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.
Imagine playing a central role in reducing the carbon footprint of Canada's busiest public transit system and doing so with a consistently ranked Top Employer with a global reach. As part of the ONxpress consortium, Alstom is proudly working to transform the collective mobility of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas (GTHA) through the On-Corridor Works project, and we are hiring for hundreds of roles. The GO Expansion scope : new electric locomotives, fleet upgrades, train control systems, network electrification, signalling, telecommunications and digital systems, maintenance, and much more.
The Communications Systems Engineer will participate in Network and Telecom design team in designing, deploiying and validating network and telecom solutions. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
Multi-disciplinary environment working with the design, engineering, and the commissioning of integrated radio and TCP/IP networks. Solutions utilize licensed and unlicensed voice and data radios, LAN/WAN networks, and back office servers as well as other communication links between locomotives, between locomotives and wayside equipment, and/or between wayside and central office locations:
Knowledge of network hardware including servers, routers, and other computer devices
Use system requirements to design and deploy networks and virtual solutions
Develop testing, verification, and validation procedures as well as execute the procedures
Strong project management and organizational skills.
Create and maintain documentation including System Functional Specifications and Interface Control Documents
Trace system requirements to DOORS
Work with RF and assist Lead System Engineer as needed
Produce V&V test plans under the supervision of Project V&V Leader
Produce requirement based V&V procedures and datasheets
Author Project V&V test reports
Execute and lead V&V testing across multiple platforms
Perform verification reports for requirements, design documents, test reports, etc
Follow V&V technical processes in line with business objectives for technical and project team environment
Document test results, identify problems and solutions, and communicate with Engineering
Perform Communications Engineering tasks in support of program objectives
Trace system requirements to DOORS
Understanding of of system and subsystem-level requirements
Develop & peer review test procedures and documentation to validate system requirements
Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures
Radio troubleshooting, propagation design, post processing, intermodulation studies, and radio dimensioning
Ensure DCS project team members are aligned with V&V plan
Ensure documents be delivered as per project Documentation plan (Documentation Master List) in line with project DFQ Gate Reviews milestones
Participate in radio and network design activities
Participate upon request to Installation & T&C activities
Perform other related duties as assigned
Understanding of TCP/IP and LAN/WAN
Radio propagation tools
Radio coverage post processing software
Mapping software such as Google Earth or MapInfo
Analysis, system performance improvement, and troubleshooting of a radio network
Spectrum Analyzers, Vector Network Analyzers and drive test equipment.
Radio technologies such as P25, cellular , WiFi, and TETRA, etc.
Design and implementation of an 802.11 AP network
Writing and performing test cases on both radio equipment and a radio network
Writing and performing test cases on both network equipment and network
Proficient with MS Office
Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?
Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom 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. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.
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