System Engineering Manager

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Date: 8 Jul 2024

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:451886 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Alstom is the leading supplier of integrated turnkey transportation system (metro, tramway, monorail, APM, mainline). Those turnkey systems typically involve the delivery as a single integrated system of the following: rolling stock, signalling, telecom system, power supply, trackwork, depot, platform screen doors, AFC, etc

To support it's growth on the turnkey system market, Alstom is looking for System Engineering Manager (SEM) both within its central organization and on project location.

On turnkey project and tender, the SEM coordinates the system Engineering studies for the project and lead those studies. Interface on site with the Client, partner, sub-systems and third parties on all matters related to the definition of the transport system.




  • Lead the development of system specifications (Functional, architecture, transverse, interface)
  • Obtain Customer/Engineer acceptance of system specifications
  • Organise, in liaison with the PrEM, the engineering activities (priorities, schedule, delivery)
  • Produce with his team, the system specification and the interfaces documents in coordination with the subsystem design
  • Follow up the demonstration of compliance to the contractual requirements and their allocation to the subsystems, and obtain customer/Engineer’s approval
  • Lead the verification and demonstration through the design of system performances
  • Support the sub-systems in their technical discussion with the Customer/Engineer
  • Manage, with the support of the E&M interface manager, the interface definition




  • Master University Degree in Engineering
  • Knowledge of railway systems, operating requirements, available equipment and systemsAt least 5 years of experience in Engineering / Technical functions in railway including
  • At east 3 years in managerial positions in turnkey railway international projects
  • Expert in System Engineering
  • Fluent in English and French, and fluent in contract language
  • Good co-ordination and communication
  • Promote Teamwork
  • Knowledge of system engineering methodology (MBSE)
  • Ability to challenge subsystems solutions for a global optimization



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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