Virtual Platform Designer F/H

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Date: 8 Apr 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. 



Within our Digital and Integrated Systems (D&IS) activities, the Saint-Ouen Development Center is in charge of designing main Alstom Urban CBTC Signalling Solutions : Urbalis 400,  deployed on more than 100 projects around the world; Urbalis Fluence, the latest innovative Signalling System solution for Urban application and the on premise virtualization solution deployed on all D&IS businesses. 


Your role is to:

In the context of the Alstom Virtual Platform development 

  • Establish product/software specifications in collaboration with the System Application Architect, Design Authority, System Architect, and System Program Manager according to needs expressed by the Solution Director / Projects
  • Design and implement the deployment tools, the operating systems hardening to comply with cyber security requirements 
  • Contribute to operating systems (windows, linux) factory CI/CD pipeline
  • Support/train user projects in their deployements


Organisational Reporting

AVP designer reports functionnaly to the System Engineering Manager  and hierarchically to the AVP department head


Detailed Responsabilities and Tasks

Mission and deliverables

  • AVP tools architecture

  • AVP deployment guidelines

  • AVP tools desing documentation

  • AVP tools implementation/testing

  • Applies process, methods and tools as referenced by the program development processes

  • Contribution to program management :

    • Contribute to system development strategy and baselines

    • Identifies Technical risks

  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.





To fill this position, we are looking for the following profile:

  • Team player
  • Knowledge in IT, Cyber and networking domain
  • Kubernetes knowlodge
  • Desired Knowledge (some of) in : scripting languages (bash, powershell),  javascript, Windows OS, Linux OS, Active directory infrastructure, virtualization
  • English communication skills




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!


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