System Design Engineer

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Date: 18-May-2021

Location: Sofia, 23, Romania

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Job title: System design engineer
Based at: Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Introduction

In Central Eastern Europe, Alstom is Number 1 mobility player with 7,000 people in 20 countries and over 10 industrial sites.

For almost 30 years, Alstom has been an innovative pioneer playing an important role in Romania’s transition towards a modern and sustainable railway transport. From state-of-the-art digital rail control, to infrastructure and electrification projects, along with metro trains and the long-term maintenance of the metro fleet in the country’s capital city Bucharest, Alstom is constantly making a difference in the mainline and urban rail transport in Romania.

 

In Bulgaria we manage several projects including a major contract to design and install an ERTMS signalling and telecommunication system along the Bulgarian 300-km Plovdiv-Burgas railway line (one of the most important rail signalling projects in Europe in recent years).

 

Through the diversity and complexity of its projects, Alstom is a very attractive employer for the young generations of specialists, giving them a unique chance to professionally grow in an international environment with access to worldwide knowledge and capabilities.


Overview:

The system design engineer Provide the support to all projects for the all RCS Systems/Product used in the projects; both for wayside and indoor equipment, products including the interfaces with No Alstom products. Take over the new Alstom products/features then introduce them to the application engineers and into the old and new markets.

Support some other systems in all their lifecycle phases: development, realization, maintenance, and obsolescence.

Support all the other activities of the team regarding his technical background and past working experience. Be involved in some activities related to manufacturing and production

 

Specific responsibilities of the role:

  • Defines the Signalling System Architectures according to the Technical inputs and in relation to the customer requirements compliance (including all the interfaces)
  • Customer technical requirements analysis and requirement management (e.g. using specific tool as DOORS)
  • Supervise: products adoption, development, verification & validation, installation, test & maintenance support (e.g. LX, Signals, balises, CBI, TMS, …)
  • Supervise or directly manages the development (or adaptation) of new products
  • Support to production/manufacturing mainly on new products (e.g. FAI, FAT, Test specifications & report templates, …) and obsolescence

 

Experience & Qualification:

  • Engineering (BS+MS) degree in Electronics, Electric or IT.  A PhD, an University scholarship or some „connection“ to the research /university world is a plus.
  • Proved experience in Requirement Management, Signalling and System Engineering and/or product development (HW and/or SW). The INCOSE certification is considered a plus.
  • At least a basic knowledge of Project Management practices (PMP, PRINCE2, Agile, … certifications are considered a plus).
  • At least 8 years of working experience in HW and SW systems, HW and SW are both required and at least 6 years in one of them. Of which at least 5 years in the (signalling) railway sector regarding both wayside and technical room products.
  • Good knowledge of product lifecycle management and product installation techniques. Be basically experienced in product obsolescence management.
  • The knowledge of the following norms is mandatory: EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129 and EN 50159. The knowledge of Italian RFI technical norm is mandatory (e.g. IS 402).
  • The basic knowledge CENELEC norms is required.
  • Be familiar with Quality and Product certification processes (e.g. IRIS, ISO 9001, IPC, ...)
  • Skilled in the use of laboratory instrumentation and test methods
  • Skilled in Window and Linux OS, MS Office, Synergy, DOORS
  • English language - advanced

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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