Hydrogen System Engineer

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Date: 29-Jan-2023

Location: Saint-Ouen, J, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:376442 

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



Alstom is recruiting a Hydrogen System Engineer for its Railway Rolling Stock division located in Paris- Saint-Ouen to develop railway projects for the European and international markets.

You will work, multi-cultural and dynamic context, within our engineering project team, to develop and deliver our future H2 powered trains to our customers.


Your responsibilities:

As Hydrogen System Engineer, you are responsible of the development of Hydrogen storage & distribution system, of the related function at Train level. You endorse the system compliance to the train level requirements.


To do so, you shall:

                • specify the function and its performance at train level,

                • define the architecture of the function, how the system achieves the function, including its interactions with the other systems as contributors,

                • consider safety & certification requirements, especially, and ensure system compliance to them,

                • specify the system itself, refining the train level requirements and considering other design constraints,

                • flow-down the expert requirements, covering technical transverse fields, such as electromagnetic compatibility, resistance to corrosion or eco-design for examples,

                • deliver the Technical Purchase Specification of your system, and technically manage the system supplier, tracking the compliance to your requirements,

                • define the functional and electrical interfaces of your system,

                • lead your system integration to train, tuning it when needed,

                • build and get executed the validation plan, to make the compliance demonstration,

                • write the test specifications and approve the test reports,

                • lead your system reliability growth, when needed, during operational service.


As Hydrogen System Engineer, you will:

                •  share your specific knowledge of Hydrogen technologies with the engineering team,

                • contribute to the Failure Mode and Effect Critical Analysis of your system,

                • propose system architecture and design solution for potential Tenders or Research & Development programs.



Your Profile:

Engineer with mechanical and/or chemical backgrounds, with:


• + 2 years of engineering experience in Hydrogen storage or distribution,

• + 5 years of engineering experience, more generally speaking, preferably in the railway industry, with

                           - system engineering, with performance, function & integration responsibilities,

                           - a whole development cycle experience, through all development phases,

                           - an engineering leading position, with multiple and multidisciplinary partners

• or an equivalent experience in another industry

• Fluent English and French speaking,

• Ability for business travels, in France and abroad, and for short-term missions, during system and train validation phases.



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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