Ertms Trainborne V&v Leader

  • Madrid
  • Alstom

Req ID : 245482

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

Position : ERTMS Trainborne V&V leader

Location : Madrid

Duration : Permanent

Purpose of the Job

To organize and lead project Verification, Integration and Test activities to ensure the delivery of a complete, correct and accurate Customer Solution in line with Project contractual requirements: documents, hardware, software and data

To define and execute for the global project solution, including all system interfaces, all the V-cycle activities related with in-house validation (Verification, Integration, Testing), managing the activities exported to T&C for site execution.

Organisation Structure

Operations/ Projects Engineering.

Organisational Reporting

Direct report line to V&V ATC TRB Group Manager

Dotted report line to Project Engineering Manager (PrEM) (during project execution)

Network & Links

Internal : Project team (Engineering, Safety, RAM, T&C, PrCOM, PrIM, System Engineering team,)

External : Suppliers (if any)

Performance Measurement

Meet Contract Obligations in Q and D and respect the C commitment

Meet 100% test coverage versus project requirements, as split between in-house and on-site activities

Delivery time for technical deliverables, adherence to contractual schedule

Responsibilities : Co-ordinates and monitors project Verification, Integration and Test activities Defines validation strategy and registers it in Verification and Validation plan for each project Organizes and lead verification and validation documents reviews Organizes the Kick off meetings with Project Design team for input document verification, subsystem and system testing Manages the Requirement Validation Table (RVT), ensuring the coverage of requirements all along the project, testing (via various means) must provide a full coverage to guarantee a correct implementation of Alstom solution. Collaborates with V&V engineers to perform full verification or validation of all parameters and data produced on the project Contributes to write the project solution verification and test reports Defines test specifications related to requirements that cannot be 100% tested in laboratory. They are exported to T&C for site testing and V&V leader ensures report generation with results after correct execution

Guarantees on time delivery of required reports as defined by TIS Processes and/or specifically required by the Project, e.g. change request reporting, etc.

Educational Requirements

Engineering degree.

Technical Knowledge / Experience

Minimum 3 years working with ATP on-board systems as ERTMS or CBTC, preferably in validation or safety teams preferably in integration, testing or design teams.

Experience in Spanish and International ERTMS projects.

Successful experience in working in a multi-site, multi-cultural environment.

Behavioural Skills / Competencies

Rigorous, process oriented, result oriented.

Must be able to work closely with the project team and provide appropriate technical solutions and support.

Must have strong motivational skills, and must be able to establish positive relationship with other Alstom departments to ensure maximum success for the projects.

Technical Skills / Competencies (mandatory)

Understanding of Signalling, Rolling stock and ERTMS Trainborne architectures Competent with ERTMS specifications ( subset 026 ) Knowledge of Design, Integration and validation processes and methodologies (V-Model, Design for Quality, CENELEC 50126) Experience on requirement management methodology and tools (Clear Quest, IBM Rational DOORS, Reqtify, etc.) Comfortable in laboratory environment (HW manipulation and use of SW simulators, decoding and analysis tools) Spanish : fluent level both written and spoken is essential to fulfil this position’s demands.

English : fluent level both written and spoken is essential to fulfil this position’s demands.

Technical Skills / Competencies (desirable)

JRU data analysis Wireshark, Labview, Networking. Familiar with ETCS Driver Machine Interface specifications (ERA ERTMS 015560) Comfortable with breaking curves requirements described in ETCS Baseline 3 specifications Knowledge of CBTC, ATO, ASFA, LZB Competences using test automation tools and test management tools (e.g. TestLink)

French : fluent level both written and spoken is desired.


Occasional travelling, mostly to project sites and travels during commissioning phases of the projects are required.

Alstom is the leading company in the mobi