IT Passenger Information System Manager

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Date: 27-Jan-2023

Location: Villeurbanne, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:276142 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 


Train Control & Information Systems department (TC&IS) contributes to the IT wayside/ground solution development. As this solution is in interaction with several other systems such as the trains, the dedicated customers applications or other Alstom applications, you will have many interactions with different stakeholders located worldwide. The IT wayside/ground solution can be running on customers' premise or in the cloud ensuring the train operation through a communication channel between on-board vehicle and the ground system (Wifi/4G/5G…).


Your Mission:

You are in charge of setting, driving and sustaining a R&D development Program and associated Products.

You will report to the Information Systems Director


Your Responsibilities:

- Capture and define users’ needs and ensure consistencies in requirements definition

- Support and drive IT wayside/ground solution roadmap thanks to your analysis & reports of project gaps / customers’ needs versus standard architecture

- Develop and Validate Business Case for proposed solutions

- Write/manage specifications and define external interfaces with each systems (modelize the design if needed)

- Contribute to validation plan and quality assessment with the overall roadmap

- Manage periodic review meetings with all stakeholders and key projects users

- Manage Performance Indicators for development and sustaining activities (Customer Satisfaction, Profitability, Plan delivery, gate reviews on time)

- Support deployment and users within Engineering organization


You define and consolidate the IT wayside/ground solution, define the interfaces (protocols...) and data modelthat shall be considered. You also define the Integration & Validation (I&V) strategy of the different applications on the wayside. At last, you will assess the performance of the proposed solution.


Your Profile:

- Experience on a technical role in IT development and system engineering in railway or comparable industry within international matrix organization (5 to 10 years)

- Strongly commitment to QCD 

- Ability to influence others for successful shared decisions making process.

- Experience in IT Management / Cloud based architecture and/or SaaS (Software as a Service) would be a plus.

- Knowledge of Scrum methodology, CI/CD environment and Kubernetes could be a plus

- Open to travel

- Fluent in English and French.



Rail is at the heart of sustainable mobility - there is simply no cleaner collective transportation system. In terms of energy efficiency per passenger kilometer, it is the most efficient mode of public transport, as well as the most effective.

The digital transformation of the railway industry is bringing efficiency improvements and enriching the passenger experience.

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, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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