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Trackside Signalling System Engineer

Trackside Signalling System Engineer

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Date: 5 juin 2019

Lieu: Charleroi, WHT, Belgique

Entreprise: Alstom

Nous innovons afin répondre intelligemment aux défis, d'aujourd'hui et de demain, liés à la mobilité. Nous concevons et fabriquons une gamme complète de systèmes de transport, des trains à grande vitesse aux bus électriques, en passant par les métros autonomes et les solutions autour de la signalisation et de la mobilité numérique. Rejoindre notre société signifie rejoindre une communauté mondiale de 34 500 personnes dédiées à la résolution des vrai problèmes de mobilité et à la réalisation de projets internationaux ayant un impact local durable.


Alstom has been part of Belgian railway history for 130 years through its connection with the former rail transport equipment subsidiary of SA Ateliers de Constructions Électriques de Charleroi (ACEC). Today, Alstom Belgium employs 1050 people and is involved in approximately 100 major projects worldwide.

The site in Charleroi has developed unique expertise in electrical and electronic systems within two centres of excellence that operate at a global level : one focuses on traction systems and the other on signalling and railway traffic control systems, with a particular emphasis on equipment that complies with the European standard (European Rail Traffic Management System/ ERTMS). The teams develop systems, manufacture prototypes, perform tests and trials, complete approval procedures and manage integration projects. An after sales service activity completes the offer for these product groups. Alstom Belgium pursues an ambitious growth strategy by actively investing in R&D. The work carried out by its team of 100 research engineers makes a significant contribution to the development of a sustainable rail transport system.


Alstom develops standard solutions to address main signalling functions: train movements in safety, train speed control…

Equipments which support these solutions are implemented along the track, in control centres and in the trains.

The standard solutions could be adapted and must be customized to address specific requirements of our customers.

The role of the Signalling System Engineer is to specify and design the system and sub-systems for his/her project based on the Alstom standard solutions in accordance with the customer requirements.


For the projects he will be assigned to, the Signalling System Engineer contributes to:
* the analysis of the contractual customer requirements;
* the specification of system and sub-systems;
* the study of the system architecture and the choice of the solution based on the Alstom standard solutions;
* the design and detailed design activities such as the calculation of the implementation of the equipments along the track in function of the braking curve of the train, the design of the cubicle to place in the train;
* the writing of the conception documents (specification, architecture, interface specification, parameter preparation rules, detailed design documents) in accordance with Alstom engineering processes;
* the first integration and test of the solution.
He/She works in collaboration with Test and Safety teams: as the signalling systems are safety related specific safety analysis are performed and specific formal engineering processes must be followed.
He/She could be in interface with external stakeholders: customers, partners, suppliers.
Then he/she could manage the suppliers: specification, follow-up and test of the supplier work.
Qualifications & Skills:
Engineering graduate (bac+ 4 or bac +5) in Automatic & Electronic System.

* Good autonomy;
* Excellent communication and inter-relational skills;
* Pen-mindedness;
* Will to understand and learn more;
* Rigorous;
* Analytical and synthetic turn of mind;
* Intercultural mind;
* Team player;
* Process and result oriented.
* Experience, from 3 to 10 years, ideally railways or Aerospace/Defence system (from system specification and design up to Test & Commissioning and maintenance) with RAMS requirements.
* Interests in System Engineering/Design and in Railways area is an asset;

Nous croyons qu'avoir un effectif diversifié et inclusif est un levier pour gérer une entreprise durable et prospère. Nous nous engageons à créer un environnement intégrateur où tous nos employés sont encouragés à atteindre leur plein potentiel, où les différences individuelles sont valorisées et respectées.

Job Type: Expérimenté

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Trackside Signalling System Engineer

Alstom, Charleroi
Contract Type: 
Permanent contract
Software Engineer, Engineer, System Engineer
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