Software Configuration and Controller

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Date: 12-Jul-2022

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, 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 

Join us as Software Configuration and Controller, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Pittsburgh (PA), US.


The Software Configuration and Controller is a general role in software development and delivery. The following general activities are part of the role 

  • Keep the project/program configuration under control during the whole lifecycle of the Project or Program
  • Ensure Configuration is formalized and adequate at any time to deliver the configuration and change documentation to the stakeholders (customer, supplier, partners or project)
  • Manage the Changes in the project or program


Excellent communications skills are required, as the job involves technical discussions and communications with team members of various disciplines across our global workforce. The capacity to thrive in an environment that includes several teams with diverse backgrounds and language skills is necessary. 


Specific Activities

  • Ensure application of configuration and change standard procedures, instructions and templates.
  • Apply the rules defined in the Configuration and Change Management Plan (CMP).
  • Manage access rights to configuration and change databases. Support software team members to configuration and change management tools usage
  • Create and publish configuration baselines.
  • Attach items (hardware parts, software components, documents) delivered by Team Members to Project/Program configurations in accordance with the Release Note.
  • [For projects] Receive installation data (Serial Number, software versions, Location…) and build as-installed configurations in the configuration and change management tools.
  • Prepare and send database extracts required for the release notes to Signaling PrCCM.
  • Prepare and send database extracts required for the Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings.
  • Suggests improvements of the activity (REX on Configuration and Change Management issues: process, organisation).
  • Provide Configuration and Change Management reporting and indicators.



  • B.S degree or similar in relevant field. 


Relevant Experience Required 

  • 1 year experience relevant experience. Ideally experience in Configuration and Change Management

  • Experience from working with global teams is a plus

  • Knowledge of RTC, RQM, DOORS, Git lab, Gerrit

  • Engineering environment awareness

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 abides 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 note this in our online application.


Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Additionally, upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming


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?  


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