Test & Commissioning Engineer

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Date: 25 Feb 2024

Location: Madrid, ES

Company: Alstom

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 Test & Commissioning in Madrid we’re looking for?

Your future role
Take on a new challenge and apply your V&V expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll work alongside proactive teammates.
You'll provide support to the department in commissioning tasks. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business (V&V), create of Purchase Request in the system and much more.
You’ll specifically take care in support to one or several Projects on railway signalling systems, but also ensure defects identification and correction (trouble shooting).

We’ll look to you for:

  • Prepare and execute testing activities 
  • In the event of a non-conformity observed during the commissioning phase, make a return experience (REX) towards the project, and ensure that all design related issues are correctly reported in the adequate tools, including the defect description and associated test context
  • Ensure follow-up of detected issues and deliver the commissioning reports.
  • Check that the test tools are in perfect working order and calibrated.
  • Support V&V team and perform test in lab as per request
  • Deliver the committed performance in terms of Quality, Costs and Deadlines and in compliance with Alstom policies, local standards and regulations (in particular EHS and Railway Safety)
  • Efficiency and proactivity during the execution of the T&C tests
  • Compliance to EHS (Zero Deviation) and Regulatory standards
  • Quality of anticipation, monitoring and reporting 
  • Team management

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:


  • Master's degree in engineering (preferably electronics or embedded systems) or equivalent experience.
  • Railway and signaling knowledge
  • Previous Engineering, V&V, T&C or Maintenance for Railway Signaling is an asset. 
  • Team management skills
  • Flexibility and mobility, available for short or long mission in different locations and countries 
  • Available to work at night, during weekends and on public holidays
  • Rigorous & team player
  • Resilience, with an analytic way of thinking in order to solve complex system failures
  • Customer satisfaction and results orientated
  • Able to communicate in an open and clear manner with various stakeholders
  • Ability to use new technologies and tools
  • Driving license 


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 signalling projects.
  • 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
  • Progress towards PRCOM
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverag


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!

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