System Application Engineer

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Date: 9 Jun 2024

Location: Copenhagen, DK

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, 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. 

Traffic Management System is a subsystem providing a set of advanced features for railway traffic automation and regulation. It is the main Traffic Control Centre subsystem and can be scope of standalone project or  platform level contract. These systems provide railway operators advanced automation and decision support functions  to plan, regulate, automate and optimize the train traffic circulation on complex network. These systems are based on special software application, normally running on IT infrastructure/datacenter specially designed for business continuity and mission critical application.

Could you be the full-time System Application Engineer – Train Planning System in Copenhagen we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll work alongside passionate, motivated and dedicated teammates.

As a System application Engineer, your main focus will be on the Train Planning System (TPS) supplier and its integration into the Traffic Management System (TMS) roadmap.


Main Responsibilities:

With the TPS supplier:

  • Verify requirement designs before the kick-off of TPS development.
  • Ensure delivery of TPS releases and verify test coverage.
  • Verify all contractual documents of the TPS release.
  • Participate in TPS Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT).
  • Inject and resolve new Defects and Change requests from the Customer and/or the Project/Product.


With the Project/Product:

  • Analyze and confirm input requirements to the system and sub-system design team for specification and interface Control Description (ICD).
  • Support the Design Application team for TPS data preparation production and test.
  • Ensure delivery and integration of TPS releases for the TMS Baseline.
  • Participate in the Project/Product joint CCB when required.
  • Support the Project during Partial and Factory Test Acceptance (PAT and FAT) of the TMS solution.


With the customer:

  • Ensure analysis and confirmation of TPS defects.
  • Manage and maintain up-to-date customer Defects management tool, RQM.
  • Participate in weekly customer Change Management Board (CMB).
  • Support the Maintenance team on the analysis and categorization of TPS events reported from production.

All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Degree in Engineering (Electronics and Electrical, Instrumentation, Electronics and Communication) or relevant.
  • 3 years of professional experience in the Railway Signalling domain, minimum, knowledge of railway safety standards.
  • Hands-on experience in Mainline/Urban/Passenger and Transit railway signalling and any of the signalling subsystems such as train control systems, wayside interlocking and supervision systems, and Mainline/Urban Traffic Planning and Management Systems worked on Signalling Design including Installation, Testing, and Commissioning.
  • Fluent in English reading, writing, and speaking.

Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our flexible working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension).


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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