Lead Engineer Technologist

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Technical recruiters for the built environment

Alstom are looking for curious and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Alstom creates smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. Joining Alstom means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Working for Alstom, a market leader with the most up-to-date technology, you will have the opportunity to learn, develop and grow in a thriving, technical company with the chance to progress quickly. Benefit from a nurturing culture of inclusive and collaborative innovation, joining a team of the right talents to solve real-world mobility challenges and invent the transport systems of tomorrow.

An exciting opportunity has arisen as a Lead Engineer Technologist based in York. The Lead Engineer Technologist will ensure that tools and processes are fit for purpose and support continuous improvement.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the leading, management and development of tools and processes within the business as well as leading the delivery of configuration for signalling systems across the UK and Ireland.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Lead the delivery of Signalling systems configuration
  • Lead the delivery / improvement of Signalling tools and processes
  • Ensure activities are delivered on time and to budget
  • Driving improvements in processes and tools within the Alstom signalling business
  • Undertake day to day management, annual appraisals, and proactive development of allocated staff
  • Ensure IRSE logbook and Authority to Work is maintained and regularly reviewed

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree level in an engineering or numerate subject
  • IRSE Designers Licence (1.1.510)
  • Significant knowledge of signalling design process
  • Significant knowledge of software development process and signalling systems (MCS, VHLC, SMARTLOCK, ElectroLogIXS)


  • Ability to manage / mentor individuals
  • Able to drive or willing to learn
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good presentation skills

For further information on this fantastic opportunity contact Sam Blair at Advance TRS

Advance TRS are RPO partners for Alstom’s permanent staff recruitment drive of rail signalling management, engineering and installation professionals in York, Derby, Birmingham, London, and Bristol, as part of CP6.

Advance TRS is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in the provision of highly skilled technical professionals for the built environment. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver an exceptional level of customer service and seek to create long-lasting, dependable relationships.

Visit our website for more information about opportunities to join Alstom or how we can support your next career move.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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