Software Domain Leader

Apply now »

Date: 19-Aug-2021

Location: SAVIGLIANO, CN, Italy

Company: Alstom

Join a global player in the Railway industry.

Alstom is today a world leader in integrated railway system and manage the widest range of solutions in the rail market:  from high-speed trains to metros and tramways to customized services, infrastructure and signaling solutions.

Headquartered in France, we are today present in over 60 countries and as a world-class leader in Engineering, our experts and centers of excellence play a major part in our world-wide engineering projects.

To further grow our Engineering expertise, we are now launching a worldwide campaign to recruit over 100 Engineering Experts in the area of Rolling Stock and Components.

We are looking for a  Software Development Engineer

Software & Control TCIS Domain Leader


He/she manages the resources, in the broad sense, required by a Project to execute engineering activities of one of the Train Control and Information Solutions (TC&IS) Domain: sub-system, schematics & apparatus, software or verification & test.  He/she supports consistent development of competencies required for this domain, following the right methodologies and tools. He/she ensures the application of the standard processes in his domain.


The Software & Control TCIS Domain Leader reports to the Site TC&IS Metier Manager and cooperate mainly with project core team, Project Engineering Managers (PrEM), Train Control Engineers (TCE)  and Train System Engineers (TSE). At the same time He/she collaborates with the Central TC&IS team and the Leaders of all Domains on his/her site. In term of performance measurement, the mission of the Software & Control TCIS Domain Leader  is manage the global workload of his/her team, ensure workforce staffing ramp-up at project start up phase, verify the application of standard process & tools, handle the Return of Experience (REX) between projects.


He/she is accountable for :

  • Applying the standard processes and related methodologies and tools in order to ensure his/her Domain efficiency within projects development
  • Defining, developing and sharing re-usable “design patterns” in his/her domain
  • Promoting continuous improvement initiatives in his/her team
  • Managing the traceability and configuration of tools used by his/her team
  • Supporting Tenders on some costing issues
  • Supporting Projects on some technical or process issues


He/she is responsible for :  

  • Assigning the resources (staff, tools, …) for executing Projects engineering WP of his/her Domain
  • Managing the workload, including the sub-contracted part (technical assistance or work-package)
  • Contributing to the sub-contracting strategy in liaise with Sourcing
  • Evaluating performance and setting objectives of his/her team
  • Defining the training plan appropriate to his/her team’s needs and Alstom strategy
  • Networking with other sites to share workload, Return on Experience and Technology topics
  • Proposing to the Site TC&IS Manager the investments for HW & SW necessary to ensure the deliveries on projects conducted by the Site.
  • Managing his/her Domain by using regularly updated KPIs related to his/her Domain
  • Keeping be informed of the QCD of Projects his/her team contributes to, in order to propose improvements, if necessary
  • Initiating and following up action plans to solve issues common across projects and/or improve results in projects
  • Managing and sharing the RoE of his/her activities with Central TC&IS
  • Proposing improvements on his/her Domain  process and tools defined by Central TC&IS

Knowledge & Experience requested:


  • Experience of hands-on activities of his/her Domain activities on multiple projects (at least 2 years in Railways or Automotive domain) like :
    • Sub-system : requirement gathering, specification, architecture
    • Software : software development
    • Schematics & Apparatus : electrical development, notions of manufacturing
    • Verification & test : test specification, hardware-software integration
  • Experience in team and project management (at least 5 years).
  • Familiarity with Domain modelling tools and Product Life Cycle management tools
  • Fluent in English
  • Train system knowledge (system analysis, railways) (at least 2 years),

Joining Alstom is an amazing opportunity to work with top of the end technical & innovative transportation solutions and play a key role in our international rail transportation projects.

For more information, please visit our Alstom website: www.alstom.com !

Job Segment: Developer, Testing, Project Manager, PLM, Systems Analyst, Technology, Management