Software Development Leader

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Date: 10 Jul 2024

Location: Vado Ligure, SV, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:457512 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Job Title: Software Development Leader


  • He/she is responsible of the software design, development and test of applications for railway diagnostics data management systems, in the field of train communication and diagnostics systems.
  • He/she manages foftware development resources and activities on the project assigned.
  • He/she is responsible to ensure QCD management of software development activities.




  • Organize and lead software development activities ensuring QCD commitment, till the end of software development
  • Define the software functional requirements specifications and ensure that all the requirements can be verified
  • Ensure the traceability of the software requirements through the development cycle
  • Define the software architecture and define the software development concept (development tools, methodology, coding strategy , …)
  • Contribute to software integration, together with the software designers
  • Contribute to hardware/software integration, together with the hardware architect
  • Contribute to specify, design, prepare and perform tests and verifications of the software
  • Contribute to standardization by reusing existing solutions or by defining reusable solutions, including COTS*
  • Apply and ensure application of processes and standards
  • Contribute to continuous improvement (RoE: Return of Experience, process…)
  • Contribute to the definition of the software configuration management plan together with the configuration manager.
  • Contribute to the definition of the software quality plan together with the quality manager.
  • Contribute to the definition of the software verification and validation plans together with other software architects and the V&V architects.
  • Maintain and Control KPIs for the project and report to S/W Domain Leader.


Educational Requirements

  • Master's degree or bachelor degree in the field of electronic or software engineering required.



  • Hands-on development experience of software phases like requirement gathering, software development, hardware-software integration etc (minimum of 2 years’ experience in Railway or Automotive domain).
  • High experience in software design and implementation for complex diagnostics data management systems.  
  • Managing work packages for sub-contractors.
  • English: highly proficient in both spoken and written English.


Competencies & Skills

  • Ability to work efficiently in team.
  • Good communications and reporting capabilities.
  • Open to change and to carry out new tasks.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Result oriented.



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Testing, Developer, Technology

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