Integrated Control Center System V&V Leader

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Date: 14-Mar-2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:238346 

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 public transit system and doing so with a consistently ranked Top Employer with a global reach. As part of the ONxpress consortium, Alstom is proudly working to transform the collective mobility of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas (GTHA) through the On-Corridor Works project, and we are hiring for hundreds of roles. The GO Expansion scope: new electric locomotives, fleet upgrades, train control systems, network electrification, signalling, telecommunications and digital systems, maintenance, and much more.


The Project Verification & Validation (V&V) Leader is responsible to coordinate all activities to make a fully Validated, Verified, and Integrated signaling project deployment according to Alstom's core technical processes and the project contractual requirements (data center infrastructure, Scada, Management System, Control System, Cybersecurity). The V&V Leader works as part of the project core team under functional leadership of the Project Engineering Manager and reports directly to the V&V Manager.


Role & Responsibilities

You will be in charge to:

  • Lead the V&V process application for the project, methods & tools, and formulate derogation when necessary
  • Define the project V&V strategy and produce the project Verification and Validation Plan
  • Organize the different kick-off for the specification verifications, factory tests sessions of all the sub-systems and system
  • Coordinate and ensure that the factory testing (via various means) provides a full coverage to guarantee a correct implementation of the functional and safety requirements
  • Coordinate and monitor the factory verification, integration, and validation activities for the project
  • Ensure all the project data parameter are verified and validated
  • Organize and lead the strategy review and documentation of all activities for verification and validation
  • Write the Project Verification and Validation report for each project baseline, collate and summarize test performed at various stages, formalize restriction, and propose temporary solution to non-conformities
  • Ensure the role independence between writer and verifier during verification phase
  • Ensure communication interface between factory V&V and Test and Commissioning teams
  • Leads or participate in technical discussions with customer. Works closely with Project engineering manager involving potential modifications to specifications, verification of specifications and strategizing test campaign for the project


Education & Experience

  • BS Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • P. Eng certification or in progress
  • At least 10 years of experience working with signaling in areas such as V&V, Design or Application.
  • Specific experience with Integrated Control Center (ATS, SCADA, Security), Interlocking, Carborne, PTC, CBTC, Cybersecurity is desired.


Competencies & Skills

  • Strong leadership skills to interact with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Results and data driven
  • Collaborative management, facilitating team working, able to drive a collective work
  • Comfortable in an international and multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to deliver on time
  • Transparency, autonomy, anticipation, initiative, reactivity


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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