Software Development Leader

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Date: 12 May 2024

Location: Vado Ligure, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:448600 


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 embedded applications for railway equipment and electronic devices, in the field of train communication and diagnostics systems.
  • He/she manages Software Development resources and activities on the project assigned.
  • He/she is responsible for the delivery of each software baseline according to the QCD requirement



Accountable for:

  • Delivery of Train Software according to his / her Engineering Work Package.
  • Deployment and application of Train Control & Information Solutions development procedures, processes & design rules on his / her project.
  • Ensuring proper management and traceability of the hardware and software configuration - including design tools - (producing the release notes)
  • Ensure that the content of the baselines, of the release or delivery notes and of the Software Reference versions identifications are in conformity with the release.
  • Maintaining and Controlling KPIs for the project and reporting to S/W Domain Leader.
  • Accountable for Software Validation.

Responsible for:

  • Designing and Implementing Embedded Software modules for TCMS equipment in compliance with software requirements, software design specification and Interface Control Document.
  • Monitoring, controlling and consolidating the software development work-package, managing project timelines and reporting any delays or issues to the work package owner / supervisor.
  • Defining functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications.
  • Integrating software modules within TCMS subsystems (diagnostic system, train to wayside communication system, etc) & in-charge of Configuration management for Software activities.
  • Ensuring the overall performance of executable code loaded on target, for the project that he / she is leading.
  • Initiating and following-up with action plans to solve issues and/or improve results in projects.
  • Establishing and sharing Return on Experience of his/her activities with Domain Leader and proposing improvements on Software Development process and tools defined by Domain Leader. 
  • Contributing to the Generation of Quality Plan.
  • Managing Sub-contractors.
  • He/she is member of Change Control Board meetings.

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 embedded design and implementation for complex diagnostics data management systems using C/C++ language. 
  • Good Working level Knowledge of linux based operating system.
  • Good Working level Knowledge of network protocols like MVB, Ethernet, CAN, RS 232, RS 485.
  • 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: Embedded, Developer, Testing, Linux, Technology

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