V&V Designer- Florence

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Date: 30-Dec-2021

Location: Firenze, Italy

Company: Alstom


We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

  • Graduate in Engineering (Electric, Electronic, Computer science or equivalent)
  • Minimum 1 years of experience in integration and validation.
  • Minimum 1 years of experience in similar roles in safety critical or mission critical environment (railway, avionics, military or equivalent).
  • Very good knowledge in English language (knowledge of French language is a plus).
  • Leadership, team-working, coordination skills.


Roles & responsibilities:

- Specifies, designs and develops validation environment & tools (test bench, recording tools, simulated I/O,…)
- Establishes validation procedures and criteria
- Ensures requirements traceability according to product Requirements Management Plan
- Performs validation (runs validation procedures; produces validation results report and associated defects Change Requests)

- Keeps a strong link with the architects and designers through the whole V&V cycle
- Applies processes and standards

- Contributes to continuous improvement (ROE, process, …)



- Good knowledge and use of electronic necessaria laboratory equipment for testing activities;

- Good knowledge of the regulations CENELEC EN50128, EN50129, EN50159 appreciated

- Good knowledge of OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) model 

- Good Knowledge of the Requirements Engineering and Traceability

- Be able to handle as the author of the documents involved in the activities in question according to ALSTOM documentation management process

- Good Knowledge and usage of the following Tools:

  • Simulators capable of simulate one or more nodes of a communication network based on various protocols and data link layers (mainly used in test environments where an interlocking system is to be tested and needs to exchange data with other systems over a network)    
  • Network Analyser tools (e.g. Wireshark)
  • Tools for CAN bus monitoring and to capture CAN  messages from CAN bus (e.g. CANCaseXL, COTS component by Vector compan


  • Soft skill required:

    - Good level of independency

    - Good focus on respect delivery date

    - High Team working skills

    - Flexibility and availability

    - pro-action and transparency

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.



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