V&V Designer - Bologna

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Date: 24-Jun-2022

Location: Bologna, Italy

Company: Alstom

V&V Designer






  • Graduate in Engineering (Electric, Electronic, Computer science or equivalent)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in integration and validation.
  • Minimum 1 years of experience in similar roles in safety critical or mission critical environment (railway, avionics, military or equivalent).
  • Very good knowledge in English language (knowledge of French language is a plus).
  • Leadership, team-working, coordination skills.


Roles & responsibilities:

- Specifies, designs and develops validation environment & tools (test bench, recording tools, simulated I/O,…)
- Establishes validation procedures and criteria
- Ensures requirements traceability according to product Requirements Management Plan
- Performs validation (runs validation procedures; produces validation results report and associated defects Change Requests)
- Put validation work products under configuration management  according to product Configuration Management Plan-

- Keeps a strong link with the architects and designers through the whole V&V cycle
- Applies processes and standards

- Alerts the V&V Architect for any event that could impact V&V QCD commitments

- Contributes to continuous improvement (ROE, process, …)



- Good knowledge and use of electronic necessaria laboratory equipment for testing activities;

- Good knowledge of the regulations CENELEC EN50128, EN50129, EN50159;

- Good knowledge of the Protocols FSFB2, NVFB2/3, IMP, SNMP, TFTP

- Good Knowledge of the workflow of the Change Request Management (workflow of Change Requests and ClearQuest tool)

- Good Knowledge of the Requirements Engineering and Traceability

- Be able to handle as the author of the documents involved in the activities in question according to ALSTOM documentation management process

- Good Knowledge and usage of the following Tools:

  • Simulators capable of simulate one or more nodes of a communication network based on various protocols and data link layers (mainly used in test environments where an interlocking system is to be tested and needs to exchange data with other systems over a network)    
  • Network Analyser tools (e.g. Wireshark)
  • Tools for CAN bus monitoring and to capture CAN  messages from CAN bus (e.g. CANCaseXL, COTS component by Vector company)
  • Simulators to simulate SNMP protocol, in order to record maintenance information and used to acquire the “Extended Diagnostic” using TFTP protocol.
  • ClearCase & ClearQuest


    Soft skill required:

    - Good level of independency

    - Good focus on respect delivery date

    - High Team working skills

    - Flexibility and availability

    - pro-action and transparency


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