Software Development Leader

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Date: 26-Aug-2021

Location: Barcelona, B, Spain

Company: Alstom

Req ID:70881 

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 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  




Software Development Leader (SDL)








Barcelona, Santa Perpetua de la Mogoda




  • He/she manages Software Development resources and activities on the project assigned.
  • He/she is responsible for the delivery of each software baseline according to the QCD requirements.




Accountable for :


  • Delivery of Train Software according to his / her Engineering Work Package.
  • Deployment and application of Train Control & Information Solutions development procedures, processes & design rules on his / her project. 
  • Ensuring proper management and traceability of the hardware and software configuration - including design tools - (producing the release notes).
  • Ensure that the content of the baselines, of the release or delivery notes and of the Software Reference versions identifications are in conformity with the release.
  • Maintaining and Controlling KPIs for the project and reporting to S/W Domain Leader. 
  • Accountable for Software Validation


Responsible for:


  • Monitoring, Controlling and consolidating the software development work-package. As such  Organizes, leads the work package reviews for the project he/she is in charge.
  • Manages the Risk Assessment and Mitigation Plan.
  • Reports the target to project Train Control work package owner. 
  • Integration of  Software Modules with various modules within TCMS subsystem like MPU, DDU etc &  in-charge of Configuration management for TCMS Software activities. 
  • Ensuring the overall performance of executable code loaded on target, for the project that he / she is leading. 
  • Initiating and following-up with action plans to solve issues and/or improve results in projects.
  • Establishing and sharing Return on Experience of his/her activities with Domain Leader and proposing improvements on Software Development process and tools defined by Domain Leader.
  • Integration of software modules with various modules within TCMS subsystem like DDU, MPU etc.
  • Contributing to the Generation of Quality Plan. 
  • Managing Sub-contractors.



Educational Requirements


Industrial Engineering Degree




  • Hands-on development experience of software phases like requirement gathering, software development, hardware-software integration etc (minimum of 2 years’ experience in Railway or Automotive domain). 
  • Experience in leading complete product life-cycle of at least 2 projects (minimum of 2 years’ experience).
  • Experience in developing software using model based development tools like  Matlab / Simulink, Control Build etc


Competencies & Skills


  • Good Working level Knowledge of network protocols like MVB, Ethernet, CAN, RS232, RS 485.
  • Managing work packages for sub-contractors.  




Continuous improvement of software develoopment techniques to optimise available computing resources.       



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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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