System Engineer (m/f)

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Date: 25-May-2023

Location: Katowice, PL

Company: Alstom

Req ID: 401185


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 Engineer in Katowice we’re looking for?



Your future role

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


You'll design our system architecture, positively impacting of development and maintenance of industrial real-time embedded computer systems for rail wayside and onboard with highest fail-safe requirements & reliability within a harsh operational environment. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business (particularly the engineering, development and project teams) to understand their requirements. You’ll design and model system structure (including internal and external interfaces), formulate requirements and much more.


You’ll specifically take care of system design and management.


We’ll look to you for:


  • System Design and Change Management over product’s life cycle
  • Requirement Management
  • Product documentation maintenance 
  • Cooperate with external suppliers and technical provider
  • Troubleshooting issues with Linux operation system
  • Failure root causes analysis
  • Taking an active part in integration projects, working on hardware and operating systems compatibilities


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 computer science/electronics/automation/IT
  • Experience or understanding of networks, protocols, hardware, operation systems (Linux) including PC architecture, networking, cyber security, electronic
  • Administration of operating systems (Linux/Unix/ FreeBSD)
  • Clear technical skillset
  • Familiarity with Requirements Management and Design and Configuration Management
  • An analytical mindset and strong detail-oriented focus 
  • An interest in complex product connections
  • Respect for regulations and rules
  • Desire to lead, create impact and share technical expertise
  • An appreciation for and understanding of the importance of creating documentation
  • Communication skills – particularly with various teams and stakeholders
  • A passion for architecture and functionalities.


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 our system architecture for rail signalling
  • 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 for 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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