Software Developer

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Date: 15-Jan-2023

Location: Madrid, ES

Company: Alstom

Req ID:384044 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide


 Software Senior Developer



Permanent --------- Madrid



Specify and design software architecture and deliver software




• Contribute to the elaboration of product/system specification & architecture, in collaboration with the Software architect/ System Engineers

• Perform SW activities:

  • Collaborate to define the software requirements specifications:
    • In collaboration with the Software Architect/System engineers, define the functional requirements, operational requirements, interfaces requirements and the requirements linked to performance / Safety … constraints
    • Ensure that all the requirements can be validated (testability, …)
  • Collaborate to define the software architecture:
    • Elaborate the functional and structural breakdown into SW components & modules
    • Allocate the requirements to the SW components /modules
    • Define the interfaces between the SW components / modules
    • Define the dynamical behavior of the software
    • Validate the feasibility of the solution: model simulation, mock-up
  • Collaborate to define main technical choices for SW development:
    • Select SW Tools, Methodology (ex : UML, …) & coding rules, strictly following internal process/methods & tools recommendations
    • Select the Operating System & Software language
    • Define SW Coding strategy and standard (ex: encoding)
    • Arbitrate and validate major SW design choice
    • Perform SW design and development activities as required by the program
    • Perform SW/SW and HW/SW integration, together with the HW architect or COTS supplier
    • Prepare and perform SW requirements tests, SW/SW & SW/HW integration tests and verifications of his/her deliverables, prior to the ones formally performed by a dedicated V&V team (depending on Safety Integrity Level)
    • Contribute to TIS standardization by reusing existing solutions or by defining reusable solutions, including COTS (Component Off the Shelf)
    • Apply and ensure application of processes and standards
    • Contribute to continuous improvement (RoE: Return of Experience, process …)
    • Develop software tools to support the projects
    • Develop gateways and interfaces for different subsystems inside the projects
  • Specific Technical Knowledge

  • Senior software engineer level, with a minimum of 4 - 5 years’ experience. It is desired specially using Microsoft technologies’ stack.
  • Engineer (Informatic, Industrial or Telecommunication)
  • Specific Knowledges:
  • Methodologies and tools for analysis, design and testing Software
  • Programming and development environments; C/C++, VC++, C#, JAVA
  • Web API
  • Technologies:NET, XML, Web, Application Servers; TCP/IP networks, Databases, SQL, SNMP, NTPCOM / DCOM, OPC, JMS, CORBA ...
  • Operating systems: Windows / Linux
  • Development of applications for the railway environment.
  • Software development of critical safety systems SIL (e.g. Cenelec regulation EN-50128 and EN-50129).
  • Software development of embedded and real time systems.

Other requirements

Fluent in English

French is an asset

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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