After Sales Signalling Engineer

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Date: 14-Aug-2022

Location: Bologna, BO, Italy

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of todayand 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 communityof more than 70 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Purpose of the Job

The main purpose of the role is to provide technical support to maintenance activities (on site or by remote) on Railway Signalling Systems operated by the Alstom domestic and international Customers. The role includes the responsibility to be the technical Customer interface in global service maintenance contracts and to manage warranty obligations on the projects in the scope of Alstom Bologna beeing the Warranty work package owner in charge of QCD (quality, cost and delivery) KPI.



Position in the Organization

The position will be part of Services Signalling Business Unit Organization - Maintenance and Technical Assistance team


Network & Links

Internal relationships with other Alstom functions: System and Product, Application Engineering, Industrialization, Supply chain departments, Installation.

External relationships with Customer infrastructure operators and maintenance technicians. 


Responsibilities and Accountabilities

The person will be responsible for:

- system performance monitoring

- execution and supervision of HW and SW system upgrade;

technical expertise with product engineering in case of unknow bug or unknown behaviour,

- providing Customer feedback in order to improve products and meet Customer's needs

- providing training to Customer maintenance staff

- definition and implementation of Maintenance and technical assistance plans;

- coordination and support to maintenance technicians on field;

providing support to Service organization in the definition of maintenance strategy in tenders and offers;

- cooperation with product engineering in the definition of maintainability requirements during the product’s design phase.


The position also includes the availability to perform activities outside of the Bologna Alstom site and to be part of the team that support by remote H24 the customer maintenance team. 


Educational Requirements

Degree in Electronics/Electric/Telecommunications/Information Engineering is preferable.

Degree in Mathematics/Physics will be also considered.


Technical competencies:

Knowledge of electronic design principle and methodology

Basic knowledge of the most common operating systems 

Basic knowledge of the most common net protocols (TCP/IP, …)

Capability to interpret electric drawings and schemes 

Capability to use test tools (oscilloscope, wave generator, multimeter, etc…) will be a plus

Knowledge of railways signalling systems and principles will be a plus



Italian: excellent level written and spoken

English: good level written and spoken


Behavioural competencies:

Capability of synthesis and related written exposure

Capability to perform analysis and to relate information from different contexts

Resilience and capability to adapt to the context

Capability to work in team and attitude to problem solving

Capability to work in stress and urgency conditions



Two years of experience on Electronic/Electromechanical company as on site or remote technical assistanceis is desirable.

New graduates will be evaluated.




An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation ofour company where diverse people are offer ed 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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