N&T Network Lead Engineer

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Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Long Island City, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:325725 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 



  • Technical lead for Wired Networks
  • Be responsible for the overall wired networks in the US region





  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related field to computer networking (Mathematics and/or Physics or IT)
  • Master's Degree is Preferred
  • Network Design/Engineering background
  • Knowledge of digital network (Ethernet-based) system concepts.
  • Experience of radio deployments in industrial environment, including interference mitigation
  • Wifi protocol knowledge
  • Knowledgeable of interpersonal skills (Desirable)
  • Experience of technical coordination (Desirable)
  • 4G knowledge (Desirable)
  • Resilience (Desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience on Radio propagation and on Radio solutions with a specific focus on Wifi deployments (802.11a/b/n/ac)
  • Experience in IT/Supervision is an add-on
  • Signaling and system architecture is an add-on
  • Rigorous, process oriented
  • Team player
  • Result oriented


12+ years of experience required with:


  • Design, test and commissioning of radio frequency communication systems with involvement in the complete design lifecycle
  • Compliance to emissions regulations and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standards
  • 5+ years in a project leadership position, preferably in a PTC Project
  • Leadership and Management of project engineering delivery of development / implementation projects within the Main Line, Mass Transit and Light Rail environment.
  • Proven success leading and motivating a team for effective design and delivery of telecommunications systems.
  • Good working knowledge of RF design concepts such as RF link budgets, free-space propagation relevant to mobile applications, and RF component selection (cables, connectors, directional couplers, circulators, filters, etc).
  • Knowledge of general communications theory concepts such as modulation, noise, delay spread, latency, processing gain, divisional multiple access methods, and bit error rates.
  • Demonstrated experience with test tools such as spectrum analyzers, cable analyzers and distance-to-fault/return loss measurements.
  • Experience with Antennas related to Antenna selection and placement based on application requirements.
  • Experience in general electrical hardware design, such as creating assembly drawings and bill-of-materials (BOMs).
  • Working knowledge of design practices for EMC, and familiarity with EMC standards.  Experience with European standards for CE-marking of communications equipment a plus.
  • Knowledge of regulations relevant to type acceptance of RF transmitters and licensing/certification processes, preferably in the VHF frequency range
  • Knowledge of electrical installation practices a plus with a focus on grounding principles and lightning/surge protection.
  • Demonstrated experience with fiber optic layout/design including troubleshooting knowledge, OTDR, OTLS, testing, physical cable knowledge including concepts of splicing, physics of light transmissions.



The candidate shall be able to travel around 20% of the time.



We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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