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Verification & Validation Engineer

Verification & Validation Engineer

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Date: 17-Jan-2019

Location: Charleroi, WHT, BE

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here.
Alstom, with recorded sales of 8 billion in the 2017/18 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility. We are today at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport, with the largest range of rail solutions in the market. Headquartered in France and present in over 60 countries, we employ 34,500 people worldwide.
For more information, please visit: http://www.alstom.com/

INTRODUCTION

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.

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

In the Engineering team, he/she will be member of the Test system team.

Reporting hierarchically to the department head of validation and tests activities.

Network & Links

Internal links with project members, possibly external teamwork with Product team (ERTMS-CORE, TFM design team…) some contacts with client, suppliers and partners when doing on-site testing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Objectives
* Writing of test specifications and test criterias for trainborne or trackside sub-system acceptance in accordance with a predefined generic test strategy;
* To run the tests, analyse the results and write test reports according to the predefined test specifications (lab tests)
* To formalize anomalies if any, to organize review to analize anomalies and to request modifications if required.
* To follow-up the setting of the test bench and tools to carry-out the tests;
* To carry out regression tests after anomalies correction.
* To organize and participate to the end of phase review

REQUIREMENTS

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:
* Rigor
* Autonomy and perseverance
* Goodwill

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES & EXPERIENCE

* Engineering degree with specific training/experience in the fields of automatics, IT, or other well suited degree/background.
* Knowledge of railways signalling systems is an asset
* Background in Test & Integration activities is an asset
* Good level in the English language (spoken, written)
* Writing skills : clarity, rigor, and concision
* Team spirit and listening skills

Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment, that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users. As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry

Job Type: Experienced

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Verification & Validation Engineer

Alstom, Charleroi
Contract Type: 
Permanent contract
Categories: 
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineer