Train System Engineer

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Date: 09-Jan-2023

Location: West Mifflin, PA, US

Company: Alstom

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 

Join us as Train System Engineer, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in West Mifflin.


Specify the train, perform trade off on architecture definition and technically lead the engineering studies in order to reach the performances


Your responsibilities will include:

Accountable for:
•    The train global performances,
•    For requirement development, coming from reference and applicable documents from Metiers, Standards, Certification, Safety, Platform and Customer,For transverse requirement allocations to the various subsystems in close collaboration with the relevant specialists,
•    Operational analysis definition and validation by the Customer
•    Functional analysis and specification,
•    The train level FMECA in coordination with RAMS team,
•    To define the global Train System architecture as input the external/internal requirements,
•    To ensure consistency and compatibility between all the sub-systems specifications,
•    For the applicable train configuration.
Responsible for:
•    Technical interface with customer in order to provide support to Project Manager (and PrWM during revenue service)
•    Make arbitration on architecture definition between the subsystems to reach the best compromise at train level,

    During train revenue service:
Accountable for:
•    Technical open issues resolution in line with project strategy provided by PrEM, from investigation to modification implementation and problem closure,
•    Providing Return of experience to be implemented in Reference Solutions. Contribute to the RoE committee and documentation update.

V&V activities:
Accountable for:
•    Defining and performing Train verification strategy in close collaboration with all Engineering metiers and Certification & Validation teams.
•    Leading the train integration and tuning phase.
•    Train level test specifications

QCD and reporting:
Accountable for:
•    Supports Project Engineering Manager for implementation and update of Engineering risks mitigation plan
•    Supports to Project Engineering Manager in improvement proposals in term of QCD and during the change order process.
•    Perform reporting at project level (to PrEM) and at metier level (TS dashboard)

As our ideal candidate:

  • General technical competencies
  • More than 5 years in Railways engineering
  • English
  • Communication skills
  • You have bachelor's degree in mechanics
  • Rigorous, autonomous and proactive.

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.