Railway Control System Designer (f/m)

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Date: 24 Sep 2023

Location: Katowice, PL

Company: Alstom

Req ID: 415971


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 System Designer in Katowice we’re looking for?




Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Krzysztof (Engineering Domain/Metier Group Manager based in Katowice) and work alongside passionate, motivated and dedicated teammates.


You'll be responsible for analyze the input needs (external or internal) and requirements, and design the solution by re-using existing solutions (contracts context) or by developing a new solution or adapting an existing one (program context) You will also formalize and maintain the system specifications (operational, functional, and constructional), application rules, and supporting processes descriptions and their associated verification, validation and assessments. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with System Architects and RAM, Safety, Sub-system, Software, Product, and V&V Teams to develop design concepts and definitions.


You’ll specifically take care of designing our Railway Control Systems.


We’ll look to you for:


  • Performing conceptual design by preparing system models, design studies, design rationales, design principles, real time analysis, modelling & mock-ups,.. for technical de-risking and optimization
  • Conducting and participating to technical reviews (design reviews, document reviews) including consultation to end-users, experts, and CCN according to specific needs and domains competencies relevance
  • Elaborating formal modelling and requirements writing according to design standard and guidelines
  • Formalizing and maintains the system specification (OCD, RS, AD, ID, PD) according to applicable templates content,
  • Ensure traceability through-out the formal documentation, up to the input needs (input specifications, CR)



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 or passion for Engineering, Computer Science or scientific subjects
  • Knowledge of System Engineering including System Architecting & System Interfaces
  • knowledge of Product & Domain
  • Ability to work transversally with Engineering teams
  • Design for safety (when required) and RAM compliance
  • Requirement management & writing
  • An entrepreneurial mindset
  • A proactive and resourceful approach
  • Desire to work collaboratively
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Adaptability and effective time management
  • Detail-oriented
  • Experience or understanding of conflict and crisis management.


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 System Architects and RAM, Safety, Sub-system, Software, Product, and V&V Team
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our multicultural 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 System Architect roles
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, sport card).


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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