Network & Telecoms - Network Engineer

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Date: 14 May 2024

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:453800 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.

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.
The Network Engineer will participate in Network and Telecom design team in designing, deploiying and validating network and telecom solutions. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
Essential Responsibilities 

Multi-disciplinary environment working with the design, engineering, and the commissioning of integrated radio and TCP/IP networks. Solutions utilize licensed and unlicensed voice and data radios, LAN/WAN networks, and back office servers as well as other communication links between locomotives, between locomotives and wayside equipment, and/or between wayside and central office locations:

  • Knowledge of network hardware including servers, routers, and other computer devices

  • Use system requirements to design and deploy networks and virtual solutions

  • Develop testing, verification, and validation procedures as well as execute the procedures

  • Strong project management and organizational skills.

  • Create and maintain documentation including System Functional Specifications and Interface Control Documents

  • Trace system requirements to DOORS

  • Produce Verification & Validation (V&V) test plans under the supervision of Project V&V Leader

  • Produce requirement based V&V procedures and datasheets

  • Author Project V&V test reports

  • Execute and lead V&V testing across multiple platforms

  • Perform verification reports for requirements, design documents, test reports, etc

  • Follow V&V technical processes in line with business objectives for technical and project team environment

  • Document test results, identify problems and solutions, and communicate with Engineering

  • Perform Communications Engineering tasks in support of program objectives

  • Trace system requirements to DOORS

  • Understanding of of system and subsystem-level requirements

  • Develop & peer review test procedures and documentation to validate system requirements

  • Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures

  • Network troubleshooting

  • Ensure Data Communication System project team members are aligned with V&V plan

  • Ensure documents be delivered as per project Documentation plan (Documentation Master List) in line with project Development For Quality Gate Reviews milestones

  • Participate in radio and network design activities

  • Participate upon request to Installation and Test & Commissioning activities

  • Perform other related duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience in networking or telecommunication

  • 10+ years experience

  • P. Eng certification or in progress


Desired Characteristics: 

  • CCNA/CCNP/CCDE/CCIE certifications desirable

  • Knowledge of network hardware including servers, routers, and other computer devices

  • Understanding of TCP/IP and LAN/WAN

  • Knowledge of network security and policies

  • Knowledge of routing protocols and IP MPLS

  • Writing and performing test cases on both network equipment and network

  • Understanding of system and sub-system level requirements


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.



Job Type:​Experienced​

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