ETCS Test manager

16-9-2020 region brussels (near by station)
company profile

We are AUSY and specialize in technical projects. With more than 1700 AUSY consultants and freelancers, we realize our clients' projects on a daily basis.

We do more than just connect your ambitions with organizations and technical projects. We think it is important to develop a good relationship with you and to support you where necessary: ​​through education, guidance, advice, or just a listening ear.

Would you like more information? Please contact me!

Eveline Bracke
09/395 07 86

job description

Do you have good knowledge of Interlocking and ETCS Trackside Functionalities ? Do you have testing experience ?
Then respond quickly, I will provide you with additional information!

Eveline Bracke
09/395 07 86

Your tasks as a ETCS Test manager are: 

  • Leading, from a technical point of view, a team of ETCS Testers;
  • You follow-up testing aspects/problems/questions of the assigned partial projects;
  • You will set-up or adapt (if needed) existing test strategies and/or procedures which specify the various verifications (acceptance criteria’s) to be conducted on a set of engeneering data for the ETCS+IL systems in accordance with the UNISIG norms and standards.
  • You will be responsible for and follow-up the correct implementation of the agreed testing strategy and procedures, processes and tools.
  • You are responsible for the execution of the verification of the engineering databases.
  • You will support the ETCS Testers by/for writing a number of scripts in VBA in order to facilitate the defined test strategies and procedures;
  • You manage the results of the testreports and the possible deviations with respect to the expected behaviour;
  • You analyse the faulty test results (together with the ETCS-testers) and provide recommendations to the design team and/or test-tool team for possible corrections and/or further (deeper) analysis;
  • You participate to meetings (mostly internal), in order to solve technical problems and clarify requirements.
  • You provide technical expertise in the field of ETCS, IL and railway signalling to the project;
  • You report the progress of the test campaigns towards the Project Manager and System Manager.

your contribution

  • You have good knowledge of Interlocking and ETCS Trackside Functionalities (preferably ETCS-L1), as specified in UNISIG Subset-026. And testing (and/or designing) an ETCS system/subsystem
  • You have experience with ETCS dataprep tools and are familiar with reading railway plans (signaling, infrastructure, speed, gradients)
  • You are familiar with most of the operating principles used in Railway (e.g. nominal movement, on-sight movement, shunting movement) and have knowledge of Railway Signaling Principles (also outside ETCS);
  • You know and understand the Belgian signal aspects (e.g. green, permissive and non-permissive red, red-white, double yellow, yellow-green horizontal or vertical, “chevron”, etc.);
  • You are accurate, rigorous and safety minded, can work autonomously and have good organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • You have epxertise in writing scripts (VBA-scripts...) with scripting tools.
  • You have good knowledge of English (Being able to understand and communicate in French and/or Dutch is seen as a big advantage)

what do we offer?

Freelance is also possible ! Contract duration: 1 year that could be extended to 7 years !

Or as an employee, you can count on a competitive salary supplemented with various extra-legal benefits such as:

  • Meal vouchers
  • Eco vouchers
  • Hospitalization insurance
  • Group insurance
  • Net monthly allowance
  • Via a cafeteria plan you can choose from a car with fuel card or a km allowance
  • 13th month and double holiday pay
  • 32 leave & ADV days
  • Free participation in technical events and corporate events, just think of our technical workshops and our AUSY Family Day
  • And last but not least a personal people-oriented guidance through your projects

tester / testengineer (m/f)
employment type
full time, freelance
contract type
long term contracts
your Randstad contact
Eveline Bracke 09/395 07 86
09/395 07 86