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Functional Architect

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Functional Architect-TPRS-UKDY02098182



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 a Functional Architect in Derby.

In this role, you will undertake delegated responsibilities from the Chief Engineer to manage all functional engineering activities concerning vehicle functions in a specific project. You will oversee the Product definition and performance.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Being a member of the functional architecture team in railway rolling stock project and bid by contributing to key technical decisions concerning functional architecture including functional changes at vehicle level and critical integration documents (e.g. requirements allocation, functional concepts, test plan)
• Acting as technical internal interface concerning functional architecture to Subsystem Engineering, Train Control Management System (TCMS) and other architecture areas
• Ensuring that complete and correct set of functional specifications and interfaces are issued for the project
• Confirming that design solutions are valid and correctly integrated to meet the technical requirements in the form of a class leading, competitive and compliant rolling stock design
• Participating in customer and internal design reviews as a representative of the functional architecture team in the engineering project core team



• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent
• Good leadership and decision-making skills
• A demonstrable track record of managing multiple engineering projects from design to implementation
• Experience in creating and executing recommendations for improvement.
• A clear track record of working across function, with customers and suppliers
• Technical expertise in train control and information systems and demonstrated ability to use this technical knowledge in support of other departments
• Fluent in English (other languages are an advantage

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

Posting date: 09th of October 2020
Closing date: 6th of November 2020
Competitive work package
Number of working hours: 37

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: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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