The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6BEUR of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop and market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

The System Design Engineer will take part in the design and development of Signalling System applications mainly for Tramway projects which will deploy and commission it.


: Design at Signalling System level technical solutions to project/R and D needs for new functionalities or enhancements.

: Control and allocate project requirements to various subsystem and manage overall system performance

: Coordinate the design and application work of subsystems, products and other technical partners.

: Platforming: ensure the consistency of the System design work in terms of reuse, compatibility with previous versions, adequacy to market.

: Define the interfaces between the different subsystems.

: Functional specification of the system.



Quality of technical analyses
Technical Indicators related to change control, configuration, technical documentation, and requirements management.
Success of Quality/Cost/Delivery commitments
Number and quality of initiatives/suggestions to improve the solution (not limited to technical aspects but also including competitiveness aspects)


Will be responsible of the assigned task in:

System Design (Including RAMS and EMC requirements),

Technical Management (Configuration, Change Control and Requirement),

Solve technical issues concerning System under Technical Direction of Tramway Solution and Project Engineering Manager.
Allocate the technical tasks between the technical team members, and be responsible for the identification and management of the interfaces between sub:systems.
Take the responsibility for the overall performance of the system and the allocation of the performance requirements on each sub:system to meet the system requirements and ensure that these requirements are met.
Control the collection of technical data (Data Book) and keep it up to date.
To participate to the Gate Reviews (Give status on System activities).

Position in the Organisation

Network and Links:

: Integrated in System technical team

: In relation with the Subsystems teams, specially Tramway platform teams

: In relation with the Product Development teams (SW/HW development)

: In relation with the projects teams and System Application Architect team
In relation with BDA Design Engineering Manager.

Internal contacts:

As part of the engineering department, you report to the system engineering department manager.

Educational Requirements


Good English language Skill

Good Spanish language Skill

Technical Knowledge / Experience
Minimum of 5 year experience in urban signalling projects or tenders (tramway/metro), as system engineer.
Good technical knowledge of urban solutions for
Signalling, Interlocking,
Tramway operation
Technical knowledge of urban solutions for
Telecom Data Transmission and processing
Road crossing interface.
Security solution (CCTV, PA, PIS)
Platforming, Safety, RAM, Site and Pr

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