VIE - Software Engineer (QIJI)

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Date: 6 Apr 2024

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:443451 


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.



  • The QIJI signaling system solution is under development by CASCO (ALSTOM Joint Venture in China), and deployed at the same time on metro line projects in China. This solution is based on the ALSTOM Fluence solution and is continuously supported by ALSTOM experts mainly located in France
  • For developing this advanced train to train signaling solution, the EMIL software environment has been created. It took years in ALSTOM R&D to make it available, allowing the CASCO software development team to develop additional features on the top of the ALSTOM solution. The candidate must be able to both work and absorb a consequent amount of information, as the solution is still evolving
  • The software development within CASCO includes several phases, among which:
    • Specify the requirement needs of a new feature
    • Specify the improvement of low level software still under ALSTOM responsibility
    • Integrate the ALSTOM software part in CASCO baseline
    • Develop in EMIL the software covering the specification
    • Test the design according to ALSTOM rules
    • Verify the performance of the software
    • Generate the configuration for a specific line and deliver the binary file for validation
  • The candidate will be part of the team involved in QIJI Software development based in CASCO premises (Shanghai – China). Her/His main responsibility is to support CASCO software development during gap development for the QIJI signaling solution and its application on a project. In particular the mission consists in:
    • Attend the development phases within the CASCO team
    • Take in charge some failure analysis and Propose some corrective actions
    • Interface the ALSTOM expert team in France for problem solving
    • Present and Support the proposal to the CASCO software team
  • Before moving to China, a time period (duration to be discussed) is required in ALSTOM laboratory in Saint-Ouen – France, for learning about the EMIL software environment, process and tools. This period is also an opportunity to make networking within ALSTOM validation teams and ALSTOM experts, which is very useful when working from China
  • The QIJI Software Engineer will report to the Technical Director authority from ALSTOM who is also based in CASCO premises



Educational Requirements:

  • Graduated from Master Degree in Engineering or equivalent

Competencies & Skills:

  • Knowledge around validation test-bench would be a strong plus
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Able to work in a multicultural environment linked to the Joint Venture context
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Ability to share knowledge, ability to communicate to experts
  • Problem solving skills: logical and analytical approach, with a creative mind, capable of synthesizing issues and guide for decision making
  • Rigorous, autonomous, result-oriented
  • Able to work under pressure and manage issues with priority
  • Able to learn and adapt to a large project

VIE Requirements:

  • Can accept hiring via VIE program
  • Age between 18 to 28
  • Have French citizenship or from the EU
  • 2 year work experience as employee (for the purpose of applying for work permit in China)




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.



Job Type:​VIE​

Job Segment: Testing, Developer, Technology

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