IXL Design Engineer

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Date: 16-Jun-2022

Location: Madrid, Spain

Company: Alstom


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 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Position:IXL Design Engineer

Location :Madrid

Duration: Permanent


Purpose of the Job

To perform the design of Boolean Logic to be applied to the stations and blocks to be developed.

To manage system requirements implementation and validation, for ALSTOM IXL projects (electronic interlocking).

To assure the correct feedback on future projects, using the return of experience coming back from V & V processes.

To reduce the non-quality costs in the WP's in related to design phases (preliminary design and application design).

To provide technical collaboration at project level, for developing and testing as follows:

To understand system requirements, as set by customer, and carry out gap analysis with ALSTOM standard platform. He will work in the engineering phase of Boolean Logic development for electronic interlocking (Tests of Boolean Logic for control/command of interlocking).

To coordinate with other engineering team members and other disciplines of the project

To perform engineering activities required for system/subsystems, to match customer’s requirements, considering Quality/Cost/Delivery (QCD) objectives of the project



-Work finished before the deadline of the activity in the general planning of the project.

-Acceptance and satisfaction by the customer.

-Quality of the deliveries (documentation and work products).



·         Responsible for technical tasks

To perform the design of Boolean Logic of IXL, during the development phase and even the commissioning phase.  

By doing so, always must have in mind if the compliance with the customer’s requirements are aligned with ALSTOM standard platform policy

·         Ensures the quality of his job to contribute to the quality of the system being delivered



·         QCD of the part of the project assigned to him for the Work Package Owner


Candidate Requirements

University degree (High level) in industrial or telecom engineering.  Others can be accepted.


Desired Knowledge / Experience

  • At least five (5) years of previous experience in Electronic Interlocking Design activities, with good knowledge of Signalling for Railways.
  • To have programming and automation skills
  • High level in English is a must
  • French will be appreciated.


Behavioural Skills / Competencies

-Open minded.


-Reactivity and promptness.

-Ability to make decisions based on his knowledge.

-Capability to establish good relationship with internal and external people (customer or other units)

-Be a team-player.


-Easy learn and easy teach.


-Committed with deadlines

-Resilience (to work under pressure)


Technical Skills & Competencies

- Knowledge of the common applications based on Windows (Project, Office, etc)



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





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