Security Software Architect

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Date: 03-Jan-2023

Location: Bologna, BO, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:343031 

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.



The purpose of the job is to review requirements related to Cybersecurity that are provided by the Customer, in support to the Product Architect of Traffic Management System (TMS) product software, to provide a coherent and complete description for each requirement, in the Cybersecurity context.
As part of the role, the resource will be in charge to collect and provide to the Product Architect all the documents to describe details of the Customer requirements related to Cybersecurity and to write/update technical documentation.
Moreover, the job will consist to coordinate with the Product Architect in order to submit questions and indepths of the Cybersecurity requirements to the Customer, attending in meeting with Customers and partecipating to international workshops and joint analysis meetings.Traffic Management System is 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. These systems provide 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.



  • Contribute to the elaboration of the analysis of Customers requirements, in the Cybersecurity context, to support the definition of specification and the architectural design, in collaboration with the Product Architect/System Engineering Manager;
  • Attend to joint analysis and design meetings with internal/external customers;
  • Support Product Architects to define the system architectural design, by providing complete description of Cybersecurity requirements, context and use-cases, for new functionalities and enhancements of the  TMS system;



Essential: University Degree level in Electronics Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science is the educational requirement for this role.

You have a minimum of 4 years’ experience on cybersecurity analysis in complex software systems based on Windows Systems and a deep knowledge of software programming languages. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems and VMware VSphere hypervisor, knowledge of IT architectures (client/server, workstation/Blade, IP networking, routing and SQL databases.) is needed for the role.
Strong experience on Active Directory, network protocols (OPC-UA, http) and certificates management (CRL, PKI) is also mandatory to this role.
You come with a strong ability in Cybersecurity requirements analysis, context and use-cases definition and design.

You are fluent in English.


The position is based in Bologna, Italy.


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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