IT Solutions Architect (Software Engineering)

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Date: 07-Nov-2022

Location: Villeurbanne

Company: Alstom

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.

Reporting to the IS&T D&IS Software Engineering Solutions, you will be in charge of the architecture of the application engineering and RAMS domain, and you will act as a control tower to ensure overall consistency on its applicative landscape.  


Main responsabilities:

  • Ensure alignment with Metiers global business processes for Application Engineering and RAMS solutions 
  • Collect and manage demands from central Business
  • Prepare recommendations for decisions-making at Change Control Board
  • Model and maintain solution referential & design documentation
  • Promote Alstom Core Model, by leading evolution and ensuring its consistency
  • Contribute to all phases of applications lifecycle from definition, architecture, design trough implementation, debugging, testing and early support
  • Support operations teams with regards to critical incidents
  • Control quality of partners deliverables
  • Contribute to business processes development and improvement
  • Build best practices on development activities and continuous improvement
  • Analyze technology industry and business trends and determine their potential applicability at Alstom
  • Support roll-out, ensuring that Core Model is applied

Educational Requirements:

  • Graduated from an engineering degree, preferably in information technology 



  • More than 5 years of experience in solution architecture on various roles (business / functional architecture / core model definition, solution deployment).


Competencies & Skills:

  • Solid knowledge on business processes (development, configuration, build and release management)
  • Worked for global companies either as a service provider or as a customer, ideally both roles
  • General knowledge on IT infrastructure systems: server, database, network and storage
  • Experienced in industrialization of home-made developments
  • Deep technical knowledge on engineering solutions (especially in railway and safety context) regarding architecture and development/customization
  • Good communication, efficiency and ability to execute. You are result oriented and show intellectual curiosity and creativity
  • Very strong leadership and are business value oriented
  • Fluent in English, you are eager to work with autonomy in an international environment and to face the challenges of the new Alstom


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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