Train System Engineer

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Date: 25-Apr-2021

Location: Barcelona, B, Spain

Company: Alstom

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Job Title


Train System Engineer




Fixed term (12 months)




Barcelona - Santa Perpetua


Purpose of the Job


Perform trade off on architecture definition and technically lead the engineering studies in order to reach the performances




Technical missions:


Accountable for:


  • The train global performances.
  • For requirement development, coming from reference and applicable documents from Metiers, Standards, Certification, Safety, Platform and Customer,For transverse requirement allocations to the various subsystems in close collaboration with the relevant specialists.
  • Operational analysis definition and validation by the Customer.
  • Functional analysis and specification.
  • The train level FMECA in coordination with RAMS team.
  • To define the global Train System architecture as input the external/internal requirements.
  • To ensure consistency and compatibility between all the sub-systems specifications.
  • For the applicable train configuration.


Responsible for:


  • Technical interface with customer in order to provide support to Project Manager (and PrWM during revenue service).
  • Make arbitration on architecture definition between the subsystems to reach the best compromise at train level.

During train revenue service


Accountable for:


  • Technical open issues resolution in line with project strategy provided by PrEM, from investigation to modification implementation and problem closure.
  • Providing Return of experience to be implemented in Reference Solutions. Contribute to the RoE committee and documentation update.


V&V activities:


Accountable for:


  • Defining and performing Train verification strategy in close collaboration with all Engineering metiers and Certification & Validation teams.
  • Leading the train integration and tuning phase.
  • Train level test specifications.


QCD and reporting:


Accountable for:


  • Supports Project Engineering Manager for implementation and update of Engineering risks mitigation plan.
  • Supports to Project Engineering Manager in improvement proposals in term of QCD and during the change order process.
  • Perform reporting at project level (to PrEM) and at metier level (TS dashboard).


Job Specifications


Knowledge & Experience :


  • General technical competencies
  • More than 5 years in Railways engineering
  • English
  • Communication skills


Team size :

Team coordination and animation of technical team to reach the best compromise.

No hierarchical management.




Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment,  that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users.  As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry.