Train System Engineer

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Date: 09-Nov-2022

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Alstom’s products portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, trams and e-buses to integrated systems, customized services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. With Bombardier Transportation joining Alstom on January 29, 2021, the new Group’s combined revenue amounted to €15.7 billion for the 12-month period ended March 31, 20201. Headquartered in France, Alstom is now present in 70 countries and employs 75,000 people.



Specify the train, perform trade off on architecture definition and technically lead the engineering studies in order to reach the performances



Technical missions:

  • Ensure the global performance of the train,
  • Define requirements coming from applicable documents, metiers, standards, certification, security, platform and customer; for the transverse allocation of requirements to the various subsystems in close collaboration with the specialists concerned,
  • Define the external/internal requirements of the train,
  • Define the overall architecture of the train and make arbitration to reach the best compromise,
  • Participate in the functional analysis,
  • Define and validate the operational analysis,
  • Support the FMECA (Failure Mode and Effect Critical Analysis) at the train level in coordination with the RAMS team,
  • Ensure consistency and compatibility between all subsystem specifications,
  • Act as a technical interface with the client in order to provide support to the project manager,


V&V activities:

  • Define and perform Train verification strategy in close collaboration with all Engineering metiers and Certification & Validation teams.
  • Lead the train integration and tuning phase.


QCD and reporting:

  • Supports Project Engineering Manager for implementation and update of Engineering risks mitigation plan
  • Supports to Project Engineering Manager in improvement proposals in term of QCD and during the change order process.



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering, or other relevant diploma
  • Minimum of 10 years engineering experience including 5 years in the railway industry
  • Very good knowledge of requirements management and change management, mandatory
  • Good knowledge in systems engineering
  • Knowledge of DOORS software, an asset
  • Knowledge of MBSE engineering processes (model based system engineering)
  • Fluent English mandatory, French an asset
  • Some travel is to be expected on an occasional basis to other Alstom sites or to customers


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



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. 


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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