Systems Engineer RER

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Date: 08-May-2022

Location: Melbourne, FL, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:203281 

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 driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Alstom has an opening for an Project Systems Engineer, in its Rochester, NY, Melbourne, FL, Grain Valley MO and Toronto Canada offices.



  • Together with the other member of the team, to analyze the input needs (external or internal) and requirements, and design the solution by re-using existing solutions (contracts context) or by developing a new solution or adapting an existing one (program context)
  • To formalize and maintain the system specifications (operational, functional, and constructional), application rules, and supporting processes descriptions and their associated verification, validation and assessments
  • In this role you will provide all the necessary support to the System Engineering Manager (SEM) / Project Engineering Manager (PrEM) for the technical answers to the specific project needs.


Essential Responsibilities 

  • Member of the project engineering team
  • Translate customer needs into achievable system requirements
  • Formalizes and maintains the system specification (Requirement Specification, Operation context , Architecture & Interface Descriptions) according to applicable templates content,
  • Ensures traceability through-out the formal documentation, up to the input needs (input specifications, CR)
  • Develop interface specifications for external interfaces as well as interfaces between internal sub-systems
  • Ensure technical consistency and feasibility of (Sub)system requirements with sub-system team leaders
  • Ensure technical consistency with application engineering, product design, requirements management, safety, reliability, and V&V teams
  • Coordinates with program team members to implement design and work through design revisions
  • Apply Alstom standard processes and contribute to continuous improvement efforts
  • Apply Procedures concerning Configuration, Documentation, and Change Control.
  • Support the project team for technical discussions with the customer.
  • Participate in internal technical meetings called by the PrEM or the Project Architect.
  • Develop the system documents, including plans, specifications, and other technical documents.
  • Ensure that the system performance fulfils the defined needs and enhancements (change requests) 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college with at least 4 years of System Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in systems engineering or equivalent design experience


Other Qualifications

  • 4 years of experience working on signaling projects as a sub-system or system engineer, desired.
  • 3 years’ or more experience with Cab Signal/Speed Code signaling solutions and Rolling Stock Environment, desired
  • 3 years’ or more experience with Wayside Signaling and Computer Based Interlocking (CBI) solutions and Wayside/Trackside Environment, desired
  • Ability to achieve results in a matrix environment 
  • Ability to understand and implement customer and industry standards
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional, multi-site, global environment 
  • 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
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong presence while in person and/or virtual meetings
  • Microsoft Office experience


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.   



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