TCMS Network Engineer

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Date: 25-May-2023

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:403523 

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 TCMS (Train Control & Monitoring System) Network Engineer, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in St-Bruno (QC), CA.


You will be responsible for delivering engineering solutions to agreed timescales, within budget & to an acceptable quality standard.


As a Software Network Engineer, you will perform Network configuration, debugging and maintenance activities, perform integration of the train networks.



  • Specifying the networks requirements
  • Integrating the train networks
  • Manage interface between Alstom products and external networks
  • Integrating various network modules/systems on the Train Control equipment
  • Troubleshooting issues on a test bench and in a virtual environment
  • Managing network modules/systems and documentation under configuration
  • Assisting with the troubleshooting of network problems and monitoring network performance
  • Providing support during the train integration and validation
  • Assist in the production of network test plans and testing specifications


Required Knowledge & Experience: 

  • Hands-on network experience of one or more software phases like software development, hardware-software integration, networks testing
  • Minimum of 5 years experience
  • Advanced level knowledge of routing and switching
  • Knowledge of working with firewall technologies
  • Knowledge on Cloud based solution
  • Experience in software engineering fundamentals, such as requirements writing, software design and software testing
  • Experience in debugging and command line on Linux platform
  • Knowledge of real time network protocols like Ethernet, RS232, RS 485, CAN, TCP/IP
  • Ability to methodically troubleshoot a technical issue using tools such as Wireshark and TCPDump on network devices, on Linux devices and various servers
  • Familiarity with any of the following is a definite asset:
    • Understanding of relevant Network Rail standards
    • Real-time distributed applications
    • Python
    • SVN
    • Scripting language and Agile methods.
    • Cybersecurity


Required Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Problem solving and logical Thinking
  • Troubleshooting and fault-finding skills
  • Team player and great ease of communication
  • Speaking English and French, both written and spoken

Occasional travels to clients in North America.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


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.   


Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.


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