Functional Architect Safety and Signalling (m/f/d)

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Date: 06-Jan-2022

Location: Mannheim, Germany

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 diver less trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.



If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Functional Architect Safety and Signalling in MannheimDe.

In this role you are responsible for the implementation of automatic train protection systems (ATP systems) on the vehicle. You have the technical responsibility for the homologation of the integration of the system on the vehicle as well as the homologation of the realized functionalities on European and national level.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Checking input requirements (TSI, NNTR, standards, customer specifications, etc.)
  • Developing standardized functions considering input requirements
  • Definition of functional specifications to define functional architecture and functional requirements applicable for involved sub systems
  • Alignment of requirements with internal and external parties, like safety and validation engineering, testing, internal and external suppliers
  • Preparation of evidence documentation and alignment with assessors


Qualifications - External

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Fundamental knowledge of different ATP systems and the related international and national input requirements.
  • Knowledge how to developpe and implement safety related functions will be preferred
  • Significant experience in a similar role in railway
  • Fluent in English and German


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Applicants with disabilities are preferred if they have the same qualifications.