Senior Hardware Engineer

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Date: 01-Nov-2022

Location: Stockholm, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:219365 

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 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.



What if you could help a leading company create the most efficient and secure digital mobility systems for tomorrow?


We are currently looking for a Senior Hardware Engineer in Stockholm to develop hardware electrical or electronic components.



Your mission:


  • You will be responsible for HW design, development, design verification and modification of existent and new functionalities, for industrial real-time embedded SIL4 applications
  • Development of the overall product hardware architecture.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Define the general plans for mechanical parts together with Mechanical Designers
  • Design the electrical schematics
  • Define the placement and routing constraints for electronic boards
  • Evaluate the thermal performances together with Thermal Engineers
  • Define the interfaces of the programmable components (FPGA, CPLD) together with FPGA Designers.
  • Performs or follow the realization of the PCB design (CAD) and definition file. This activity can be under responsibility of another HW designer specialized in CAD.
  • Ensure that the design can be manufactured, tested, and repaired, together with industrialization teams
  • Follow the realization of the prototypes made by industrialization team and confidence test them
  • Specify, design, prepare and perform HW components and work products verifications (including tests)
  • Design the Hardware under configuration management according to product Configuration Management Plan
  • Support the HW/ HW and HW/SW integration, together with the HW Architect and SW designer
  • Support the HW validation of the product including environmental qualification and type tests
  • Development of the overall product hardware architecture.
  • Prepare Technical documentation for product design and production.
  • Breaking down system level requirements to hardware level.
  • Identify and offer best solutions to complex hardware related issues.
  • Demonstrate an excellent knowledge and experience of electronics design principals.
  • Supervision and leadership of core / non-core HW design work packages.
  • Through his / her activities, contribute to standardization by reusing existing solutions or by implementing reusable solutions
  • Apply processes and standards.


Your experience and qualifications:


  • Master’s Degree in Electronics Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Or Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering with 5+ year of experience in the domain
  • Experience of Electronic development
  • Strong experience with hardware systems and excellent knowledge of board design including:
  • Power design (SMPS, Isolated converters, Transformers, etc.)
  • Analog design (Analog filters, Signal Chain, ADC, DAC etc.)
  • Digital interfaces (Ethernet, LVDS, SPI, I2C etc.)
  • Design with CPUs such as ARM Cortex 
  • Design with FPGAs (Design, interfaces)
  • EMC (Design, Tests and troubleshooting)
  • PCB Design for the above areas
  • Circuit simulation with PSpice / LTSpice
  • Experience with High-end PCB/PBA design tools i.e Cadence 
  • Basic knowledge working with PDM systems
  • Experience in one or several of the following areas:
    • Development of products in harsh environments 
    • Safety Critical Development. e.g., EN 50126/8/9, IEC 61508, ISO 26262
    • Requirements Management and traceability
    • C programming or other scripting programming languages (e.g. Python).
    • Digital Design with VHDL in FPGAs (Quartus II, Xilinx ISE/Vivado, Modelsim, etc.).



Why Alstom?


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?


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.


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