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Train Control Test Engineer

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Train Control Test Engineer-TROQ-UKDY01820772


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.

We are currently looking to recruit a Train Control Test Engineer for our site in Derby, UK


The RoQ organisation in Derby specialises in the design of bogies, bodyshell, TCMS, traction and braking systems, underframe equipment structural approval, service support, warranty support and electrical equipment.

The role covers a highly experienced software test engineer who is capable to test complex TCMS products/applications.

The candidate must be capable to work independently based on a product knowledge and know-how about state-of-the-art software engineering methods. The products are integrated in the overall TCMS Platform which is the train control system of a rail vehicle.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Fulfil the responsibilities and main activities within the assigned project or work package such as Classification Tree Methods (CTM), Test Infrastructure, Test Specification, Test applications, Test Execution, Test Automation;

- Build Environment Support;

- Working on testing of software products and applications, including documentation;

- Gathering information to solve testing issues considering features and constraints such as reliability, safety and maintainability in test environment;

- Decide on the optimum solution for a test approach;

- Identify V&V activities to ensure that requirements, architecture and design specifications are fulfilled;

- Develop necessary mechanisms to optimise the test execution, by automating test specifications and improving the test infrastructure;

- Undertake and report back on progress of the activities allocated by the test lead within the assigned project/work package;

- Ensuring correct time reporting as agreed in the project or work package;

- Support projects to tailor the test strategy for their concrete needs.


- Bachelor or Master degree in Science or Engineering, graduate in computer science, information technology, electronics, electronics and communication or any other relevant discipline;

- Strong experience as a Test Engineer;

- Solid programming skills in C++ and C# for software implementation and testing purpose;

- Advanced understanding of software requirements, architecture and design;

- Advanced experience in automation testing;

- Intermediated knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP and Vehicle Control protocols;

- Basic knowledge of UML;

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

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 signalling 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.

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Posting date: 20.03.2019

Closing date: 19.04.2019

Competitive salary range

Number of working hours: 37

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

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