Principal Engineer Technologist

Website AdvanceTRS Advance Training and Recruitment Services

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 for a Principal Engineer Technologist based in Birmingham. The Principal Engineer Technologist will lead the delivery of configuration for signaling systems in the UK and Ireland.

The successful candidate will lead teams in the development, introduction, and delivery of signaling processes and tools.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure IRSE logbook and Authority to Work is maintained and reviewed regularly
  • Work with Tools and Process Manager to establish best practice
  • Lead development of new tools and system solutions
  • Production of business cases and presentations to internal and external customers
  • Undertake day to day management, annual appraisals, and proactive development of allocated teams

Essential Requirements:

  • IRSE Designers License (1.1.510)
  • MSc or BSc level education in an engineering related subject
  • Detailed knowledge of signalling design process
  • Experience with some of the following systems, MCS, VHLC, SMARTLOCK
  • Experience with some of the following software languages, .NET, C++, C#.NET


  • IRSE Engineering Managers license
  • Chartered status with IRSE, BCS or IET
  • Valid PTS
  • Able to drive or willing to learn

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.

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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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