IXL Project Architect

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Date: 22-Jan-2023

Location: Hyderabad, TG, IN

Company: Alstom

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 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact. 

Purpose of the Job
Interlocking engineering from function definition and specification down to detailed schematics and Interlocking software and hardware lifecycle. Ability to deploy the sub-system on a project.


Organisation Reporting

  • Operational Reporting: PrEM (during project execution)
  • Hierarchical / Functional Reporting: Department Head


Network & Links :


Part of the IXLTeam and works closely with the projects & IXL Application Drawings team:


  • Project Manager
  • Technical Manager
  • Team members
  • Department Head
  • WPOs of the project
  • Work Package Controller


Suppliers ( if applicable) and the lead units.


Deliver the content of a specific Work Package by achieving the agreed QCD commitment


Performance Measurement
Key performance Indicators


  • Respect of ALSTOM rules and process
  • QCD is as per WP commitment
  • Work Package Reporting is accurate and on time




  • Independently applies extensive expertise as a generalist or specialist to meet company standards and customer requirements including the design of complex new / modified products/ systems. Defines specifications for new or modified products / systems in area of specialization to meet contract requirements. Performs responsibilities with limited direction from the manager.
  • Develops solutions to complex problems requiring innovation and creativity. Provides technical leadership to individuals or teams in resolving problems as defined above.
  • Advises and provides technical direction on assigned project(s) to other technical staff reporting within same project(s).
  • Leads or participate in technical discussions directly with customer and represents / protects the company’s interest. Works with project manager involving potential modifications to company’s specifications delivered so far.
  • Leads and provides input for cross – functional teams at project schedules.
  • Reviews specification documents and manages input to technical proposal and cost estimates as requested.
  • Provides technical input to or provides required documentation as needed per assigned procedure, process and activity being performed including partnering with technical writing / training staff.
  • Mentors those less experienced in the department.
  • Provides support CBI Project Engineering team in its competency acquisition, competency development plan, technical decision making, Analysis / trouble shooting of issues reported from site.
  • Review CBI Application Design team KPIs and propose development plan.
  • Participate in assessment of CBI application Design team members by providing 360 degree peer feedback to CBI Dept Head.
  • Organize & support for the design reviews of the projects.
  • Participate in root-cause analysis and resolution of issuess detected in team deliverables.
  • Keeps abreast of technologies used by the company, industries to remain current and prepared for technology chances within the work environment.
  • Performs other related activities as requested.


Knowledge & Experience

  • 12 + years of Signalling experience
  • Technical expertise in functional area
  • Exhibited leadership in directing the activities of others in area of specialisation
  • Degree in Electrical engineering or Electronics Engineering


Required  Experience / Skill Set

  • Circuit design experience. Knowledge of signalling equipments, operational analysis, transportation and operating procedures.
  • Process advance working knowledge in following areas:
  • Vital login design, hardware and / or software
  • Non-vital logic design hardware and / or software
  • Typical drawings design & verification
  • Excellent interlocking product knowledge
  • Circuit check
  • Detail design
  • Generation design and / or operations descriptions
  • Route chart / Aspect Chart
  • Block Design
  • Control Design
  • Track Plan design
  • Control Table Design


Competencies desired in following areas:

  • Personal Leadership
  • Team Building (Encouraging Teamwork/ collabora on, devleoping people, inspiring and mo va on teams)
  • Decision making
  • Risk management
  • Project Management
  • Energetic Multitasking
  • Excellent and clear communication
  • Team Orientation
  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Systematic approach
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


Team Size
Manages a team. Team size can be anywhere from 1 to 20 members as per requirement
May suggest to Project Manager / Technical Manager / Department Head about improvements in process by
applying new techniques

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.

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