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Functional Architect


Alstom
Location: Derby
Job type: Permanent
Category: Architects Jobs
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Req ID:124261

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact
If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Functional Architect in Derby, United Kingdom
The Functional Architect manages all engineering activities concerning vehicle functions in one specific project (requirements management, Functional Vehicle Requirement Specification -FVRS, Functional Vehicle Design Specifications -FVDS, Functional Concepts, Functional Vehicle Test Specifications)
The Functional Architect is the technical counterpart to the customer with respect to the functional behavior of the BT product
The Functional Architect is the technical internal interface to System engineering, Train Control & Management System -TCMS, Vehicle Architect Electrical, Mechanical and Performance
Your responsibilities will include:

• Be part of the Functional architecture team and own the Functional Architecture Building block in a railway rolling stock project or bid
• Ensure standardization by applying maximum extent of standardized vehicle functions within railway rolling stock bid or project
• Responsible to take technical decisions concerning vehicle functions
Act as design authority for all elements pertaining to functional integration by:

 Ensuring that vehicle design respect safety, reliability and maintainability requirements
 Ensuring strict application of design integrity
 Ensuring a good understanding and the application of the customer requirements, industry norms & standards and BT internal requirements

 Ensuring that functional interfaces are being addressed properly
 Ensuring optimal design considering normal mode operation, degraded mode operation, failure modes, functions independency, flexibility for adaptation, and redundancy within the required reliability
Review and approve critical integration documents such as:

 Requirements allocation
 Functional Concepts
 Vehicle functional architecture

 Vehicle functional description

 Functional Vehicle Requirement Specification –FVRS

 Functional Vehicle Design Specifications –FVDS

 Systems Interface Control Documents -ICD

 Functional Vehicle Test Specifications

 Test Plan

 Technical clarification and deviations request and update of the customer’s specification
• Participate to customer and internal project design reviews (Concept Design, Preliminary Design, Detail Design)
• Lead technical negotiations with the customer concerning vehicle functions of the building block
• Responsible for functional architecture Building block project reporting and status update
• Prepare and maintain time planning of the building block
• Build succession by training direct reports to fill position at end of mandate
Competitive salary range

Number working hours: 37

Posting date:14/05/2021

Closing date: 14/06/2021

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals
Job Type:​Experienced​
Req ID:124261

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact
If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Functional Architect in Derby, United Kingdom
The Functional Architect manages all engineering activities concerning vehicle functions in one specific project (requirements management, Functional Vehicle Requirement Specification -FVRS, Functional Vehicle Design Specifications -FVDS, Functional Concepts, Functional Vehicle Test Specifications)
The Functional Architect is the technical counterpart to the customer with respect to the functional behavior of the BT product
The Functional Architect is the technical internal interface to System engineering, Train Control & Management System -TCMS, Vehicle Architect Electrical, Mechanical and Performance
Your responsibilities will include:

• Be part of the Functional architecture team and own the Functional Architecture Building block in a railway rolling stock project or bid
• Ensure standardization by applying maximum extent of standardized vehicle functions within railway rolling stock bid or project
• Responsible to take technical decisions concerning vehicle functions
Act as design authority for all elements pertaining to functional integration by:

 Ensuring that vehicle design respect safety, reliability and maintainability requirements
 Ensuring strict application of design integrity
 Ensuring a good understanding and the application of the customer requirements, industry norms & standards and BT internal requirements

 Ensuring that functional interfaces are being addressed properly
 Ensuring optimal design considering normal mode operation, degraded mode operation, failure modes, functions independency, flexibility for adaptation, and redundancy within the required reliability
Review and approve critical integration documents such as:

 Requirements allocation
 Functional Concepts
 Vehicle functional architecture

 Vehicle functional description

 Functional Vehicle Requirement Specification –FVRS

 Functional Vehicle Design Specifications –FVDS

 Systems Interface Control Documents -ICD

 Functional Vehicle Test Specifications

 Test Plan

 Technical clarification and deviations request and update of the customer’s specification
• Participate to customer and internal project design reviews (Concept Design, Preliminary Design, Detail Design)
• Lead technical negotiations with the customer concerning vehicle functions of the building block
• Responsible for functional architecture Building block project reporting and status update
• Prepare and maintain time planning of the building block
• Build succession by training direct reports to fill position at end of mandate
Competitive salary range

Number working hours: 37

Posting date:14/05/2021

Closing date: 14/06/2021

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals
Job Type:​Experienced​
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