Certification Engineer (m/f/d)

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Date: 08-Jan-2023

Location: Hennigsdorf, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:272521 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

We are currently looking to recruit a Certification & Authorization Engineer in Hennigsdorf, Germany.

The Certification & Authorization Engineer performs activities for the certification and authorization processes and activities along the whole lifecycle of products and subsystems. Essential part of this work is to support the C&A Manager in the Certification and Authorization process.



  • You carry out dedicated activities within the C&A processes in accordance with the C&A management. plan during all project phases
  • You support the C&A Manager in the identification and preparation of requirements for Certification and/or Authorization
  • You support the C&A Manager in the preparation of evidences plans (e.g. for TSIs or National Rules) with the project team
  • You collect and compile the C&A evidences (e.g. for Pre-engagement, vehicle type Authorization, vehicles Authorization ) to be submitted to conformity assessment bodies and/or the authorising entities
  • You organise periodic reviews of evidence documentation and assessment reports
  • You maintain the certification related data in the requirement management tools (e.g. Doors/Excel)
  • You compile and keep track of C&A relevant reporting (e.g. KPI, Cost overview)
  • You collaborate with the project team: Engineering, RAMS, Quality, Planning, Validation, Maintenance, Sourcing
  • You collaborate with independent assessors (e.g. NoBo, DeBo, AsBo) and authorising entities (e.g. ERA or NSA’s)
  • You participate to the modifications follow-up of the certified/authorised vehicle configuration(s)



  • Bachelor/Masters Degree (Engineering, Physical Sciences, others
  • Technician/Certified Engineer in the Rail Industry
  • Experience in engineering projects
  • High degree of accuracy, clear communication style
  • Good experience with MS Office, Analysis/KPI preparation
  • General knowledge of rail vehicles
  • General knowledge of EU Authorization process
  • General knowledge of functional safety and validation
  • General knowledge of standards and regulations
  • Ability to foster communications between multiple stakeholders
  • Ability for getting into new topics, for analysis, synthesis and for problem-solving in technical environment
  • English and German at a fluent level

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.