System Architect

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Date: 23-Jul-2022

Location: Rochester, United States

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Member of the program engineering team
  • Applies process, methods and tools as referenced by the program plans
  • Supports the System Engineering Manager for identification of technical risks and definition of the development strategy 
  • Under the control of the System Engineering Manager, and in collaboration with the System Designers and coordination with other System Architects he/she ensures quality, consistency, and on time delivery of the design and specification according to the development strategy
  • Leads and participates to the system design and specifications by application of System Engineering technics for :
    • System Design (conceptual design thru critical thinking & holistic analysis, integration of end-users, experts, and CCN recommendations , phases concurrent engineering, ensures design for testability, RAM and safety, provides interface resolution and management)
    • Technical reviews & decisions
    • System Specifications (Structured system specifications, development and integration of RAM, safety, sub-system, software, product, and V&V needs, system modelling and requirements writing, management, and traceability)
    • Application of verifications (document reviews, peer reviews)
    • Configuration Management
  • Interfaces with the System Application Architect for projects and tenders activities (evolutions & anomalies analysis, design & documentation support)
  • Prepares of program/project documents (e.g. training material, user manuals, ..) he is in charge
  • Participates to the material selection and procurement activities as required for the system delivery
  • Alerts and reports on any event/risks  that may impact the system development
  • Participates to the program CCB
  • Keep himself informed of the evolution of technologies through technological watch
  • Contribute to continuous improvement (RoE: Return on Experience, process, workload estimations/metrics, ..)
  • Supports the System Engineering Manager for workload estimations for the system design deliverables
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide 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 contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line). 


Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Women and Minorities.  
Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

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