Signalling Senior System Engineer (f/m/d)

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Date: 3 Apr 2024

Location: Zurich, CH

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

Could you be the full time Signalling Senior System Engineer (f/m/d) in Zurich we’re looking for? 

Your Future Role 
140 years of Swiss railway history meet modern solutions for green mobility in Zurich. With 300 colleagues, our Zurich site servs as a global competence center for high-performance traction technology and a development hub for locomotives, bogies, mechanical and electrical systems, as well as services for the local and global markets. Our corporate functions play a key role in supporting and continuously improving the performance of our sites. You’ll report to Sidhant Tomar and work alongside a dedicated and enthusiastic team.


We’ll look for you to : 
•    Managing the technical aspects of signalling projects: Working closely with the Signalling Team to manage the technical aspects of signalling projects. Understanding customer’s requirements and translating them into technical solutions. Analyzing customer’s needs, defining the scope of the project, and identifying the most appropriate signalling technologies to meet those needs.
•    Support CBTC & ETCS Signalling Projects: Support ETCS and CBTC bids and projects by providing technical solutions. 
•    Ensuring system compatibility:  Working closely with other technical experts to ensure that all systems are designed to work together seamlessly and that projects meet their needs and requirements. Participating in meetings and presentations, responding to inquiries, and providing technical support.
•    Coordinating project activities: Ensuring that systems meet specifications. Providing technical guidance, answering questions, and resolving technical issues that arise during the project.
•    Supporting Bid Teams: Providing technical input and guidance for proposals and tender submissions. Participating to tender meetings with customers and providing technical guidance to the bid team to propose the technically right and appropriate signalling solution. Acting as the technical interface between development teams, customer and bid team
•    Communicating with stakeholders: Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including clients, developing teams and project teams. Communicating with all stakeholders to ensure that the design and implementation of signalling systems is aligned.


All About You 
We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:
•    Master's Degree in Electrical or Computer Science Engineering
•    5+ years of relevant experience in railway, defense, aerospace or equal
•    Knowledge of electrical schematics 
•    Autonomous and proactive working method and strong problem-solving skills
•    Good knowledge of English and German
•    Flexibility to travel 25 - 30% of the working time


Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also: 
•    Experience a dynamic work environment with a permanent position at a leading company for green mobility 
•    Enjoy a competitive remuneration package and benefits such as company pension plans and discounted tickets for public transport (e.g. ZVV Bonuspass) 
•    Optimise work-life balance with flexible working hours and hybrid working models 
•    Explore growth opportunities and steer your career across functions and countries  
•    Benefit from excellent training opportunities through our award-winning Alstom University and participate in the company's innovation culture through idea management programmes  
•    Thrive in a modern and collaborative workplace featuring mentor and buddy programs, diversity & inclusion initiatives, CSR activities, and engaging employee events 


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you! 

Equal Opportunities Statement 
As an employer, Alstom stands for equal opportunities. By creating an inclusive work environment where all employees are encouraged to realise their full potential, individual differences are valued and respected. All applicants are considered solely on the basis of their qualifications, regardless of skin colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or other legally protected characteristics. 

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