ICC ATS V&V Leader

Date: 15-May-2019

Location: Bengaluru, KA, India

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.


  • To organize and lead project Verification, Integration and Test activities to ensure the delivery of a

    complete, correct and accurate Customer Solution in line with Project contractual requirements: documents, hardware, software and data.


  • Ensure the coverage of requirements all along the project, ensuring that testing (via various means)  provides a full coverage to guarantee a correct implementation of the requirements : functional  requirements and safety requirements


  • Defines and execute the validation test strategy, in accordance with:
    • Sub-system requirement / Interface requirements
    • Sub-System architecture
    • Signaling Principles
    • All the V-cycle activities related with in-house validation (Verification, Integration, Testing)
    • Reporting the activities exported to T&C for site execution.


  • Ensure the application and adherence to the reference processes methods and tools, requesting waivers whenever appropriate


  • Participate Kick off meetings with Design team for input document verification and subsystem testing.


  • Write the project Verification and Validation plan


  • Establishes/manages the Requirement Validation Table (RVT) in cooperation with the program/project stakeholders
    • Coordinating the import of requirements from design team, and

Exporting and importing the requirements (e.g. safety reqs. from Safety team and reqs. validation to T&C for site testing).


  • Co-ordinate and monitor project Verification, Integration and Validation activities


  • Perform full verification or validation of all parameters and data produced on the project for ATS Sub-system
    • Runs validation procedures (tests, …)
    • Produces validation results report and associated Change Requests (defects)
    • Validate the Change Requests
    • Write the project solution verification and test reports


  • Organize and lead verification and validation documents reviews


  • Ensure independence of verifiers from authors of the verified deliverables


  • For the requirements to be tested on site by T&C, define test specifications and report results after correct execution


  • Provide the required reports as defined by TIS Processes and/or specifically required by the Project, e.g.  change request reporting, etc


  • Specifies, designs and develops validation environment & tools (test bench, recording tools, simulated I/O, …)


  • Put validation work products under configuration management  according to product Configuration Management Plan


  • Support T&C team on CR analysis and act as an interface for the sub-system team.


  • Cross-verifies validation procedures and criteria produced by his peers on other projects


  • Keeps informed of the evolution of technologies through techno watch


Contributes to continuous improvement (ROE, process, tools, automation …)


Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelors or Masters in Electrical  / Electronics / Communications / Instrumentation Engineering
  • 9+ years of demonstrated experience in Software / Functional / System integration and testing
  • Knowledgeable on Software / Functional / System integration testing
  • Experience in Automatic Train Supervision/Central Control Center/Train management System / Signaling principles
  • Strong analytical skills - Ability to understand the real time behavior, complex systems with client/server applications (Windows, OPC,..) and distributed database (XML, SQL, )
  • Specifies validation test objectives, designs test cases, develops test procedures (test files and scenario), and ensures traceability vs requirements according to Requirements Management Plan
  • Ability build scenarios to analyze and or re-produce field defects in the platform environment ; analyze/identify the root cause to the module level precision
  • Ability to prepare/setup automatic testing
  • Define & Manage validation platforms
  • Should have sound knowledge of  Windows (2K, XP,Win7), MS office tools
  • Knowledge of OOPs concepts, Scripting (Installshield/VB/VBA) OPC, XML, SQL and Networking fundamentals is desirable.

Ability to apply internal process required for ATS validation



Why Work  for Us?  At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.

More about Alstom www.alstom.com


Job Type: Experienced

Job Segment: Developer, Database, SQL, XML, Testing, Technology

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