Program Development Manager

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Date: 17 Jul 2024

Location: Vasteras, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:441146 


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, 75,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the 

Program Development Manager

 in Västerås we’re looking for?




Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your Program Development expertise in a new cutting-edge field.


The Train Control & Communication Platform team is part of Alstom internal development and supplier organization for control and communication system products for railway vehicle control. The organization is global with sites in Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, France, and India. The team in Västerås is responsible for computers legacy control and communication products as well as new, input and output products, and human machine interface products. We are now investing in new products with increased performance, cyber security protection and increased functionality.


As Program Development Manager you shall mange the work packages within the Program. You will coordinate high level planning, stakeholders, and resources. You will also lead the Program development activities as well as sprint planning. You will support the Program Manager and the team with agile methodology.


We will look to you for:

  • Apply process, standards, methods, and tools
  • Organize the program development process and its continuous improvement
  • Lead the program development activities
  • To be the program’s interface on technical matters
  • Management of the program baseline and its configuration items
  • Support the Program Manager for cost and planning management
  • Validate material selection and procurement activities together with the Program Manager
  • Promote the Alstom Code of Ethics and adherence to the highest standards of ethical conduct
  • Performance measurements


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Master’s Degree in System Engineering or similar
  • Previous working experience in planning agile product development process
  • Certified in Agile or Scrum Master is appreciated
  • Experience in development of embedded software and hardware
  • Proven experience with Linux for embedded systems
  • It would be highly appreciated if you have knowledge and or experience of industrial or railway safety standards (IEC61508/EN50128/EN60567/EN50129)
  • Knowledge about cyber security standards is a plus
  • Desired competencies: planning, communication, team leadership, teamwork, problem solving, initiative
  • Fluent in English



Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges, and a long-term career free from boring daily routines.
  • Work with newest train control systems
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential


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 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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