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Onboard Application Engineer

Location: Plymouth, ENG, GB

Onboard Application Engineer-TRCS-UKPH02189491


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.

Onboard Application Engineer
for our location in Plymouth, UK

Purpose of the role

The main purpose of this role is to integrate the Onboard Automatic Train Protection System (ATP) into a specific vehicle.
Since this is an integration of a safety critical system, a great portion of your work will be electrical design, creating schematics, write installation/de-installations manuals, analysing and documenting requirements.


• Development and integration of electrical systems throughout the entire development lifecycle.
• Produce electrical schematics, drawings and defining the bill of materials.
• Produce documents needed for the creation of safety cases and release info about the onboard system integration.
• Field surveys and data management including vehicle investigations.
• Produce the deviation reports based on deviations from the Technical Specification.
• Interfacing with different stakeholders, both internal and external.
• Participate in bid estimation work for new potential contracts


• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Electrical/Electronic, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience.
• Relevant previous experience in system design, interpreting requirements and writing documentation.
• Experience using one or several schematic drawing programs.
• Experience of ERTMS or other safety-critical systems is highly valued.
• Knowledge of job-specific tools (Synergy, Doors, others may apply) is an advantage.
• Flexibility and ability to adapt to a dynamic business environment.
• Willing to travel (nationally and international).

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.

Posting date: 18.02.2020

Closing date: 19.03.2020

Competitive salary range

No of working hours: 37


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

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