ATC ERTMS On Board Design Engineer

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Date: 30-Jul-2022

Location: Madrid, Spain

Company: Alstom


We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.


Meeting the ever-changing needs of our markets is our driving ambition. At Alstom, innovation is transparent, inclusive, business-minded, open, and above all, collaborative.


Explore how we're creating the future of mobility and join our team of passionate professionals as ATC On Board Design Engineer in Madrid



  • To develop a fully functional ATC On-Board System Description & Installation Proposal, noticing the differences with standard solution applying the specific rules and requirements for the project, establishing its hardware/software configuration and application data features.
  • Develop the interfacing with the rest of systems of the project (TRAIN/TCMS/ /MVB/ATP/ATO/ETH) and with T&C team until the commission of the whole system.
  • Liaise with the RAM, Safety and/or V&V for a correct communication of the design requirements and decisions to be assessed, tested, or demonstrated.



  • System design (Architecture, Interfaces & Installation)
  • Installation Verification
  • Technical management (configuration, change control and requirements).
  • Solve technical issues concerning application project
  • Take responsibility for the overall performance of the system and the allocation of the project performance requirements and ensure that these requirements are met
  • Control the collection of technical data (Data Book) and keep it up to date
  • To participate in the Gate Reviews (give status on system activities)
  • To support application projects in ATC ONB current and future projects



  • University degree (MEng) preferably) in engineering related to electric, electronic or automation processes.
  • 2 years with internal experience as OnBoard Railways Engineer o similar in other markets.
  • Technical knowledge: Signalling, ERTMS, CBTC, TCMS, MVB, ATP, ATO, SIFA , system design, Installation design, Installation Verification, Data Preparation.
  • Knowledge on UNISIG Subsets, specially Subset-026, 108, 027 & 076 is an advantage.
  • Command of English: fluent in conversation and mastered in reading and writing.
  • French is desirable.
  • Windows environment (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • CAD (electric/mechanic) application usage is an advantage.




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