Program V&V Designer 1 1

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Date: 27 Mar 2024

Location: Charleroi, WHT, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:447103 

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

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • Take part to major developments by proving that the design is fit for its intended use, through implementation and execution of Verification, Integration and Test activities, fitting the targets in terms of Quality, Cost and Delivery.
  • Detail and perform all the in-house activities related with Verification, Integration and Testing performed by the V&V team, and interface experts delegated in other departments. Identify if activities need to be exported to Projects or site execution, and follow-up results. Interface with design teams to share and detail the results of V&V activities.
  • Agree with Verification & Validation manager on strategy, scheduling and budget, and share progress, results and issues during execution.

 

ORGANISATION

Organisation structure (job belongs to..)

 Development Centers

 

Reports directly to:

V&V Department Head / Group Manager

 

Other reporting to:

Dotted line reporting to Program Verification & Validation Manager

 

Direct reports:

N/A

 

Network & Links

Internal

  • Internal : Program team (Engineering, Safety, RAM, …)

External

  • Suppliers (if any)
  • Auditors and assessors

 

MAIN RESPONSABILITIES

Key accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the definition of the Program Verification and Validation strategy in the V&V Plan, and act proactively for its implementation;
  • Define verification methodology for selected deliverables, when requested in V&V strategy;
  • Define test plans and test descriptions for in-house activities.
  • Perform and report allocated verification, integration and test activities;
  • When Safety is involved, share and justify the results with Safety Assurance Manager to feed the safety demonstration.
  • Interface with experts in other department to align on selected V&V activity methodology;
  • Represent Alstom in front of customers or partners, for instance to provide overview of test progress, issues, risks and opportunities;
  • Specify, procure, develop, setup and configure assets such as testbenches and instrumentation;
  • Provide data to maintain applicable KPIs;
  • Provide valuable feedback for REX sessions and continuous improvement;
  • Manage configuration and change management cycle related with V&V activities (simulation configuration, anomaly tracking etc.);
  • In Projects, follow-up with T&C for tests exported to site execution.

 

Performance management:

  • DNDR (Defect non-Detection Rate)
  • CPI (Coverage Progress Indicator)
  • Cooperation and support to KPI Root Cause Analysis

 

 MAIN REQUIRED COMPETENCES

Educational Requirements

Mandatory:

  • Graduated

Desirable:

  • Master’s degree in engineering or scientific topics

 

Experience

Mandatory:

  • Good analytical skill is required.
  • Experience in Product development.
  • Understanding and experience in Software coding.
  • Knowledge of at least one Alstom platform.

 

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of more than one Alstom platform.
  • Product and system background.
  • At least 2 years in relevant positions (systems / sub-systems integration, embedded equipment, electrotechnical product development) in a highly complex and normative environment (railway signalling, aerospace, defense, nuclear) would be a major asset.

 

Competencies & Skills

  • Open-minded
  • (Self) entrepreneurial
  • Problem setting and problem solving
  • Sense of urgency
  • Foreign language: English, full proficient use
  • Writing skills required: clarity, rigor, and concision

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. 

 

 

 

 

Job Type:​Experienced​


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