Software Designer

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Date: 5 Jul 2024

Location: Goteborg, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:440163 


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.



Could you be the full-time Software Designer in Gothenburg we’re looking for?


Your future role

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

You'll positively impact rail control solutions and onboard software systems. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business, being responsible for the design, development and maintenance of various GUI-based tools developed in Java and C++ and much more.

You’ll specifically offer support to your colleagues with Control Build design and integration activities.

We’ll look to you for:

  • Perform the software components detailed design & coding
  • Design, implement and integrate new software functionality
  • Writing and maintaining software documentation and reports
  • Evaluating the quality of requirements, architectures, designs, code, and tests
  • Maintaining focus on safety, robustness, and availability.


 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 software development, embedded systems, or related field
    • Strong experience in embedded software development is required
    • Understanding of Java, C++, Python, Bash scripting, Web development (HTML, JQuery, Javascript)
  • Tools: Git, Gradle, VirtualBox
  • System: Proficient with Linux-like systems, Virtual machines, Networking
  • Other: Experience in GUI tools development
    • Experience in requirements-driven and agile software developments, as well as traceability methods
    • Familiarity with object-oriented design paradigms, software modelling and software test methodologies
    • Being excited to explore new methods, technologies and tools
    • Eagerness to shape our onboard software systems
    • Ambition and accountability.


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
  • Work with safety standards for rail signalling
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our hybrid 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
  • Progress towards Software Architect or managerial roles
  • 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!


All internal employees must inform their Line Manager before applying.


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.

Job Segment: Embedded, Testing, Developer, Java, Linux, Technology

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