Train System Engineer (m/f/d)

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Date: 05-Nov-2021

Location: Zurich, ZH, Switzerland

Company: Alstom

Req ID:153342 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Train System Engineer based at our site in Zurich, Switzerland.





  • The Train System Engineer for Auxiliary Systems is the expert of the scope of a number of low voltage control systems and functionalities (e.g. Battery power distribution and battery charger systems, 3-phase AC power distribution, HVAC systems).

  • The Train System Engineer manages the activities related to System Engineering process in a standardization perspective to ensure:

  • Full integration of operability requirements related to his scope

  • Full integration of Auxiliary Systems Dependability Performance

  • Control Command and Architecture to Auxiliary Systems are integrated

  • Complete and correct set of functional features assigned from Operability are formalized into a Vehicle Concept Definition

  • Definition of high-level open-standard Train System Engineer solution including variability model (at functional level)

  • Validation of the defined concept per platform

  • The Train System Engineer Auxiliary Systems acts as the main technical internal referent concerning Train System Engineer definition in product families. He/She owns requirements related functional features related with Battery power distribution and battery charger systems, 3-phase AC power distribution, HVAC systems etc.







  • Define and maintain the functional features catalogue per platform, ensure their proper value for the final user’s.

  • Ensure standardization of Auxiliary Systems across platform and product families by applying maximum extend of standardized vehicle function within railway rolling stock project or bid

  • Promote generic Vehicle Concept Definition of Auxiliary Systems and

  • Act as the design authority for all elements concerning functional integration to ensure requirements and design integrity of the scope are fulfilledResponsible to take key technical decisions concerning Auxiliary Systems including functional changes at vehicle level and approval of critical integration documents (e.g. requirements allocation, functional concepts, test plan).

  • Participates to internal design reviews and ensure the lesson learnt from previous projects are well integrated





  • Master or Bachelor degree or equivalent

  • Work experience of typically more than 5 years post graduate on the scope

  • Expertise in at least one area of specialism


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   







All internal employees must inform their Line Managers when applying.


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