Engineering Assurance Manager

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Date: 20-May-2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:344881 


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.

You will be responsible for defining and leading the delivery of the Engineering Assurance cases associated with railway electromechanical components and vehicles and preparing from the very beginning of the project's successful acceptance by the customer and safety authorities. Electromechanical components comprise Signaling, Communications, Train controls, Power supply stations and Overhead contact systems.


Ensure that all the other technical departments of the project, including System and Sub Systems, produce the engineering assurance deliverables as per the end customer, safety, operational and maintenance requirements.


Engineering Assurance Management interfaces with Safety Assurance and provides to Safety all necessary design, implementation and integration traceability as per EN50126 standards, including verification and validation, requirement management, configuration management, and RAM processes.


You will directly manage a team of 5-10 multi-disciplinary engineers covering requirement management, configuration and modifications.



  • Coordinate all the System and Sub System engineering assurance activities of the project with customers, independent assessors, partners and subsystems.
  • Lead review design, RAM analysis, configuration control, verification and validation and traceability to T&C activities from an engineering assurance perspective and manage the performance verification matrix.
  • Ensure the application of the system engineering processes (requirements management, verification, validation, configuration and change control).
  • Lead and animate the delivery of the Engineering assurance packages for internal and external gates processes:
    • Internal Alstom DFQ gates
    • Approval in Principle, System Safety Design, Consent to Construct, Consent to Test.
  • Deliver in accordance with the scope: on time and on budget.
  • Ensure implementation of the system engineering process in accordance with company and industry standards and best practices.
  • Review compliance issues and support root cause identification and mitigation measures.
  • Organize and attend periodic design and safety reviews.
  • Defend assurance submissions argumentations in front of internal and external ISA (independent safety assessor), define and follow up action plans to close the assessors' findings.
  • Build the assurance submissions at the different stages.

Educational requirements

  • Bachelor s degree in Engineering.
  • Master's degree in Engineering preferred.



  • 15-20 years of experience in system design and development for highly regulated industries (rail, defence, nuclear, aerospace).
  • Peng certification or in progress.
  • Able to work independently with a strong ethic and a sense of urgency and network effectively to gather data from different sources.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented with the ability to learn and transfer new techniques in a changing environment.
  • Deep knowledge of international standards: ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288:2015, ISO 24748-4, CSA EXP11:20 (CMREA), EN 50126-1/2.


​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 a global company where our people’s vision and values embrace Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). Wherever we operate and across all our businesses, we want to create an inclusive culture in which diversity is welcomed and appreciated. By bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and giving everyone the opportunity to contribute with their knowledge, skills, experiences and perspectives, we also generate value for Alstom and its stakeholders. 


Employment at Alstom is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. Alstom does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law. 


It is Alstom's policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to non-discrimination and equal opportunity. The Company's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy, as well as its affirmative action obligations, includes the full and complete support of the Company. Because it's just the right thing to do. We hope you think so, too. 


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