ATC On Board Design Engineer Leader

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Date: 18-Sep-2022

Location: Madrid, ES

Company: Alstom

Req ID:190161 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


ATC ( Mainly ERTMS ) On Board Design Engineer Leader.


Permanent --- 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.

-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:

-3 years with internal experience as OnBoard Railways Engineer o similar in other markets.

-At least 1 year of experience as system engineer.

-Technical knowledge: Signalling, ERTMS, 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 mandatory. (at leat B2 level).

-Windows environment (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project)



-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.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​