System Engineer

Date: 19-May-2019

Location: STO, France

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility.  We are at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
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Purpose of the Job
The System Engineer is part of the Project Engineering team, reporting to System Group Manager within System Integration Departement. 
He/She develops system or subsystems architecture, defining and allocating requirements, evaluating design trade-offs, balancing technical risk, defining and assessing interfaces, keeping close coordination with verification and validation activities and with project deployment activities, in line with the System / Subsystem Roadmap.
He/she provides all the necessary support to the System Engineering Manager (SEM) / Project Engineering Manager (PrEM) for the technical answer to the needs expressed by the Solution Director and the specific user project needs.


  • Develop the system documents, including plans, specifications and other technical documents.
  • Apply the system engineering processes.
  • Ensure that the system technically fulfils the defined needs and enhancements (change requests) and that a proper system engineering approach is being followed.
  • Ensure technical consistency and alignment with the other System & Product Design teams / or / Project Engineering teams throughout the development, providing technical support to V&V, and support to Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety Analysis. Interact with other System Engineers and with other Métier engineers to that ensure the design fits with the intended architecture.
  • Develop typical applications of the system for Generic System/Product validation purposes and manage design feedback from verification and validation team.
  • Minimize, by design, the System deployment cost, lead time and risks.
  • Contribute to the definition and maintenance of the System Baselines, analyse and implement Change Requests.
  • Prepare and participate in Design Reviews.
  • Contribute to system configuration activities, to requirement management activities.
  • Ensure that the system follows standardization approach by reusing existing solutions or by implementing reusable solutions, and by providing for generic System/product an efficient system deployment kit (tools, user documentation…).
  • Provide support to Program / Projects external stakeholders (Customers, Users, Tenders) and participate to the QCD estimation.
  • Understand and apply the TIS System Development processes and contribute to continuous improvement (RoE, process,…).
  • Advise the SEM / PrEM of the recommended path that the development should take, outlining the reasons for that recommendation


Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment,  that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users.  As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry

Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Technical Support, SEM, Technology, Marketing

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