Principle Software Engineer

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 become available for a Principle Software Engineer, based in Hatfield.


The successful candidate will lead a small team of engineers on various software projects in the development, introduction and support of signalling control centre products, software, and processes.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Provide support to control system delivery projects
  • Lead obsolescence management of control system software products
  • Proactively manage resources within the Control System software products team
  • Carry out staff performance management activities

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree in engineering subject
  • Knowledge of software development processes
  • Complete understanding of Windows Operating Systems
  • In depth knowledge of Windows API level programming in depth knowledge C, C++, C#
  • Understanding of UDP/IP, TCP/IP and serial communication programming
  • Experience of Motorola 68000 Assembler and Intel assembler.
  • Understanding of code versioning tools


  • Detailed knowledge of signalling interlocking systems (Relay, SSI, Smartlock , Westlock , VHLC, ELIX)
  • Experience in using WPF, PRISM, Entity Framework, SQL Server
  • SQL Server DBA Ability to introduce new tools and processes
  • Experience in a commercial railway systems environment

For further information on this fantastic opportunity contact Sam Riley 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 CP7.

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.

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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