Lead Signaling Engineer

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Date: 10-Aug-2022

Location: Melbourne, FL, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:327961 

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 



The Lead Signal Engineer will be responsible for coordination of Signaling Systems Engineering activities ensuring successful deployment of Alstom project solutions throughout the Design, Construction, Commissioning and Revenue service phases. The Signaling Engineering Lead brings Alstom Signaling expertise to enable real-time design support, planning, and training.  The Signaling Engineering Lead transfers the customer expertise to the Alstom Engineering team through real-time operational analysis, problem solving.     


In this role you will interface directly with the Customer Representatives and Site Project Teams to ensure that the Signalling System Design meets the operational needs of the customer throughout the project life cycle by evaluating design trade-offs, balancing technical risk, defining and assessing migration strategy, keeping close coordination with design, verification and validation activities and with project deployment activities, in line with the System / Subsystem Schedule. You will lead the Signaling Engineering team to provide technical solutions to the specific needs expressed by the customer.


Essential Responsibilities 

  • Develop the Signaling Migration Strategy, including phasing and integration plans
  • Apply the system engineering processes to drive design decisions that will minimize system downtime during deployment
  • Ensure that the system technically fulfils the defined needs for constructability, maintainability, and scalability to ensure future expansion
  • Interact with other System Engineers and with other Métier engineers ent between the Customer and Project Engineering teams throughout the lifecycle, providing technical support to Systems, V&V, and T&C teams
  • Support to Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety Analysis.
  • Minimize, by design, the System deployment cost, lead time and risks
  • Contribute to the definition and maintenance of the System Baselines, analyse and implement Change Requests
  • Prepare and participate in Design Reviews
  • Contribute to system configuration activities, to requirement management activities



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited university with Advanced Electronics Degree or Military Training   
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Signaling Engineering domain with demonstrated proficiency in principles design, verification, operations planning, and commissioning in the rail/transit signaling domain.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a Signaling Consulting role, preferred
  • Membership in technical committees such as AREMA, APTA, IRSC, INCOSE, preferred


Other Qualifications

  • Ability to achieve results in a matrix environment 
  • Ability to understand and implement customer and industry standards
  • Champion the voice of the customer 
  • Ability to engage and build positive relationships with both customers and internal and external employees 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills


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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