Engineering Assurance Manager

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Date: 24-Jan-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.

Purpose of the Job


Responsible to define and lead the delivery of the Engineering Assurance cases associated with railway electromechanical components and vehicles and prepare from the very beginning of the project successful acceptance by the customer and safety authorities. Electromechanical components are comprised of Signaling, Communications, Train controls and 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 standard including verification and validation, requirement management, configuration management, and RAM processes.


Manage directly 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 customer, 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 to the scope, on time and on budget
  • Ensure implementation of 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 findings of the assessors
  • Build the assurance submissions at the different stages


Educational requirements


Bachelor’ s degree in Engineering

Master degree in Engineering preferred




  • 15-20 years of experience in system design and development for highly regulated industry (rail, defense, nuclear, aerospace)
  • Peng certification or in progress
  • Able to work independently with strong ethic, a sense of urgency and network effectively to gather data from different sources
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication
  • Self motivated, detailed oriented ability to learn and transfer new techniques in a changing environment
  • Deep knowledge of international standards: EN15288:2015, 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 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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