Purpose of the Job
Take part in building the foundations of Alstom Signaling platforms by leading, organizing and performing the verification, integration and test activities of developments ranging from software, to product and system programs fitting the needs in terms of Quality, Cost and Delivery.
Define and lead all the in-house program activities related with Verification, Integration and Testing, either performed by a team in V&V department or delegated to experts in other DC departments.
Cooperate with Signaling team to complement V&V activities with end-user integration scenarios.
When Safety is involved, discuss and agree the overall V&V strategy with Safety Assurance Manager to ensure the achievement and demonstration of the requested safety targets.
Share with Product Architect the V&V strategy defined to deliver a validated program and agree on requested budget and schedule of inputs and deliverables
Reports directly to :
Internal : program team (Engineering, Safety, RAM, )
Suppliers (if any)
Customer, mainly during homologation phase
This role will require to :
Define the Program Verification and Validation strategy in the V&V Plan, to ensure proper coverage and demonstration that design requirements and intended use cases are met.
Collect the contributions of all involved stakeholders;
Ensure the application and adherence to the reference processes, methods & tools, requesting deviations whenever appropriate;
Define and agree V&V activity schedule
Organize and lead documental verification and reviews;
Manage full verification and validation of the equipment under test;
Monitor and follow-up execution and reporting of activities delegated to experts in other departments;
Define needs, architecture and follow-up implementation of testbenches and analysis tools;
Represent Alstom in front of customers or partners, for instance to provide overview of Test progress, issues, risks and opportunities;
Manage functionally the Program Verification & Validation Team and ensure / control their deliverables for the project;
Ensure independence of verification from design;
Select and manage subcontractors;
Manage work packages or WP tasks.
Performance management :
DQI (Delivery Quality Indicator)
CPI (Coverage Progress Indicator)
Cooperation and support to Root Cause Analysis
Master degree in engineering or scientific topics
Foreign language : English, full proficient use
Experience : Mandatory :
Good analytical skill and previous experience in test & integration are required. In alternative, you will have an experience in system.
engineering or Safety Assurance.
Knowledge of at least one ADM domain (hardware, software, product, system) V&V methodology.
Knowledge of more than one ADM V&V domain.
Engineering and system background.
At least 5 years in relevant positions (systems / sub-systems integration, embedded equipment, electrotechnical product development) in a highly complex and normative environment (railway signalling, aerospace, defense, nuclear) would be a major asset...
Competencies & Skills
Problem setting and problem solving
Leadership, team motivator
Sense of urgency
Writing skills required : clarity, rigor, and concision
Position based in Athens
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