Software Senior Developer

Date: 18-May-2019

Location: Madrid, Spain

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility.  We are at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
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 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 committed to create a diverse & international working environment,  that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users.  As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry

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