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System Designer - Traffic Management System (TMS)

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Date: 09-Oct-2021

Location: Bologna, BO, Italy

Company: Alstom

Req ID:152603 

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

  • Together with the other member of the team, to analyze the input needs (external or internal) and requirements, and design the solution by re-using existing solutions (contracts context) or by developing a new solution or adapting an existing one (program context)
  • To formalize and maintain the system specifications (operational, functional, and constructional), application rules, and supporting processes descriptions and their associated verification, validation and assessments.

Educational Requirements

Educated to University Degree level  in Information Technology, Computing Science, Electronics, Engineering. System Engineering Certification is a plus

Desirable:

  • Alstom internal Training Advanced System Architect Program (ASAP) 
  • Specific domain knowledge (as applicable - signalling, ATLAS, Metro systems, ATP, ITCS, ..)

Technical Knowledge / Experience

  • System Engineering knowledge
  • Product & Domain knowledge
  • Ability to work transversally with Engineering teams
  • Design for safety (when required) and RAM compliance
  • Requirement management & writing
  • Concept Generation
  • System Architecting & System Interfaces
  • English language mandatory, French is a plus

Behavioural and Technical  Skills / Competencies

  • Team working, team building oriented.
  • Capability in defining system activities planning, project and product oriented.
  • Demonstrate Honesty and Integrity 
  • Search to Learn Continuously 
  • Foster Open Dialogue and Open Listener

Responsibilities

  • Member of the project/program engineering team
  • Applies process, methods and tools as referenced by the program plans
  • In collaboration with the System Architect and under the control of the System Engineering Manager he contributes to the system design and specification according to the development strategy established in the System Engineering Management Plan
  • For the system design he:
    • Analyzes, clarifies and confirms input requirements and needs
    • Performs conceptual design by preparing system models, design studies, design rationales, design principles, real time analysis, modelling & mock-ups,.. for technical de-risking and optimization
    • Solves Interfaces
    • Partners with RAM, safety, sub-system, software, product, and V&V teams to develop design concepts and definitions
    • Calls , conducts, and participates to technical reviews (design reviews, document reviews) including consultation to end-users, experts, and CCN according to specific needs and domains competencies relevance
  • For the system specification (system formalization) he:
    • Elaborates formal modelling and requirements writing according to design standard and guidelines
    • Formalizes and maintains the system specification (OCD, RS, AD, ID, PD) according to applicable templates content,
    • Partners with RAM, safety, sub-system, software, product, and V&V of the program to ensure specifications completeness and acceptance
    • Coordinates with program team members to implement design and work through design revisions
    • Ensures traceability through-out the formal documentation, up to the input needs (input specifications, CR)
    • Ensures verifications (document reviews, peer reviews) of system specifications
    • Put work products under configuration management
    • On request, supports the System Application Architect for projects and tenders (evolutions & anomalies analysis, documentation support)
  • Prepares of program/project documents (e.g. training material, user manuals, ..) he is in charge
  • Participates to the material selection and procurement activities as required for the system delivery
  • Sustains the system according to Change Requests (evolutions and anomalies)
  • Keeps informed of the evolution of technologies through technological watch
  • Contributes to continuous improvement (RoE: Return on Experience, process, …)
  • Contributes to workload estimations for the deliverables of his scope
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.

 

 

[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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