Signalling System Engineer (f/m/d)

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Date: 3 Apr 2024

Location: Zurich, CH

Company: Alstom

Req ID:419916 

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, customized 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.



We are currently looking to recruit an ambitious, driven and team-spirited Signalling Senior Systems Engineer (f/m/d) for our Signalling Projects in the DACH Region, at Zurich site.


Your tasks


  • 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.




  • 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


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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