IT application engineering Architect (Software Engineering)

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Date: 04-Mar-2023

Location: Villeurbanne, 69, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:170548 

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 

Reporting to the Digital Transformation Software Engineering Solutions, you will be in charge of the architecture of the Application Engineering domain, and you will act as a control tower to ensure overall consistency on its applicative landscape. 


Main responsabilities:

  • Ensure alignment with Central Metiers for business processes and Application Engineering solutions
  • Collect and manage demands from central Business
  • Own the Application Engineering solutions roadmap and align it with the global Digital Transformation roadmap
  • Prepare recommendations for decisions-making at Change Control Board
  • Model and maintain functional architecture of the domain
  • 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
  • Contribute to business processes development and improvement
  • Build best practices on development activities and continuous improvement
  • Analyse technology industry and business trends and determine their potential applicability at Alstom
  • Support roll-out ensuring that Core Model is applied, operations teams with regards to critical incidents


Competencies & Skills:

  • Solid knowledge on business processes: system engineering, software development, verification and validation
  • 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
  • Knowledge in Matlab, ControlBuild and in Railway, RAM (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability), Safety metiers will be a plus
  • 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 Alstom


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).

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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