Hardware Design/Verifier (Systems)

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Date: 04-May-2023

Location: Birmingham, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID: 409957


Hardware Design/Verifier (Systems)


Site: Birmingham / Hybrid


Appointment Basis: Permanent


Excellent Salary + Benefits Include: Pension, Contributed Healthcare, Life Assurance



Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Employing 6,000 people within the UK & Ireland, we are the prominent supplier of new trains and train services, and a leading signalling and rail infrastructure provider. Alstom have built, or are building, just under 40% of the UK mainline train fleet, as well as the entire fleets in service with London Underground and Dublin Luas

Purpose of the Job 

Hardware Design and Verifier Engineer for the Alstom Control Systems product range (SapphireT48 MCS, SPADAlert, TD & RISI and Delphin RIIU, PIIU, PMux and TDM) following the standard Alstom procedures.



  • Ensure that the hardware design and verification is delivered to the project schedule, to the required technical standards, specifications and procedures.
  • Take full cognisance of the project concept, requirements, assurance plan, acceptance criteria, project scope and technical specification.
  • Attend Design Review meetings covering the designs produced as and when required.



  • Ability to interact with other experts and peers and to problem solve and identify technical conflicts
  • Produce and verify designs that comply with the company, technical and customer standards
  • Actively seek to improve processes in order to maximize Project margins.
  • Participate in periodic CRE design reviews
  • IRSE licence log book kept up to date and hold or working towards Signalling Verifier licence

Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Control System product knowledge, including any limitations on how the products interface with other signalling subsystems and infrastructure assets.
  • Accurate and able to concentrate on the task, time management and critically review own work.
  • Numerate, organised, self-motivated
  • Good oral and written communication skills, good problem solving and solution building skills
  • Able to work with other disciplines
  • Meticulous, with an eye for detail
  • Proficient in the application of CAD packages



  • Meet the delivery schedule for the project and highlight any issues that affect the schedule.
  • Ensure Engineering deliverables are on time and within budget.

Behavioural Skills

  • Focus on priorities
  • Accurate and able to concentrate on the task
  • Critically review their own work
  • Good time management
  • Team contributor


We offer a highly competitive starting salary, 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days, healthcare, life assurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle.


The talent team are reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and the role will close as soon as a suitable person has successfully passed the assessment process. To be considered please send in your application as early as possible.


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive, and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?.

We aim to have a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals, of different ages, genders, ethnicities, disability, LGBT, religion and/or belief. As a 'Disability Confident' employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.