System Architect - Railway Supervision Framework

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Date: 31-Jan-2023

Location: Villeurbanne, FR

Company: Alstom

Alstom Job Reference : 296622


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 System Architect you will:

  • Collect the overall system requirement for the supervision framework, its configuration and deployment from customerd, 

  • Define the overall system specification and architecture by allocating the requirements to each sub/system or module, and complying to customer requirements and safety, security and availability constraints,

  • Support all design and validation team to ensure they correctly cover the need

  • Support investigation of issues and propose new solution when system design is impacted

  • Participate to user documentation and exported constraints

  • Participate to project technical requirement review when needed

You will work under the responsibility of a program manager and be part of the program Core Teams and will work closely with other engineering teams.


Your profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science / system design / network or automation

  • Good knowledge system development process and standard

  • Basic knowledge of following technologies/domain:

    • Software knowledge of cloud-based / Virtualized solutions

    • Supervision system / SCADA

  • Good knowledge of following technologies/domain:

    • Safety principles and composite architecture (not blocking)

    • Redundancy principles

    • Cyber principles

    • Specification writing and requirement management

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in system design & architecture.

  • 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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