Software Designer (CBTC)

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Date: 15 Jun 2024

Location: Madrid, M, ES

Company: Alstom

Req ID:453855 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Software Designer (CBTC) in Madrid we’re looking for?




Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your signalling expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll work alongside young and proactive teammates.

You'll participate in the application design and development pertaining to train control signalling solution. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business (engineering), sevelop subsystem requirements and designs based on system-level designs and requirements and much more.

You’ll specifically take care of implementing the software design, including unit tests to verify that the software is correct and complete, but also coordinating peer reviews of the software development artefacts and take part in peer reviews requested by others.

We’ll look to you for:

  • Work as a team player in a dynamic work environment.
  • Learn and apply new tools, techniques, and processes in an environment that focuses on continuous improvement.


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • B.S in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other engineering discipline.
  • 3-5 years’ experience developing software. Rail transportation industry preferred.
  • Good knowledge in software development principles.
  • Good knowledge and experience in software implementation (.NET, Visual Basic, Visual C++, C/C++).
  • Good knowledge of object-oriented design.
  • Experience working with the Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Experience in agile software development.
  • Experience with software development tools such as .NET, VB6, Visual C++, Eclipse, Git, Gerrit, DOORS, Jenkins
  • Availability to work nightshift and weekends (occasionally).
  • Sometimes travel will be required, in special during the preliminary design and commissioning phase of the project (20-30%).




Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with new security standards for rail signalling
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our cooperative working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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