Software Development Leader

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Date: 12-Nov-2022

Location: Vadodara, GJ, IN

Company: Alstom

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Network & Links :
Internal : Train Control Engineer, Sub-System Engineer, Verification & Validation Leader

External : Suppliers


Purpose of the Software Development Leader :

  • He/she manages Software Development resources and activities on the project assigned
  • He/she is responsible for the delivery of each software baseline according to the QCD requirements
  • He/She is responsible of SDE-MPU, SDE-DDU & SDE-PACIS activities
  • He/She is reponsible for techincally guiding Software Development Engineers.


Organisation Reporting :
       Hierarchical: Software Domain Leader
       Functional: Train Control Engineer


Accountable for :

  • Delivery of Train Software according to his / her Engineering Work Package.
  • Deployment and application of Train Control & Information Solutions development procedures, processes & design rules on his / her project.
  • Ensuring proper management and traceability of the hardware and software configuration - including design tools - (producing the release notes)
  • Ensure that the content of the baselines, of the release or delivery notes and of the Software Reference versions identifications are in conformity with the release.
  • Maintaining and Controlling KPIs for the project and reporting to S/W Domain Leader.
  • Accountable for Software Validation.


Responsible for :

  • Monitoring, Controlling and consolidating the software development work-package. As such
  • Organizes, leads the work package reviews for the project he/she is in charge,
  • Manages the Risk Assessment and Mitigation Plan,
  • Reports the target to project Train Control work package owner.
  • Integration of Software Modules with various modules within TCMS subsystem like MPU, DDU, PACIS etc & in-charge of Configuration management for TCMS Software activities.
  • Ensuring the overall performance of executable code loaded on target, for the project that he / she is leading.
  • Initiating and following-up with action plans to solve issues and/or improve results in projects.
  • Establishing and sharing Return on Experience of his/her activities with Domain Leader and proposing improvements on Software
  • Development process and tools defined by Domain Leader.
  • Integration of software modules with various modules within TCMS subsystem like DDU, MPU etc.
  • Contributing to the Generation of Quality Plan.
  • He/she is member of CCB meetings.


Knowledge & Experience :-

  • Hands-on development experience of software phases like requirement gathering, software development, hardware-software integration etc (minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in Railway or Automotive domain or Embedded Systems).
  • Experience in leading complete product life-cycle of at least 2 projects (minimum of 2 years’ experience)
  • Strong experience in C and C++ development of applications and frameworks including writing multi-threaded software.
  • Good Working level Knowledge of network protocols like IP, MVB, CAN, RS232, RS 485.
  • Good Knowhow of Unit testing & module level testing.
  • Experience in Build and release as per process
  • Managing project team of small size 5-7 team members.

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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