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Onboard Application Engineer

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Onboard Application Engineer-TRCS-UKDY02255349


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business hold the number one global market position in eight of ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions. We design, build and service some of the most intelligent and beautiful rail solutions in the world. Our products are safe, healthy for people and help preserve the world's natural environment.

Onboard Specific Application Engineer role in Derby, UK.


The main purpose of this position is to fit our generic ETCS Onboard Automatic Train Protection System (ATP) into a specific vehicle (train) type . By this, the role includes over-all engineering work, from site visits (mainly in Scandinavia, but also UK and South Africa), with electrical and/or mechanical design, analysis of these, to in the end apply for a permanent certificate for the vehicle at the railway authority. Since this is an integration of a safety critical system, a great portion of our work beside design is analysis and documentation of the same. It is easy to learn within the team since we have an open discussions climate and due to the fact that the team consists of people with both wide and deep experience willing to share their knowledge.


• Field surveys including vehicle investigations of their characteristics
• Interpret, generate, and fulfil requirements
• Produce schematics/drawings/parts lists
• Produce manufacturing instructions/checklists
• Perform various theoretical analysis, RAM, FMEA different kind of impacts, investigation, etc.
• Write test cases/scenarios both standstill and operational
• Support on site tests
• Produce safety cases and release info about the onboard system integration
• Produce the final deviation report based on deviations from the Technical Specification from Interoperability (TSI)
• Participate in bid estimation work for new potential contracts


• Bachelor degree in either electrical or mechanical engineering
• Excellent MS Office knowledge is mandatory, including VISIO
•Knowledge of DOORS and Rational Synergy are considered added-values Experience in schematic drawing programs
• Willing to travel (nationally and international)
• Easy to give and follow directions
• Open minded, easily adaptable, positive attitude towards new challenges
• Analytical, meticulous/accurate, and common sense
• Self-propelled, to find solutions or answers for your tasks
• Fluent English is mandatory for this role
• Experience of ERTMS or other safety-critical systems is highly valued
• Able to work in team, responsible for your actions/decisions and result-oriented with a positive mind

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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