System Engineer

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Date: 21-Nov-2021

Location: Rome, Italy

Company: Alstom

Req ID:186241 

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 a System Engineer and you will be loolking at a career defining role based in Rome

Your role

As a System Engineer you are responsible for the Signalling System architecture definition and adaptation of the signalling solution. You will take care of both wayside and indoor equipment selection, including external interfaces integration.

A System Engineer analyses and manages customer requirements, ensuring they meet acceptable standards. He works closely with the Project Engineer during project lifecycle providing technical guidance for system definition, realization and maintenance. He also supports technical solution definition for incoming bids.


Your Challenges: 

  • Definition of System and Sub-system Architectures (SAD) according to the Signalling Technical inputs and in relation to the customer requirements compliance (including all the interfaces)
  • Customer Signalling technical requirements analysis and requirement management (e.g. using specific tool as DOORS)
  • Signalling Subsystem design, including Use cases and Operation modes
  • Supervise the development (or adaptation) of new products release
  • Provide support for Operational scenarios definition



  • Engineering (BS+MS) degree in Electronics, Electric or IT
  • At least 5 years of working experience in Signalling System with a focus on wayside signalling in Computer Based Interlocking and/or ETCS L1 - L2.
  • HW and SW knowledge are required with at least 5 years in the (signalling) railway area regarding both wayside and signalling room products.
  • The knowledge of the following norms is required: EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129 and EN 50159
  • The basic knowledge CENELEC norms is required.
  • Be familiar with Quality and Product certification processes (e.g. IRIS, ISO 9001, IPC, ...)
  • Knowledge in the use of laboratory instrumentation and test methods



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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​