TrainLab Engineer

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Date: 3 Jun 2024

Location: Savigliano, CN, IT

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.


Purpose of the Job/Objective:

He/she contributes to Train Lab preparation and operation. Train Lab is a test mean which includes train real HW and SW and allows the functional validation of the vehicle in advance to the availability of the real vehicle. Specifically she/he:

  • Prepares TrainLab for tests on time in the correct configuration
  • Supports test teams during test execution.
  • Configure the train lab according to project needs
  • Scope can be extended to other functional test means: Cosimulation computers and TCMS Testbench

She/He is responsible for:

  • Collect the inputs for Test means configurations and analyse their quality
    • Test means applicable configuration definition
    • Train LV schematics
    • Train equipment models
    • Traction system model
    • TCMS software and associated deliverables (ICD)
  • Generate the configurations for the Test means
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of tools: LV modeling, equipment modeling, configuration tools
  • Support test execution
  • Compile & sustain the standard documentation for configuration generation
  • Support deployment and animation of Test means performance KPI

Knowledge & Experience


  • Practical knowledge of validation Means (Testbench, simulators…);
  • Practical experience on software integration & validation phases (minimum of 2 years’ experience in Railway or Health, Defence, Aeronautical, Automotive domains).


  • Practical knowledge of validation methods (boundary tests, equivalent class tests…)
  • Practical knowledge of validation tools (TestStand, model-based testing tools…)
  •  Managing work packages for sub-contractors

Educational Requirements:


  • Engineering school
  • Master of Science (Engineering, Physical Sciences or others)


  • Railway engineering
  • Systems engineering

Competencies & Skills

  • Electrical scheme understanding
  • Software coding
  • Model coding
  • Fluent in English

Behavioural Attitude

  • Rigorous
  • Good capability to external relationship with Authorities
  • Attitude to work in a dynamic context, in projects involving different sites
  • Good attitude to work in team
  • Availability to move for short period.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. 

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