System Engineer

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Date: 19-Oct-2021

Location: Saint Ouen, J, France

Company: Alstom

Req ID:89570 

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 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

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 Leader for the technical analysis and answers on 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 System Leader of the recommended path that the development should take, outlining the reasons for that recommendation.

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​

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