Lead Systems Engineer

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Date: 12 Jun 2024

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:451237 

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 Role

  • Participate to the railway system analysis through a MBSE approach
  • Participate to the System definition and the system sizing including gathering the Track, Power supply, Signaling and Rolling stock data required for this activity and support the performance optimization
  • Analyze the Requirment and development  to ensure the implementation 
  • Write system specifications and send for approval by key stakeholders
  • Coordinate the Earthing & Bonding, EMC and Performance Simulation activities with the concerned subject matter experts
  • Participate in the change analysis and identify any technical risks
  • Support the Testing and Commissioning Activities
  • Participate in defining and implementing the integration principle between different sub-systems and other stackholders.


Educational Requirements

  • University Degree in Engineering
  • Licensed Professional Engineer of Ontario (P.Eng) or in the process



  • At least 10 years of experience in Engineering / Technical functions including 5 years in Railway projects preferred 
  • Knowledge of railway systems, operating requirements, available equipment and systems
  • Knowledge of Signalling, Telecommunication, Power Supply and Overhead Catenary Systems preferred
  • Knowledge of the rail environment and engineering practices
  • Ability to lead and manage system engineering topics
  • Fluent in English
  • Good coordination and Communication
  • Knowledge of International Standards: IEC15288:2015, ISO 24748-4, CSA EXP11:20 (CMREA), EN 50125-1/2, IED, IEEE, AREMA, CENELEC, MIL-STD

Alstom is a global company where our people 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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