Software Architect

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Date: 9 Nov 2023

Location: Stockholm, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:417631


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, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.





Could you be the full-time Software Architect in Stockholm we’re looking for?



Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your software engineering expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll work alongside passionate, motivated, and dedicated teammates.

Project by project, you'll develop the next generation of object controllers, positively impacting how our trains operate. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business (particularly Product Designers and System Engineers), defining software requirement specifications, architecture, and much more.

You’ll specifically take care of specifying and designing our software.

We’ll look to you for:

  • Specify, design, and implement the software of signalling platforms while ensuring safe and reliable system performance.
  • Contribute to the elaboration of product/system specification & architecture
  • Define the software requirements specifications
  • Define the software architecture
  • Choosing the right development tools, methodology, programming language, coding strategy and rules.



All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Engineering degree and master’s in computer engineering or other relevant degree
  • 5 years of embedded software development experience in a relevant industry (e.g. industrial control, aerospace, automotive, medical
  • Experience with requirements-driven developments, traceability methods and agile software development.
  • Strong knowledge of and expertise using C programming, Linux, Debian or FreeBSD and real-time operating systems.
  • Familiarity with object-oriented design paradigms, software modelling and software test methodologies
  • Hands-on experience with safety-critical software development processes is an advantage.
  • Ambition and drive
  • Being collaborative and accountable
  • Enthusiasm, eagerness to shape onboard software systems
  • An international mindset
  • Keenness to develop railway software.



Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with expert software, hardware and engineering teams
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our hybrid working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards a managerial role or a technical expert
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension).


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!



As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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