Senior Design Engineer - Traffic Management System

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Date: 07-Jan-2023

Location: Copenhagen, 84, DK

Company: Alstom

Req ID:360001 

Would you like to be part of a highly skilled team in an empowering, enthusiastic, and challenging atmosphere? Do you want an opportunity to be a part of a team shaping the future of modern transportation solutions sound exciting? If yes, then this position is for you! Apply today!


Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorails, 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 a greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 


Is the global leader in smart and sustainable mobility

We are looking for a Senior Design Engineer - Traffic Management System to be based in Copenhagen.


Denmark has set an ambitious and radical goal to upgrade the totality of its mainline network. Alstom is there to put this ambition to life and has started deploying state-of-the-art ERTMS level 2 baseline 3 signalling technology on the trackside infrastructure and train fleets. This technology will drastically improve the passenger experience by reducing the number of delays and increasing transport capacity.


Traffic Management System (TMS) is a key technology in the railway signalling business implementing the ERTMS level 2 standard, providing a set of advanced features for railway traffic automation and regulation. The system is currently deployed in several locations in multiple countries and is highly under development for ongoing and future projects. The Traffic Management System is built on Microsoft .NET technology, written mainly in C# language, and is responsible for the schedule, supervision, and optimization of railway traffic in controlled areas.


The TMS team consists of 10 dedicated and talented colleagues with railway, software development and IT design background.


The position is based in Copenhagen and you will work mainly on Danish and Swedish projects in collaboration with the company’s Italian site based in Bologna.


Your key responsibilities?

  • Apply processes, methods and tools as referenced by the program plans.
  • In collaboration with the Design Authority and under the control of the Project Engineering Manager she/he contributes to the system design and specification according to the development strategy established in the System Engineering Management Plan.
  • Review or preparation of program/project documents (e.g. training material and user manuals).
  • Participate in the material selection and procurement activities as required for the system delivery.
  • Sustain the system according to Change Requests (evolutions and anomalies).
  • Keeps informed of the evolution of technologies through the technological watch.
  • Contributes to continuous improvement (RoE: Return on Experience and processes).
  • Contribute to workload estimations for the deliverables of the scope.

For the system design you will:

  • Analyse clarify and confirm input requirements and needs.
  • Perform conceptual design by preparing system models, design studies, design rationales, design principles, real-time analysis, modelling and mock-ups for technical de-risking and optimization.
  • Partner with RAM, safety, sub-system design, software, product and V&V teams to develop design concepts and definitions.
  • Partner with the maintenance team to identify the root cause of the system in commercial operation.
  • Call, coordinate and participate in technical reviews including consultation with, human factor experts, end-users and experts according to specific needs and domains competencies relevance.

For the system specifications you will:

  • Elaborate requirements writing according to design standards and guidelines.
  • Formalize and maintain the system specification according to applicable template content.
  • Partner with RAM, safety, sub-systems design leaders, software architects, product managers and V&V managers of the program to ensure specifications completeness and acceptance.
  • Coordinate with program team members to implement design and work through design revisions.
  • Ensure traceability throughout the formal documentation, up to the input needs.
  • Ensure verifications of system specifications.
  • Put work products under configuration management.
  • On request, supports the System Application Architect for other projects and tenders.


Skills and Education

You need to be graduated with a bachelor's or master’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science is mandatory. You need to have at least 5 years of experience in system engineering, requirements management, system integration and RAM compliance. You must have the technical ability to work and interface across various engineering teams and the capability to define and plan system activities. Being able to formalize the design in writing, updating the existing documentation and being to write clear and testable requirements are mandatory competence to be successful in the role.

It is a requirement to be fluent in English and preferably speak a Scandinavian language.

We are looking for someone who has good communication skills, who is willing to learn continually and who demonstrates honesty and integrity.


Working with Alstom will give you a unique possibility to gain in depth knowledge in the technical aspect of our business. This is a company where you can make a career and development opportunities are part of our company culture.


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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