Team lead - Train control and monitoring systems

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Date: 12-Aug-2022

Location: Zürich, Switzerland

Company: Alstom

Req ID:321382 

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 


                                                                                                     Team Lead - Train control and monitoring for our location in Zurich, Switzerland  


We are currently looking to recruit a Team Leader - Train control and monitoring systems in our Services organization located in Zurich, Switzerland.

Alstom Switzerland AG attaches great importance to diversity and gender balance. Our leadership team is composed of 45% female leaders. We specifically encourage female candidates to apply for this position

As a team leader you are responsible for a growing team of currently about 15 employees with different roles. The team is responsible for software development and software maintenance throughout the entire product life cycle. You will be working within a fast developing and highly technical environment on challenging interdisciplinary tasks, supported by experienced and motivated colleagues.


Workload planing and resource allocation

Project monitoring in terms of quality, delivery and costs

Preparation of technical offers

Close cooperation with involved departments in Switzerland and in the region (DACH)

Ensuring compliance with "Enviromental, Health and Safety" objectives

Ensuring customer satisfaction by maintaining a strong customer relationship

Support for the development of employees

Review and adaptation of team skills to possible new requirements (e.g., innovation topics)

Travel time approx. 10-20%


Relevant academic background, e.g. Master’s Degree/ Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Software Engineering 

At least 3 - 5 years of relevant work experience 

Programming skills e.g. in graphic languages acc. to IEC/EN 61131, Linux/Windows applications, C++, Script languages etc

Good technical background with experience in PLC Programming, Control System, Software Development. 

Knowledge of Project Management methodologies

Knowledge in the use of the MS Office 365 environment and other common office tools

Open minded and persevering 

Desired competences: communication, teamwork, driven for result, planning, problem solving.

Fluent in German and English, French is an advantage

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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