Verification & Validation Engineer

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Date: 30 May 2024

Location: Haessleholm, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:449902 


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, more than 80 000 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 Verification & Validation Engineer in Hassleholm we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your engineering expertise in a new cutting-edge field and work alongside passionate, motivated, and dedicated teammates. As a Verification & Validation Engineer of the Radio Block Centre system as a part of our ERTMS solution, you will get to know the system behind ERTMS, be challenged with complex technical environments and expected to use your knowledge to promote quality to the highest standards.

You'll get up close to our product on intriguing projects. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business, utilising cutting-edge technology to gain a thorough technical perspective and will also be trained and get to know signalling safety requirements, CENELEC, Cyber Security and quality assurance. You’ll make sure everything adheres to requirements, and much more.

Software testing plays a vital role in ensuring the quality, reliability and continuity of our software solutions and our customers operations. Your passion for software quality and meticulous testing is therefore keys to being successful in this role.


We’ll look to you for:  

  • Create test cases from requirements, scenarios, and error reports (NCRs).
  • Discuss the test case design with System Engineers, Test Coordinator, Safety Coordinator and Safety Validator.
  • Implement test cases in scripts for execution in automatic test environment. Understand the automatic test environment as a user of it.
  • Setup and maintain the test environments and continuous integration system including automatic test environments, simulators, and support tools.
  • Install, update, and maintain software on both virtual as well as target hardware on the system under test.
  • Execute tests, manual and automatic, locally, in test labs and in dedicated automatic test environment. Be able to demonstrate the system and test execution for customers. Analyze the behavior of the system under test.
  • Reproduce and verify error reports (NCRs) and collect information needed for NCR analyses asked by developers.
  • Based on knowledge and experience of the systems under test, perform exploratory tests.
  • Integrate sub-systems in system lab, and make sure that the system under test is ready for system test.
  • Report the progress, status, issues, risks, and remaining work to different stakeholders (Team members, Test Coordinator and Project management as examples). Continuously look for improvements in our products, tools, and processes. Write NCRs for errors found in the systems under test and the test environments. Continuously look for improvements in our products, tools, and processes.
  • Invite to and participate in Test meetings, review meetings, morning meetings and other project related meetings. Be part of Test estimation activities.


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 Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Great knowledge of HW and SW interactions within complex system architectures
  • Technical experience with testing in agile development projects
  • Understanding of C/C++ and scripting language like Python
  • Good knowledge of UNIX (Linux)
  • Experience of using Git/Gerrit.
  • Experience of railway standards or other safety-critical systems is highly valued
  • An outside-the-box approach to testing
  • Decision-making confidence
  • Analytical and structured
  • English and Swedish at a fluent level


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 CENELEC standard for safety railway product
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our hybrid 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 onwards from tester to system engineer and beyond
  • 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!


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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