Application Design Engineer - Traffic Management System (TMS)

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Date: 18-Jun-2021

Location: Bologna, BO, Italy

Company: Alstom

Req ID:104560 

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 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.    


Traffic Management System is a key technology in the railway signaling business, providing a set of advanced features for railway traffic automation and regulation.

Most of the european railway operators are investing to create national/regional railway control centers. ALSTOM is one of the world wide leader in this market, since it has been awarded with some of the most strategical bids lately. The variety and complexity covers almost any request coming from the world of traffic control centers



Purpose of the Job

The TMS Design Engineer, as member  of the project design team,  is in charge of  TMS subsystem engineering design and deployment in the scope of standalone or platform level projects in Italy and other European countries.


Educational Requirements

Educated to University Degree level  in Electronics/Automation Engineering or Information Technology


Technical Knowledge / Experience

Traffic Management Systems provide to railway operators advanced automation and decision support functions  to plan, regulate, automate and optimize the train traffic circulation on complex network. 

These systems are based on special software application, normally running on IT infrastructure/datacenter specially designed for business continuity and mission critical application.


Minimum of 1-3 years experience in railway applications;

Basic knowledge of Signalling Principle and Rules;

Knowledge of Traffic Supervision and Regulation Principle;

Basic Information and Communication technology skills;

Basic knowledge of software programming language and technology (C#, C/C++, SQL, WPF, .Net);

Basic Microsoft Windows Operating Systems and Hyper-V;

Basic Knowledge of IT architectures (client/server, workstation/Blade, IP networking, routing and SQL databases.);

SCADA products knowledge;

Workpackage management;

English language.


Behavioural and Technical  Skills / Competencies

  • Demonstrate Honesty and Integrity 
  • Search to Learn Continuously 
  • Foster Open Dialogue and Listen  -
  • Act as a Team player
  • Able to speak English
  • Technical documentation management



The TMS Design Engineer  is in charge of  TMS Subsystem Design:


  • ATS Subsystem Requirement & Architecture Design;
  • System Detailed Design;
  • Software/Data Integration;
  • Support to I&V
  • Support to T&C
  • Workpackage management.



[1] Traffic Management System: a subsystem providing a set of advanced features for railway traffic automation and regulation. It is the main Traffic Control Centre subsystem and can be scope of standalone project or  platform level contract.



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.   



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