Program V&V designer

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Date: 4 Jul 2024

Location: Charleroi, BE

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 

As V&V Engineer within our Development Center, your mission will be to ensure the compliance of our R&D solutions with, on one side, the European Railways standards, and on the other side, our customer’s expectations. These R&D solutions are designed to continuously enhance the customer operational performances with strict respect to safety principles guaranteeing human and material integrity in train operation.
Driven by a quality-oriented mindset and supported by Alstom proven V&V methodologies process, you will have to track any implementation issue and be engaged in the corrective process. To achieve this fundamental goal in a limited time slot, you will define suitable V&V strategies and set up a test environment as representative as possible. It means that you will have to:
- contribute to review the solution design with other implied disciplines (like System, Software Design, Safety…)
- read and analyze all input requirement specifications (issued by System and Software Engineers)
- define the V&V strategy (i.e. identify what to do and how to do) in order to guarantee the Quality of the solution
- write the test specifications covering each of the input requirements
- set up, validate and maintain a test environment enabling to simulate the interfaces of the solution under test
- execute the written tests on the dedicated test environment, analyze the test logs and raise a flag in case of any discrepancy (V&V internal or external) observed with the test specification
- write the test reports, providing evidences that the solution under test is fitted or not for its intended use


Education - Engineering degree (BAC +4 or 5) in Computer Sciences, Robotics, Automation, Electronics, Mechanics or in another similar technical specialty is mandatory
Experience / Skills
Basics - Writing expectations : good level of clarity, rigor and concision
Assets - Knowledge of railways signaling systems
- Background in Test & Integration activities in safety systems (e.g. aeronautics)
- Programming basic skills
Methodologies & tools - V-cycle/Waterfall and Agile development model notions
Language – A good command of French and English are mandatory.
Behavioral competencies
- Analytic mindset
- Rigor
- Team spirit
- Proactivity
- Autonomy
- Perseverance
Mobility – Based in Charleroi

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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