Train System Engineer

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Date: 13 May 2023

Location: Derby, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:406784 

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, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



TRAIN SYSTEM – Train System Operation


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Train System Engineer to be part of the Train System team in Alstom. In this role you will technically lead the engineering studies to reach the required performance and fulfil the needs of our customers.


As a Train System Engineer, you will focus on understanding the environment in which our trains operate, analysing our customers need. This will be within a Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) structure to confirm technical requirements. You will be defining the full context of use, so that the requirements for the vehicle architecture (Mechanical, Electrical, Network and Communications) and the interfaces between are confirmed for the design and are clearly understood by all involved.


Working in multi-disciplined teams and collaborating across the Engineering team and with wider stakeholders, you will own the development of the Operability specifications on a project ensuring that they are consistent, complete, and correct. You will review and confirm train designs to ensure that the System requirements are being met throughout the project life cycle


As a Train System Engineer, you will have been practiced in the ability to go beyond action, being agile and be effective within a cross-cultural community, be self-aware and place a priority on personal development and the development of others both in your team and in the wider engineering community, you will be versed in the encouragement of strategic thinking and promote innovation whilst demonstrating an ethical and civic outlook.


Here at Alstom, we are leading societies to a low carbon future whilst providing mobility wherever it’s needed. We are committed to accelerating smart and green mobility innovation through our extensive Research and Development programmes, before delivering them with our Operational Excellence.

Alstom values individuality and recognises that everyone’s needs are unique; we promote gender and cultural diversity to enrich our work environment and boost our performance and innovation. This is reflected in everything that we do and with our Core Values; we want all our employees to feel fully able be the best version of themselves in their role.


We offer strong development opportunities, a market competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include Private Healthcare, employee support assistance and Perks at Work – our employee discounts programme







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!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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