Train Validation Engineer

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Date: 18-Nov-2022

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 & Purpose
Job Title EN-VR-04: TVE - Train Validation Engineer

Purpose of the Job 

  • He/she leads the Certification and Validation activities for the Train level during project execution.   
  • He/she commits and manages QCD for Certification and Validation. 

Position in the Organisation
Organisation Reporting 

  • Hierarchical : SCVM Site Certification & Validation Manager 
  • Functional : PrEM Project Engineering Manager

Network & Links 

  • Internal Interfaces : Train System Engineer, Project Core team, Certification and Validation managers/engineers 
  • External Interfaces : Suppliers, Test labs, Infrastructure, Customers and Authorities


  • Performance Measurement/KPI’s 
  • Certification and Validation QCD objectives achievement

Responsibilities Accountable for: 

  • Implementing the standard prcess and related methodologies and tools in order to ensure Certification and Validation efficiency 
  • Writing test procedures 
  • Test Execution and Test Report Ensuring the timely issue of the Validation proves (including proves of lower level systems and components) and consolidating Validation files 
  • Providing structured REX to feed costing activities, and to enrich the CV metier technical repository.

Responsible for : 

  • Reviewing part of the Sub-System Validation Plan relevant to test at Train level and accepting (to be included in Train Validation Plan) or rejecting considering other possibilities 
  • Managing the Train level validation activities, creating and maintaining the Validation Plan 
  • Managing the Certification and Validation (CV) project team 
  • Approving Train System handover 
  • Approving reviewing Train Test Procedures / reports 
  • Managing the validation schedule, optimizing the validation sequence in relationship with the train design and configuration maturity and test means availibility 
  • For CV scope establishing & organizing Technical Interface with customer, producing Customer Documents and obtaining Customer Approval when necessary

Job Specifications
Knowledge & Experience 

  • Experience in team and project management : 1 to 3 years depending on team size, multi-metiers or multi-sites team and project, including Customer and external stakeholders
  • Technical Management 
  • Train system knowledge (system analysis, railways) : at least 2 years 
  • Tests organization capability, knowledge of planning tools 
  • Knowledge of Standards & Regulation 
  • Knowledge of Work Package Management 
  • Fluent in english 
  • Required electrical habilitation level, for instance (french definitions) : B2V - B2V Essai - BE Essais - BR - BC H2V - H2V Essais - HE Essais – HC

Team size 

  • Direct reports: he/she manages about 1 to 10 persons

Innovation On a yearly basis: 

  • Validate and submit the investment requests (CAPEX)


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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