with the support of Electrical Lead Engineer), in compliance with the Engineering Quality Cost Delay commitments.
  • Managing interface and ensure follow up of sub-systems  (electrical components, PACIS, CCTV, Multimedia, TCMS, Event recorder, Train Ground Communication, ATC/Safety equipment)
  • Ensuring standardization and maximize the carry over with previous project
  • Supporting Industrial and Manufacturing areas during First Train Assembly
  • Supporting Commissioning and Validation area during First Train tests

Responsible for :

  • Functional management of the Train Control & IS resources of his/her project
  • Formulating a design solution that fulfils the specified customer requirements by defining the architecture and performances of the TCIS subsystems and functional studies he/she is responsible for, maximizing the re-use of service-proven design patterns
  • Monitoring, control and consolidate the TC & IS work package (Work Package Review, Risk mitigation, Quality Cost Delay project target) and ensure the reporting activities to the Project Engineering Manager of the project
  • Defining the applicable TCMS configuration (low voltage scheme, apparatus, and software version) with the Train System Engineer, Train Design Engineer, Project Engineering Manager and its team.
  • Contributing to the return of experiences on his/her domain (Software, Schematic, Apparatus)

Knowledge & Experience

  • English language
  • Rolling stock functional engineer experiences on several train functions
  • Work package and Team management experiences
  • Hands-on electrical and schematic design activity
  • Hands-on experience in design & development of model based control systems using application tools like Control Build, Matlab / Simulink, Matrix or similar tools.
  • Knowledge of network topologies and interfaces for Serial, Ethernet, MVB and other industrial communication network.
  • Communication abilities


Team size

  • Functional reports : he/she manages about 5 persons
  • Depending on the project size, his/her scope of accountability represents a workload of up to 40 full time equivalents 


Use the return of experience on new project, to improve TC&IS development techniques

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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