ATC ERTMS On Board Design Engineer

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Date: 15-Jun-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.


ATC On Board Design Engineer

DURATION:  Permanent



-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.

-He/she shall 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.

-Additionally he/she shall 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.


-Technical Indicators related to project development, change control, configuration, technical documentation, and requirements management.


Is accountable for keeping of Solution or specific engineering processes.


•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.


*Educational Requirements:

University degree (MEng) preferably) in engineering related to electric, electronic or automation processes.

*Technical Knowledge / Experience:

-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.


-Rigorous, Proactive, Team Player, process and result oriented.

-Must be able to work closely with the project team and provide appropriate technical solutions and support.

-Must have strong motivational skills, and must be able to establish positive relationship with customer, contractors and other Alstom departments to ensure maximum success for the project.

-Shall demonstrate good learning and adaptation capabilities together with nice communication and teaching skills.

-Open minded Flexible and Available.


-The candidate should be willing to travel.

-Availability to work nightshift and weekends (occasionally).

-Driving license.

-Sometimes travel will be required, in special during the preliminary design and commissioning phase of the project.

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