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Verification & Test Engineer

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Date: 20-Nov-2021

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:200885 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

 

Join us as Verification & Test Engineer, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Pittsburgh (PA), US.

 

Take part to major developments by proving that the design is fit for its intended use, through implementation and execution of Verification, Integration and Test activities, fitting the targets in terms of Quality, Cost and Delivery.

Detail and perform all the in-house activities related with Verification, Integration and Testing performed by the V&V team, and interface experts delegated in other departments. Identify if activities need to be exported to Projects or site execution, and follow-up results. Interface with design teams to share and detail the results of V&V activities.

Agree with Verification & Validation manager on strategy, scheduling and budget, and share progress, results and issues during execution.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Contribute to the definition of the Program Verification and Validation strategy in the V&V Plan, and act proactively for its implementation;
  • Define verification methodology for selected deliverables, when requested in V&V strategy;
  • Define test plans and test descriptions for in-house activities.
  • Perform and report allocated verification, integration and test activities;
  • When Safety is involved, share and justify the results with Safety Assurance Manager to feed the safety demonstration.
  • Interface with experts in other department to align on selected V&V activity methodology;
  • Represent Alstom in front of customers or partners, for instance to provide overview of test progress, issues, risks and opportunities;
  • Specify, procure, develop, setup and configure assets such as testbenches and instrumentation;
  • Provide data to maintain applicable KPIs;
  • Provide valuable feedback for REX sessions and continuous improvement;
  • Manage configuration and change management cycle related with V&V activities (simulation configuration, anomaly tracking etc.);
  • In Projects, follow-up with T&C for tests exported to site execution.

 

REQUIRED PROFILE:

 

  • Graduated          
  • Master’s degree in engineering or scientific topics (Desirable)
  • Good analytical skill is required.
  • Experience in Product development.
  • Understanding and experience in Software coding.
  • Knowledge of at least one Alstom platform.        
  • Knowledge of more than one Alstom platform. (Desirable)
  • Product and system background. (Desirable)
  • At least 2 years in relevant positions (systems / sub-systems integration, embedded equipment, electrotechnical product development) in a highly complex and normative environment (railway signalling, aerospace, defense, nuclear) would be a major asset. (Desirable)
  • Open-minded
  • (Self) entrepreneurial
  • Problem setting and problem solving
  • Sense of urgency
  • Foreign language: English, full proficient use
  • Writing skills required: clarity, rigor, and concision

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   

 

Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

 

Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.


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