Cybersecurity Engineer

20-1-2020 marcinelle
company profile

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 centers 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.  

job description

The primary responsibilities of the cybersecurity platform engineer are to propose technical solution and validate their implementation.


Alstom develops & markets 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.

One of the last challenges faced by the railway sector is to take into account the cybersecurity within their solutions:  Railway systems, as with most Industrial Automation Control Systems (IACS), have been considered immune to cyber security threats and attacks for years. Nevertheless, the increase of interconnected and digitalized assets in the railway sector and the parallel increase of cyber-crime targeting IACS have driven the need for a coordinated approach to cybersecurity implementation.

The primary responsibilities of the cybersecurity platform engineer are to propose technical solution and validate their implementation.



   • Analyze result from risk assessment and high-level cybersecurity requirements;

   • Propose and specify technical solutions;

   • Implement or supervise implementation of cybersecurity countermeasures;

   • Validate this implementation through cybersecurity pre-validation tests;

   • Identify the vulnerabilities for each component and/or sub-system;

   • Perform technological watch and vulnerability analyses for mainline components;

   • Support mainline platform cybersecurity manager

your contribution

Qualifications & Skills:


To be considered for this role, candidate need to demonstrate the following skills experience and attributes:


   Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or related field

   Minimum 3 years of experience in cybersecurity (IT or OT).

   Fluent with Linux OS (Kali distribution is a must)

   Knowledge of SELinux.

   Fluent with windows configuration.

   Fluent in English (spoken and written)

   Professional industry standard certifications like CISSP, CEH, GPEN, OSCP, etc is a must

   Knowledge of Penetration testing methodologies; OWASP, OSSTMM, PCIDSS would be an asset

   Ability to drive change through innovation & process improvement

   Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability

   Professional & concise communication (written & verbal)

what do we offer?

Permanent contract with a competitive salary (full package)

specialist in software development (m/f)
employment type
full time
contract type
immediate permanent employments
your Randstad contact
Jérôme Hallaux 065 32 98 29
065 32 98 29