Integrated Control Center Senior System Engineer

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Date: 21-Nov-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:262801 

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.

 

Purpose of the Job

To fulfill an ICC (Integrated Control Center) Senior System Engineer mandate within the context of different ICC Projects which typically deliver one ICC System consisting of at least one ICONIS Product and at least one of the following subsystems: SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition), ATS (Automated Train Supervision) and MSM (Maintenance and Security Management).  

The Senior System Engineer is the owner of the System documentation, responsible of the cohesion between the System level and the Subsystem level and therefore sometimes needs to combine the technical role with a good amount of leadership.

 

Objectives:

To ensure the cohesion and consistency of the system documentation (requirements, architecture, etc.).

To coordinate with the subsystem teams the cross-functional interface.

To write and update System specifications, ensuring that all requirements are achievable and measurable; to write Operational Context Documents (including User Stories)

To participate at the integration process of the released versions of the different subsystems, Alstom Products and external interfaces  

To participate at the validation process of the System as a whole (including different subsystems, Alstom Products and external interfaces) and ensure it meets all the requirements, as per Alstom documentation and per customer original contract

 

Performance Measurement

Meet all the Project QCDP (Quality, Cost, Delivery Performance) indicators

Receive customer approval for all the created/updated Project Specification-, Design- and Integration and Validation-related documents

Meet all the Alstom-related objectives

 

Responsibilities

  • Design system solution in line with project needs
  • Identify project gaps and evolution path for solutions
  • Discuss system solution with the customer
  • Manage system solution throughout project execution
  • Control internal and external interfaces
  • Ensure solution components are developed properly
  • Define application rules and engineering process
  • Determine system migration and deployment strategy
  • Integrate solution components into functional system

System specifications and architecture design:

  • Write System specifications (requirements) and Operational context description
  • Update design documentation based on internal (peer) reviews or customer comments
  • Update and clarify the specifications (requirements) during the design, development, and mock-up presentation phases
  • Ensure the system Architecture and design complies with the RAM, Safety and Cybersecurity requirements

System specifications and architecture design:

  • Write System specifications (requirements) and Operational context description
  • Update design documentation based on internal (peer) reviews or customer comments
  • Update and clarify the specifications (requirements) during the design, development, and mock-up presentation phases
  • Ensure the system Architecture and design complies with the RAM, Safety and Cybersecurity requirements
  • System integration

  • Validate technical procedures defining the integration of System, Subsystems and external interfaces
  • Follow-up and provide advice on all the integration activities between the System the Subsystems and external interfaces  

System validation

  • Follow-up and provide advice on all the validation activities at System level, dispatch identified anomalies to Subsystems if necessary
  • Ensure that the System 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 and to external interfaces

 

  • Role based in Toronto, ON

 

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Automation, or equivalent

Member of Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) and/or Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) an asset

 

Technical Knowledge / Experience

5-year experience in Railway industry

10-year experience in System Engineering (System Requirements, System Architecture, System Integration)

5-year experience with large Control Center Systems (Energy, Pipeline and similar) and their typical integration challenges

3-year exposure to at least one ICONIS Product (ATS CF, ATS CT, S2K-AGUI, S2K-UHMI)

 

Skills & Competencies

Good interpersonal skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and French, as well as excellent presentation skills

Ability to understand and to write User Stories (Operational scenarios)

Ability of technical decision making, sound judgment, assertiveness, problem solving

Experience with Windows and Windows server.

Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

Knowledge of configuration management tools (Clearcase, Perforce)

Knowledge of VM Ware, SQL server basics

Knowledge of distributed systems

Knowledge of network principles

Knowledge of CyberSecurity principles

Knowledge of Safety principles

Knowledge of Agile principles

 

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. 

 

 

 

 

Job Type:​Experienced​


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