Design Verification Engineer

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Date: 19-Mar-2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:377861 

Imagine playing a central role in reducing the carbon footprint of Canada’s busiest public transit system and doing so with a consistently ranked Top Employer with a global reach. As part of the ONxpress consortium, Alstom is proudly working to transform the collective mobility of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas (GTHA) through the On-Corridor Works project, and we are hiring for hundreds of roles. The GO Expansion scope : new electric locomotives, fleet upgrades, train control systems, network electrification, signalling, telecommunications and digital systems, maintenance, and much more.

Purpose of the Job


The Design Verification Engineer

  • Take part to major developments by proving that the design for Rolling Stock, Signalling, Supervision, Telecommunications, Power Supply, … provided by Alstom, is fit for its intended use, through implementation and execution of Design Verification and participation in definition and execution of Integration and Test activities
  • Detail and perform all the in-house activities in the scope of the assurance team, and interface experts delegated in other departments. Cooperate tightly with Test & Commissioning to ensure seamless integration and alignment between in-house and on-site testing activities and results. Interface with design teams to share and detail the results of V&V activities





  • Contribute to the definition of the Project Verification and Validation strategy in the V&V Plan, and act proactively for its implementation
  • Define verification methodology for selected deliverables, when requested from V&V strategy
  • Define test plans and test descriptions for in-house activities. Liaise with PrCOM for exported tests
  • Perform and report on allocated verification, integration and test activities
  • When Safety is involved, share and justify the results with Safety Assurance Manager to feed safety demonstration
  • Interface with experts in other department to align on selected V&V activity methodology
  • Provide data to maintain applicable KPIs
  • Provide valuable feedback for REX sessions and continuous improvement
  • Manage configuration and change management cycle related with V&V activities (simulation configuration, anomaly tracking, etc.)
  • Follow-up with T&C for tests exported to site execution
  • Prepare and support the construction, integration and validation phase
  • Identify risks, scope gaps and grey areas and escalates as needed in order to grant the schedule


Educational requirements


University Degree in Engineering

Good understanding of system engineering processes preferable: EN50126 and ISO15288

Licensed with Professional Engineers of Ontario (P.Eng.) preferred




  • Knowledge of railway systems and operations, available E&M equipment and Subsystem
  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of the rail construction environment and engineering practices
  • Good analytical skill is required

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?  


Equal opportunity statement:
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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