System Engineer Operability (w/d/m)

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Date: 24 Sep 2023

Location: Salzgitter, NI, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:415511  

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 


The primary purpose of the Operability Engineer is to develop Vehicle Operability Concepts within the product families according to the Vehicle Operability Breakdown Structure (VOBS). The positionholder is resopnsible for defining and specifying usability, operability, diagnostic, maintainability and handling of our products (Rolling Stock) according to the requirements from operation, infrastructure and maintenance. The Operability Concept analysis high-level scenario & tasks and transitions between them, in respect to the train in its daily use.



  • Consolidate customer requirements and legal requirements regarding the operation, infrastructure and maintenance.

  • Develop operational scenarios and operability features based on platform definition according to VOBS (Vehicle Operability Breakdown Structure).

  • Identify and list the gaps between Platform solutions and customer-required products.

  • Plan and establish Vehicle Operability workshops (DITLOTT workshop, etc).

  • Derive and Structure all operational scenarios and operability features (non-functional requirements) according to VOBS.

  • Allocate derived requirements and DITLOTT use cases to Functional Building blocks

  • Create Operability concept document.



  • Bachelor in electrical or mechanical engineering

  • 5 years experience in a similar position

  • Railway experience, mandatory (preferably in operations, maintenance or test & commissioning)

  • Fluent in English and German. French as optional.

  • Knowledge of DOORS, an asset

  • Knowledge of modeling tools (SysML), an asset


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.