System Engineer

12-1-2020 charleroi


As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector.
Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customized services (maintenance, modernization), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions.
Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems.
The company recorded sales of €7.3 billion and booked €10.0 billion of orders in the 2016/17 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 32,800 people.


Alstom has been part of the Belgian railway history for about 130 years.
Today, from Charleroi (BE), the company is active through two centers of excellence:
- Signalling Systems – Center of excellence ERTMS (European standard development and implementation)
- Power Electronics – Center of excellence Traction Systems (Traction solutions / auxiliary converters / low voltage cabinets)
Important efforts in R&D support the development of these activities contributing actively to promoting a safe and performant railway network as well as sustainable mobility solutions worldwide.
The Alstom Belgium teams have an excellent knowledge and reputation in the global project management and every day from Charleroi, about 1050 employees, among which 500 engineers, are working on more than 100 projects all over the world. Thanks to them, the site of Charleroi makes a significant contribution to worldwide rail transportation development.



To contribute to the system and sub-system specification and definition, to contribute to the customisation of the standard solution.


For the projects they will be assigned to, he/she brings his/her contribution to :
- the definition, specification, analysis and development of group signalling systems;
- their integration and test;
- the realisation of tenders and local or international projects;
- the orientation of new products developments;
- the participation to the traceability of functional specifications;
- the improvement of the specifications in function of new specified needs;
- the conception of the system evolutions (mainly in term of maintenance and implementation of a new line).

He/she works also in collaboration with Safety and Homologation teams.
He/she might at times work as system engineers for new and “must win” tenders.
He/she applies the engineering processes

To contribute in a concrete manner to improvement initiatives in order to meet the improvement axis and objectives, relevant to the function, defined in the TIS Management Manual (Quality Policy) and Site Quality Plan

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Engineering graduate (bac+ 4 or bac +5) in electronics, automatics, Computer science, and/or telecom.


• Good autonomy
• Excellent communication and inter-relational skills
• Open-mindedness, curiosity, will to understand and learn more
• Rigorous, analytical and synthetic turn of mind
• Intercultural mind, integration skills
• Team player


• Interests in system engineering and in Railways area;
• Experience, from 5 to 15 years, in Signaling and/or ERTMS, in vital railways or aerospace system (from system specification and design up to Test & Commissioning and maintenance) is an asset.
• Good English oral & written expression. Other languages are assets.
• Good general technical background.
• Computer literate.

wat bieden wij?

You’re looking for a challenging but also meaningful job in a multicultural engineering company which sustain careers evolutions and allows international mobility?
At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself! As our next colleague, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of a safer global railway industry.
You recognize yourself in this short description?

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Jérôme Hallaux 065 32 98 29
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