Autopilot Control Design System Engineer (M/F)

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Date: 29 Jan 2024

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom



Alstom, is one of the leading suppliers of rolling stocks, trains, and metro control systems, headquartered in France, Alstom is present in more than 70 countries and currently employs 75,000 collaborators.

Its 11,500 employees in France are bearer of an expertise destined to serve French and international customers. One job at Alstom generates about three at its suppliers.

The rail industry today is characterized by strong and continuous growth around the world. The trends behind this situation are : environmental issues, global population growth, urbanization and increasing demand for mobility.

With nearly 9 billion in sales, Alstom is developing the most comprehensive range of systems, equipment, and services on the rail market.

Today we offer our customers solutions that combine diverse technologies, optimal interfaces, flexible and innovative implementation methods.




As part of our Alstom Digital & Integrated Systems business, the Saint-Ouen Development Centre is in charge of designing the main Alstom Urban CBTC Signaling Solutions: Urbalis 400, a system deployed on more than 100 projects worldwide, and Urbalis Fluence, our latest and most innovative Urban Signaling System. 


The Autopilot Control Design System engineer is part of a development team.


Your role is to:

  • Design U500 PA Control equipment in the software V cycle descent according to the Cenelec 50128-2011 issued process.
  • Participate in the analysis of the internal customer’s needs to collaborate in the development of the system specification, taking into account product definition constraints (platform, security level, testability, resources) and process, using your railway signaling skills.
  • Develop the corresponding equipment specifications, with a view to developing them in compliance with the current process, taking into account the constraints of architecture, performance, safety, quality, costs, testability, and maintainability.
  • Prepare and participate in design reviews on major technical topics.
  • Contribute to the evaluation of future developments, within the framework of offers or R&D.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement actions of the post.







  • Minimum training of master’s degree, engineering, or university degree, you have a first experience in a similar context on issues of specification/design of embedded systems with high safety constraints.
  • Competence in Railway signaling, and associated development standards (CENELEC 50126, 50128) are a plus.
  • You are interested in the field of railway transportation and are motivated to demonstrate your ability to innovate and work in an international context. Strong technical sensitivity, rigor, operational efficiency, team spirit, interpersonal skills and initiative are your assets for success in this role.
  • English is essential.



You will be based in our premises in Saint-Ouen


To face the challenges of tomorrow’s mobility, our ambition for our customers and partners is to imagine and develop, the most efficient, intelligent, and sustainable mobility systems.

Alstom develops and offers digital mobility solutions based on cutting-edge technologies.

We provide solutions to ensure the safety and fluidity of passengers and operations, optimizing the real-time performance of signaling and multimodal systems, offering connectivity to all, and automating driving.

At Alstom, we build an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, in which talents from different backgrounds are offered opportunities for training, development and professional development, with the possibility of holding different positions in many geographical areas.

“Alstom is committed to the diversity and employment of people with disabilities.”


Join a dynamic company that will be able to offer you real prospects of evolution on various and international projects!


Rejoignez une entreprise dynamique qui saura vous proposer de réelles perspectives d’évolution sur des projets variés et internationaux !


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