Hardware Design/Verifier (Systems)

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Job Description

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Purpose of the Job 

Hardware Design and Verifier Engineer for the Alstom Control Systems product range (SapphireT48 MCS, SPADAlert, TD & RISI and Delphin RIIU, PIIU, PMux and TDM) following the standard Alstom procedures.



  • Ensure that the hardware design and verification is delivered to the project schedule, to the required technical standards, specifications and procedures.
  • Take full cognisance of the project concept, requirements, assurance plan, acceptance criteria, project scope and technical specification.
  • Attend Design Review meetings covering the designs produced as and when required.


  • Ability to interact with other experts and peers and to problem solve and identify technical conflicts
  • Produce and verify designs that comply with the company, technical and customer standards
  • Actively seek to improve processes in order to maximize Project margins.
  • Participate in periodic CRE design reviews
  • IRSE licence log book kept up to date and hold or working towards Signalling Verifier licence

Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Control System product knowledge, including any limitations on how the products interface with other signalling subsystems and infrastructure assets.
  • Accurate and able to concentrate on the task, time management and critically review own work.
  • Numerate, organised, self-motivated
  • Good oral and written communication skills, good problem solving and solution building skills
  • Able to work with other disciplines
  • Meticulous, with an eye for detail
  • Proficient in the application of CAD packages


  • Meet the delivery schedule for the project and highlight any issues that affect the schedule.
  • Ensure Engineering deliverables are on time and within budget.
  • Behavioural Skills
  • Focus on priorities
  • Accurate and able to concentrate on the task
  • Critically review their own work
  • Good time management
  • Team contributor

Things you’ll enjoy 
Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career.

You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with new security standards for rail signalling
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our style of working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning


Important to note
As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.
At Alstom we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring. Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexible start and finish times, job sharing, or compressed hours. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need.
Alstom U.K. 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.  We aim to have a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals, of different ages, genders, ethnicities, disability, LGBT, religion and/or belief.
As a ‘Disability Confident’ employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification: if you require any reasonable adjustments, please let us know.

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