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Lead Electrical Architect

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU

Lead Electrical Architect-TETO-AUDG02433335


At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as Lead Electrical Architect - Product Family in Milton, QLD.

About the Role:

The Lead Electrical Architect is accountable of the power supply functions (line voltage, auxiliary electrical supply, battery supply, diesel & hydraulic supply) and traction & power distribution architecture within the product Family. He undertakes delegated responsibilities from the Head of vehicle architecture of the product family and from the Lead Platform Electrical Architecture of the CoE EA (Centre of Expertise Electrical Architecture).

On-Cycle, within the product family, he/she is in charge of:

- Assure vehicle concept definitions and architectures harmonization

- Assure compliance to CoE EA directives (“state of the art”)

- Verify electrical architecture deliveries

- Escalate issues and lessons learned to the head of vehicle architecture of the product family and to CoE EA

- Ensure that product requirements are cascaded and understood

- Ensure compliance to PAD (Product Architecture Directive)

- Manage the product priorities, the workload and the budget

- Feed CoE electrical architectures libraries, inform CoE EA (e.g. issues, lessons learned, achievements, status…) and participate on the CoE EA committee meetings

- Escalation of innovations and R&D projects (needs/ongoing) to the CoE EA

Your responsibilities will include:

1. Management and Reporting

- Evaluate current and future needs for product family capacity/capability. Escalate issues to CoE EA.

- Escalate issues to pole Pdm (Product Development Manager), head of vehicle architecture or CoE EA

- Ensure compliance with requirements management directive

- Ensure compliance to PAD (Product Architecture Directive)

- Manage the product priorities, the workload, the budget and put in place and follow the development plan for electrical architecture

2. Standardization & Convergence

- Reuse solutions from the CoE EA library.

- Escalate electrical architecture library gaps to CoE EA. Update library if approved by CoE EA.

- Incorporate lessons learned in continuous library improvement

- Capture and understand requirements and ensure consistent application

- Assure standardization and harmonization within product family

- Assure solutions quality (in the sense of “state of the art”) and compliance to the requirements.

3. Reviewer

- Technical review and approval of electrical architecture deliveries of the product family

- Responsible for the technical quality of his scope within the product family

- Capture and understand the product family requirements to govern the convergence

4. Technology Competitiveness

- Drive within the product family implementation of proven and innovative solutions in line with the Product Management roadmap

- Establish and maintain performance roadmaps incl. legislation and innovations serving the product family roadmaps

- Ensure consistent application and common understanding of standards and legislation throughout the organization

- Escalate to CoE EA, strategic development needs and required R&T activities, in agreement with the Product Engine, to secure innovative and competitive products

- Evaluate the capability of BTBS 4S building blocks suppliers to create and delivery competitive solutions (differentiation and evolution).


Key Requirements:

- Master Degree in Electrical Engineering or PhD or equivalent

- Minimum of 6 years design experience on specialized knowledge.

- Good knowledge of Traction and Power Electronic, like Pantographs, inverters, Traction System, Train Control and Management Systems,

- Good to have - Signalling knowledge - ETCS, CBTC.

- Supervised knowledge on vehicle line voltage functions/circuits and on vehicle electrical auxiliary functions/circuits.

- Supervised knowledge on traction performances simulations and comprehensive understanding of power electronics.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signaling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: AU-QLD-Brisbane
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
13.01.2021, 2:52:59 AM

Unposting Date: 12.02.2021, 12:29:00 PM

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