Project Engineer (Homologation ETCS)

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Date: 22 Jun 2024

Location: Derby, DBY, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:422125 


Location:  Derby


Appointment Basis: Permanent 


Salary + Benefits Inc:  Excellent Salary, Pension, Life Assurance,Plus Flexible benefits.


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars. 

Alstom is the UK & Ireland’s leading supplier of new trains and train services, and a leading signalling and rail infrastructure provider. Alstom have built, or are building, just under 40% of the UK mainline train fleet; as well as the entire fleets in service with London Underground and Dublin Luas. We provide the widest range of smart solutions in the rail market, from innovative high-speed rolling stock, metros and trams to maintenance, modernisation, infrastructure and signalling. 

A new role has become available within the ETCS team which will provide exciting development opportunities and the chance to be the key partner for the project teams. 
The successful candidate will be required to work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure ETCS Certification and Authorisation (C&A) deliverables are met and duties will include, but are not exhausted to; 


  • Undertake the role of Certification & Authorisation Manager on several ETCS onboard projects and identify the C&A requirements requested by external parties
  • Prepare evidence documents plan (eg. for TSIs or National Rules) with the project team and consolidate the C&A documents to be submitted to independent assessors and/or authorising entities
  • Organise periodic reviews of evidence documentation and assessment reports 
  • Maintain certification related data in the requirement management tools and keep track of relevant C&A reporting
  • Collaborate with independent assessors and authorising entities and participate in themodifications and follow-ups of the certified/authorised vehicle configurations
  • Compile the C&A application file(s)


To be considered for this position, you require:

  • In depth knowledge of Safety processes applicable to Railway engineering 
  • Knowledge of rail vehichles & key interfaces with ETCS onboard, functional safety and validation, railway standards and regulations
  • A detailed understanding of ETCS European TSIs 
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to communicate between multiple stakeholders
  • A problem solving mindset

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
  • 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) 

You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


What we offer

We offer a highly competitive remuneration package, 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday. Contributed healthcare, life assurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle.

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. 

As a 'Disability Confident' employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.



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