Train Lab Manager

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Date: 14 Sep 2023

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:381663 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 




He/she manages Train Lab preparation and operation:

  • ensures TrainLab is ready for tests on time in the correct configuration
  • monitors Trainlab performances and availability.

Scope can be extended to other functional test means: Cosimulation computers and TCMS Testbench




Performance Measurement/KPI’s

  • On time configuration of the TrainLab
  • 100 % train system functional test performed
  • Time to implement 1 new configuration < 2 weeks
  • Time to start the Trainlab < 30 minutes
  • % of time used for test execution > 90%



  • 100% compliant on EHS rules (in particular regarding activities performed on TrainLab and TestBench)
  • Ensure the preparation of the laboratory before reception of the tests means.
  • Development of specific model (equipment, low voltage, environment), integration of external models (PU, generic model form Central, supplier).
  • Management of TrainLab tools configuration according tests planned (real/simulated device, models, supervision)
  • Transversal management of the suppliers of inputs for configuration preparation on time (new schematics release, new model release, new software release…)
  • Control the test configuration (HW+SW) against the applicable configurations to be tested.
  • Planning of TrainLab use per shift in agreement with TVE needs
  • Maintenance in operational condition
  • Configuration management of the Trainlab environment and of deliverables
  • Management of TrainLab Work Package




Educational Requirements


  • Engineering school
  • Bachelor/Master of Science (Engineering, Physical Sciences or others)


  • 8 years of experience in Systems/Railway engineering




  • Practical knowledge of validation Means (Testbench, simulators…)
  • Practical experience on software integration & validation phases (minimum of 2 years’ experience in Railway or Health, Defence, Aeronautical, Automotive domains).


  • Practical knowledge of validation methods (boundary tests, equivalent class tests…)
  • Practical knowledge of validation tools (TestStand, model-based testing tools…)


Competencies & Skills

  • Autonomous
  • Rigorous
  • Managing work packages for sub-contractors
  • DFQ cycle
  • Leadership in change management
  • Fluent English, French an asset


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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