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Train System Engineer at Alstom Transport

Train System Engineer

Alstom Transport Zürich, Zurich Full-Time
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Req ID: 297441

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, customised 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 looking for a

Train System Engineer (f/d/m) for our Services organization located in Zurich, Switzerland

Alstom is investing in Green Mobility and Innovations. These new systems (Driver Assistant Systems, Autonomous Driving, Pedestrian Safety Improvement systems, …) have to be implemented not only in new vehicles, but also in vehicles already in service. You will go in a deep customer relationship to integrate, install, test and maintain the new systems. Further topics are spare parts, obsolescence, modernisations and overhauls in bid phase as well as project phase.  You will be working within a highly technical environment, supported by experienced and motivated colleagues.


  • Developing strategies and solutions for implementing systems in existing railway vehicles including offering.
  • High level of independent working on the tasks. Seek for support where necessary.
  • For smaller projects you will have the technical lead or even the Project Manager Role.
  • Integrate, install, test, document and maintain the systems at customer site.
  • Supporting the customer with homologation of the system.
  • Organize internal/external project progress meetings.
  • Working closely with system development team/subsuppliers and support future system enhancements.
  • Supporting the Services Switzerland Team in other engineering topics like spare parts, obsolescence issues, modernisations, overhauls, etc (bids and projects).


  • Relevant academic background, preferably in Electrical Engineering , e.g. Master’s Degree 
  • Fluent in English and German mandatory
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience. 
  • Open minded and persevering
  • Previous working experience in the rail industry is appreciate. 
  • Knowledge in the use of the MS Office 365 environment and other common office tools (Onenote, MS-TEAMS, Sharepoint, VISIO)
  • Knowledge in project management is an advantage (Agile Methodology) 
  • Knowledge in new technologies (Networks, Software, AI, Stereovision, Sensor Fusion,…), “Industrie 4.0” or innovation management is an advantage.
  • Desired competences: communication, teamwork, innovation, initiative and problem solving.

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. 

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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