Verification & Validation Engineer

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Date: 11-Feb-2021

Location: Charleroi, WHT, Belgium

Company: Alstom

Req ID:94061 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   



Alstom has been part of Belgian railway history for 130 years through its connection with the former rail transport equipment subsidiary of SA Ateliers de Constructions Électriques de Charleroi (ACEC).   Today, Alstom Belgium employs 1050 people and is involved in approximately 100 major projects worldwide.

The site in Charleroi has developed unique expertise in electrical and electronic systems within two centres of excellence that operate at a global level : one focuses on traction systems and the other on signalling and railway traffic control systems, with a particular emphasis on equipment that complies with the European standard (European  Rail  Traffic  Management  System/ ERTMS).  The teams develop systems, manufacture prototypes, perform tests and trials, complete approval procedures and manage integration projects.  An after sales service activity completes the offer for these product groups.  Alstom Belgium pursues an ambitious growth strategy by actively investing in R&D.  The work carried out by its team of 100 research engineers makes a significant contribution to the development of a sustainable rail transport system.  




In the Engineering team, he/she will be member of the Test system team.

Reporting hierarchically to the department head of validation and tests activities.


Network & Links

Internal links with project members, possibly external teamwork with Product team (ERTMS-CORE, TFM design team…) some contacts with client, suppliers and partners when doing on-site testing.




  • Writing of test specifications and test criterias for trainborne or trackside sub-system acceptance in accordance with a predefined generic test strategy;
  • To run the tests, analyse the results and write test reports according to the predefined test specifications (lab tests)
  • To formalize anomalies if any, to organize review to analize anomalies and to request modifications if required.
  • To follow-up the  setting of the test bench and tools to carry-out the tests;
  • To carry out regression tests after anomalies correction.
  • To organize and participate to the end of phase review






  • Rigor
  • Autonomy and perseverance
  • Goodwill




  • Engineering degree with specific training/experience in the fields of automatics, IT, or other well suited degree/background.
  • Knowledge of railways signalling systems is an asset
  • Background in Test & Integration activities is an asset
  • Good level in the English language (spoken, written)
  • Writing skills : clarity, rigor, and concision
  • Team spirit and listening skills

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



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