Integrated Control Center MS Project Architect

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Date: 10-Mar-2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:299701 

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


Imagine playing a central role in reducing the carbon footprint of Canada's busiest transit system and doing it with a leading, consistently ranked employer with global reach. As a member of the ONxpress consortium, Alstom is proud to be working to transform the collective mobility of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) through the On-Corridor Works project, and we are hiring for hundreds of positions. The scope of the GO Expansion project includes new electric locomotives, fleet upgrades, train control systems, network electrification, signalling, telecommunications and digital systems, maintenance, and much more.


An Integrated Control Center (ICC) Project Architect is a key contributor to the development of an ICC System, which typically consists of several subsystems: SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition), ATS (Automated Train Supervision) and MSM (Maintenance and Security Management).




  • Design subsystem solution in line with project needs
  • Identify project gaps with the standard product and evolution path for the solution
  • Discuss subsystem solution with the customer
  • Manage subsystem solution throughout project execution
  • Control internal and external interfaces
  • Coordinate and support the development, Integration, and Verification & Validation of the solution
  • Define application rules and engineering process
  • Determine subsystem migration and deployment strategy
  • Integrate solution components into functional system


Subsystem / software specifications and architecture design:

  • Responsible for specifications (requirements) and Operational context description (user story)
  • Responsible for design documentation based on internal (peer) reviews or customer comments
  • Update and clarify the documentation during the design, development, and mock-up presentation phases, based on internal (design reviews) and customer feedback
  • Ensure that the design and the implementation of the solution complies with the Safety and Cybersecurity requirements



  • Validate technical procedures defining the integration of the subsystem and the external interfaces
  • Follow-up and provide advice on all the integration activities (integration with other Subsystems and external interfaces)


Subsystem validation

  • Follow-up and provide advice on all the validation activities at System level
  • Ensure that the subsystem complies with all the System requirements and the original customer contract as well as with any other implicit requirements resulting thereof  
  • Support and follow up on Requirements Traceability, starting from the System level, to subsystems, software and to external interfaces



  • BA's degree in Engineering 
  • P. Eng certification
  • 10 years of experience in architecture and development
  • Experience in any of the following domain is an asset: Railway industry, System Engineering (System Requirements, System Architecture, System Integration) or large Control Center Systems (Energy, Pipeline and similar) and their typical integration challenges


Technical Skills & Competencies

Experience with the following technologies: OPC UA/DA, Modbus, SNMP, XML, C#, SQL and SQL server

Configuration management tools (Clearcase, Perforce, Git), tracking tools (IBM ClearQuest, IBM RTC, Jira) and requirement management tools (IBM DOORS)

Awareness of CyberSecurity principles

Awareness of Agile principles (SCRUM in particular)

Knowledge of existing similar Alstom products is considered a major asset.


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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