System Engineer for Operability (m/f/d)

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Date: 24-Nov-2022

Location: Wien, AT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:332761 

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


If you’re ambitious, driven and team oriented, this is your opportunity to build a career as a System Engineer for Operability (m/f/d) in Vienna, Austria.

We have a diverse team with people from various backgrounds, and a great team spirit in place, waiting for you to join them: don't wait, apply today!



The primary purpose of the System Engineer for Operability is supporting the Management of External Interfaces in relation to ecosystem integration and infrastructure compatibility of our products (rolling stock) as contractual baseline with our customers. Operability requirements are functional and non-functional regarding infrastructure, operation and maintenance. The Operability analysis will be done from the perspective of the operator in respect to the train in its daily use, according to DITLOTT (Day in the Life of the Train).



Your responsibilities:


  • Responsible for all Operability deliverables per phase in a specific project according to procedures/work instructions.
  • Plan and support Vehicle Operability workshop (DITLOTT/ DITLOAD-workshops) with final customer.
  • Define and specify the usability, operability, handling, diagnostic and maintainability of our products (rolling stock) according to the requirements from infrastructure, maintenance and operation.
  • Develop operational scenarios and operability features based on platform definition according to VOBS (Vehicle Operability Breakdown Structure) for specific opportunities.
  • Identify and list the gaps between Platform solutions and customer required product in the bid phase as risk management (ROP).
  • Responsible for all Operability deliverables per phase in a specific project according to procedures/work instructions.
  • Elicit, verify, derive and allocate a set of requirements (Legislation / Project / Product) regarding operation, infrastructure and maintenance in line with the RM process.
  • Allocate derived requirements and operational scenarios to 1P, 2F, 3A Building blocks.
  • Ensure all operability requirements are verified and validated.




  • Engineering Degree or equivalent, Chartered Engineer.
  • Interest in rail operation, train function, analytical and logical understanding, basic knowledge in programming.
  • Good communication and moderation skills, skill to abstract complex contexts.
  • Affinity to IT, openness to opinions and goal orientation.
  • English mandatory (other languages are a plus).



The minimum salary for this position is 2682,54 € gross / month (14 x) for full-time employment according to the collective bargaining agreement. Overpayment depends on relevant work experience and qualifications.


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   

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