Project V&V Designer

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Date: 19-Nov-2022

Location: Charleroi, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:310358 

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


  • 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 in the scope of the V&V team, and interface experts delegated in other departments. Cooperate tightly with Test & Commissioning to ensure seamless integration and alignment between in-house and on-site testing activities and 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 structure (job belongs to..)

Site Project Engineering Department


Reports directly to:

V&V Department Head / Group Manager


Other reporting to:

Dotted line reporting to Project Verification & Validation Manager


Network & Link


  • Project team (Engineering, Safety, RAM, PrCOM…)



  • Suppliers (if any)
  • Auditors and assessors
  • Customer, mainly during Factory Acceptance Test



Key accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the definition of the Project Verification and Validation strategy in the V&V Plan, and act proactively for its implementation
  • Define verification methodology for selected deliverables, when requested from V&V strategy
  • Define test plans and test descriptions for in-house activities. Liaise with PrCOM for exported tests
  • Perform and report on allocated verification, integration and test activities
  • When Safety is involved, share and justify the results with Safety Assurance Manager to feed 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.)
  • Follow-up with T&C for tests exported to site execution


Performance measurements:

  • DQI (Delivery Quality Indicator)
  • CPI (Coverage Progress Indicator)
  • Cooperation and support to KPI Root Cause Analysis



Educational Requirements


  • Graduated
  • Foreign language: English, full proficient use




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



  • Knowledge of more than one Alstom platform
  • Design and data preparation processes understanding
  • Engineering 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 signaling, aerospace, defense, nuclear) would be a major asset



Competencies & Skills

  • Open-minded
  • (Self) entrepreneurial
  • Problem setting and problem solving
  • Sense of urgency
  • 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. 





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