Vital Validation Hardware/IT Tech

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Date: 29-Jun-2022

Location: Melbourne, FL, United States

Company: Alstom

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 

Role Summary/Purpose:

The Hardware & IT Specialist will provide hands-on laboratory and IT support as part of the Wayside Product Development VV Team. Main role will be IT support & configuration (servers, ethernet switches, ports, computer net settings, system backups, etc.) and equipment construction for the lab (servers, customized test stations, cable sets, etc).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Configuration and setup of IT equipment
  • Create and maintain equipment & connections for a lab environment
  • Order & construct server and customized test racks according to schematic details
  • Modify and update schematics as required
  • Ability to do hands on work such as crimping, soldering, mounting test equipment into racks, etc.
  • General knowledge of meters & scopes to be used for diagnosing items such as cable sets, power supplies, etc and troubleshooting test racks.
  • Lab PC installation, OS upgrades, and license management
  • Assist Lab Manager to ensure ongoing EHS compliance in the lab


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Technology from an accredited college or university (or a High School Diploma/ GED with minimum of 5 years of hardware & IT experience).
  • Experience using equipment such as ethernet switches, ethernet routers, meters, oscilloscopes, and power supplies

Desired Characteristics

  • Knowledge of Validation of HW & SW
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated success in a cross-functional and global team environment
  • Strong analytical thinking and solution skills
  • Demonstrated initiative to stay abreast of technology advancements
  • Experience functioning on high priority business imperative global projects
  • Ability to understand vital or safety critical designs
  • Certified in or familiar with hand soldering per J-STD-001 I IPC-A-610
  • Certified in or familiar with IPC/WHMA-A-620 Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.


Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at (please use“Accommodation Request” as the subject line).


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