Software Architect for Micro-service architectures - Railway Supervision Framework

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Date: 23 May 2023

Location: Villeurbanne, FR

Company: Alstom

Alstom Job Reference : 296546


Job environement:

In Alstom we create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

You will be joining Alstom’s Technology Center in Villeurbanne (France) which is Alstom specialized center for the development of generic electronic or software products that will be used for all Alstom railway applications: onboard electronic products, telecom solutions, trackside products, and centralized server solution. In Villeurbanne you will join the team in charge of developing a brand-new platform hosting and executing railway supervision services used in control centers (train tracking, regulation, traffic management etc.). This new platform under development will be built around microservices architecture and publish & subscribe data exchange, using latest software technologies.


Your mission:
As Software Architect you will:

  • Define the detailed software architecture & solution on your perimeter, in adequation with global architecture needs, and overall constraints: safety, availability, maintainability, and cybersecurity requirements.
  • Review your technical proposal with a board of experts (internal team members, internal customers team’s members, similar development team members)
  • Contribute to standardization by reusing existing solutions or by implementing reusable solutions, including COTS (Commercial Off-The-Shelf)
  • Based on proposed solutions, elaborate the detailed specification through requirements and the validation strategy
  • Participate to coordinate the documentation, development and the validation of the targeted modules in adequation with Alstom processes.

You will work under the responsibility of a software program manager and software lead architect.


Your profile: 

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science / software engineering
  • Good knowledge software development process and standard
  • Good knowledge of some of following technologies or domain:
    • Micro services architectures
    • Publish & subscribe bus technologies (Rabbit MQ / Kafka / Redis)
    • Containerization & virtualization
    • Database management
    • C# DOT.NET Core 
    • Cybersecurity design constraints
    • Cloud deployment
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in software development & architecture.
  • Possibility to ahve already an experience in small team coordination
  • Capacity to work in English: technical reading, technical meetings, design reviews, email, and specification writing.
  • Good communication skills and capacity to work with remote teams


Joining Alstom:
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, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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