Software Test Engineer (Automation Tester) (f/m)

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Date: 23 Feb 2024

Location: Katowice, PL

Company: Alstom

Req ID:436719 


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 Test Engineer (Test Automation - RBC) in Katowice we’re looking for?



Your future role


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


You'll positively impact of the team that works on international projects, co-creating advanced railway traffic control systems with a high level of safety. The team deals with the creation, development, and management of an automated test environment (both software and hardware) as well as carrying out tests - creating a test specification, and conducting automated tests. The main goal is to ensure the reliability of the system and demonstrate compliance with the requirements.


You’ll specifically offer support to your colleagues of designing and writing test case (based on the requirements specification) and Analysis of the requirements.


We’ll look to you for:


  • Configuration of the test environment – both hardware platform and virtual environment
  • Writing scripts (regarding the requirements) and tests exploratory for automated tests
  • Revisions of test scripts and cases
  • Verification and reporting test errors
  • Maintenance and analysis of continuous integration
  • Creating test documentation
  • Estimation of the work time, dividing tasks (Scrum).


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: 


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree preferably in IT, Electronics or Automation or equivalent
  • Understanding of C/C++ and scripting languages like Python/Bash
  • Experience in requirements-driven and agile software developments
  • Knowledge of version control tools (GIT, SVN, Synergy, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Linux environment, basic knowledge of network configuration, basic knowledge of computer hardware architecture and configuration
  • Being excited to explore new methods, technologies, and tools
  • Eagerness to shape our onboard software systems
  • Ambition and accountability


We would really like to work with someone who is excited to explore new methods, technologies, and tools. If you are ambitious, feel responsible for your work, and if you are eager to shape our onboard software systems, then you sound like the person we are looking for!


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 new technological standards for rail signalling
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilize 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 (leadership trainings, soft skills pieces of training, signalling-related trainings, job-related trainings, language e-learning platform for multiple languages)
  • Progress toward senior positions
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, sports 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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