Product V&V Engineer

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Date: 19-Aug-2019

Location: Rochester, NY, United States

Company: Alstom


Alstom’s approach can be summarized in one word – “fluidity”.  Alstom is a global leader in passenger, freight and mining rail transportation, signalling, and infrastructure, and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.  We are a global leader in the transportation sector, in the digital age.  As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. We offer a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customized services (maintenance, modernization), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems.  Our 34,500 employees worldwide rigorously apply the Alstom Code of Ethics and work closely with our community of stakeholders to deliver solutions and services that bear the brand of Alstom.  Alstom businesses had sales of 34.2 billion for the 2017/2018 fiscal year.  Visit to learn more about our business





  • Assist and support the verification and validation of complex software products and/or systems in the following activities:
    • Specify and design overall tests: test architecture (test plan), test design (test cases); including Black and White Box tests
      • For White Box, derive test cases based on analysis of the internal structure of the SW component
    • Prepare overall tests (tests sheets and tests scenario)
      • For White Box, instrument the code to exercise specific paths through the code and determine the appropriate outputs
    • Perform test sessions: run test procedures, produce test reports and associated Change Requests
    • If applicable: perform customer acceptance tests, participate to site tests
    • Specify, design, develop and validate test environment & tools (test bench, recording tools, simulated I/O ...)
    • Perform investigations on defects detected on test bench or on site
    • Estimate workload, realize scheduling and follow-up of validation activities
    • Manage V&V work products under configuration management according to Configuration Management Plan
    • Ensure test traceability vs. requirements according to Requirements Management Plan



Responsibilities and Accountabilities


  • Support of Verification and Validation activities for successful and timely delivery to Projects and end customers.


Educational Requirements


  • BS Degree in Electrical, Electronic, Computer and/or Software Engineering or related technical discipline.  Masters Degree is a plus.




  • This is an entry level position, with the intent that an individual with the Educational requirements and the desire to learn will be successful.
  • Programming in C; ability to follow design implementation
  • Knowledge of Requirements Management Tools (DOORs and/or Reqtify) – a plus
  • Good communication skills - verbal and written






Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


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 identity and authorization to work in the United States.


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