Project Engineering Manager: Communication, Network and Security

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Date: 19-Nov-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:323654 

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.



Alstom is seeking a Project Engineering Manager (PrEM) to work on Rail Signaling projects. The individual should be familiar with Communications, Network and Security solutions in a Rail Environment.

In addition, the individual should be well-versed in Project Engineering Management principles and qualities, such as Technical Leadership, Scope Management, Risk Management, Requirements Management, Configuration Control and Change Management, Planning and Scheduling, and System Deployment.



Manage the technical contractual scope of the project:

Be accountable for the customer acceptance of the project solution

Manage the project technical risks and the corresponding mitigation plan

Together with the Project Manager, in case of contractual scope evolution, raise variation order and manage it

Validate the technical design choices with the peers and Solutions Director 

Identify which are the applicable regulations in the customer country/city and ensure they are taken into account in project solution design

Manage the project solution, meaning the customization and parameterization of the generic solution to meet Quality, Cost, Delivery and Performance (QCDP) commitments:

Build and analyze together with the Project Architect, the project requirements database (PRD) and allocate requirements to System Program Manager (SPM), Project Industrialization Manager (PrIDM) and to Project Engineering team

Act as a chairman of Project Change Control Board (CCB)

Be responsible of the project design and application engineering activities

Supervise Verification & Validation activities

Be accountable for Engineering Work Package (WP) Quality, Cost, Delivery (QCD)

Provide Bill of Materials (BOM)

PrEM is in charge of the complete validation of the Project Solution:

Functionally lead the project engineering team:

Allocate Task(s) across Project Engineering team and ensure engineering activities follow-up

Together with Domain / Metier Leaders and Regional Center (RC) Project Engineering Metier / Domain Department Heads, define the project engineering team organization according to the project phase (and as defined in the Engineering Management Plan (EMP))

Deploy the applicable engineering process, methods & tools on the project

Manage and participate in the evaluation of the project engineering team

Share Environment, Health and Security (EHS) rules with project engineering team (receiving inputs from PM/Project EHS Manager/Coordinator or RC EHS Manager)

Support assessment of the teams involved in project engineering activities, including the ones belonging to a different Regional Center. 

Verify Project Safety Case

Manage the interface with the project core team: 

Provide all technical documents to the project core team members for the industrialization, sourcing, installation, test and commissioning

Solve technical issues detected by different core team members

During project warranty, coordinate actions to support resolution of pending technical issues following Project Warranty Manager (PrWM) requirements

Support Project Quality and Safety Manager (PrQSM) to consolidate the Return on Experience (REX) of the Project and the Reliability Growth

Support RC Project Engineering Domain/Metiers Department Head to define/perform knowledge capitalization


Performance Measurement

Project QCDP (quality, cost, delivery and performance)

Project Specification, including Design documents & Projects V&V documents approval status

Key Project Indicators (KPI) tracking covering requirements management, change management, quality, and delivery.


Educational Requirements

BS Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline.



At least 5 years of experience working on signaling projects in a technical position. The Project Engineering Manager at this level is self-proficient on all project execution activities and is furthermore responsible for providing technical guidance to less experienced Project Team Members. The Project Engineering Manager must be capable of executing one large, complex System project, or multiple smaller, Subsystem projects.


Minimum Requirements

5 years’ or more experience in Rail Signaling industry

2 years’ or more experience in Project Engineering Management

2 years' or more experience with Communications, Network and Security in a rail environment

Additional Experience Desired:

2 years’ or more experience with RF Data Communications utilizing private LTE and WiFi solutions

2 years’ or more experience with Networking including IP-MPLS protocol and Cisco products

2 years’ or more experience with Cybersecurity solutions meeting APTA and IEC 62443 standards 


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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