Certification & Authorization Engineer

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Date: 22-Jun-2022

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Company: Alstom

Req ID:284443 

Would you like to be part of a highly skilled team in an empowering, enthusiastic, and challenging atmosphere? Does the opportunity to be a part of a team shaping the future of modern transportation solutions sound exciting? If yes, then this position is for you! Apply today!



the global leader in smart and sustainable mobility

 is looking for an

Certification & Authorization Engineer to be based in Stockholm


What will you do?

You will define and execute the Certification and Authorization project plan to obtain the Authorization to Put into Service (APIS) of the On-board or Trackside ETCS signalling sub-system by the relevant National Authorities. For that purpose, the compliance with the European Technical Specifications for Interoperability or with the specific national requirements must be assessed by different external independent entities.


Your main task will be to coordinate all activities and collection of required deliverables & means of proof with the various internal and external project stakeholders to obtain the necessary certificates and authorizations for the project.


Working with C&A is a great way to gain experience of multiple aspects of the railway industry. Through your work you will interact with multiple contacts internally in the company as well as externally with authorities, clients, and third-party assessment bodies.


Main Responsibilities?

  • Defining and executing the Certification & Authorization Project Plan
  • Defining the Project Certification & Authorization applicable legal referential and associated requirements
  • Planning all the C&A-related activities in coordination with the Project team based on existing standards, regulations and return on experience from previous or similar projects
  • Preparing the procurement of external assessment services: creation of call for tender documents based on the defined scope of assessment, conducting the tender process, evaluation of tenders, contract drafting and negotiations with assessors in collaboration with the purchasing department
  • Monitoring the development of evidence or means of proofs with the relevant stakeholders, by conducting regular workshops with various departments and sub-contractors
  • Organizing and managing the assessment process with external assessors
  • Compiling the Certification and Authorization dossiers: definition of the content, compliance to formal requirements, file the official authorization requests towards European or National authorities


Who are you?

  • MSc in engineering or equivalence of relevant experience
  • Experience of Certification & Authorization process in Railways is positive but not a necessity
  • Knowledge of Railways/Signalling systems and products is positive but not a necessity
  • Rigorous in the respect of processes and regulations, while keeping a result-oriented focus ,
  • Team Player
  • Autonomous and Proactive
  • Good communication and coordination skills
  • Fluent in English (oral & written); Other languages are an asset


What do we oer?

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.


Who are we?

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 75000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact. 


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