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Application Software Developer

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.



Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Work with a team to develop new software applications and add features to existing ones in the railroad signaling industry
  • Develop PC-based applications for configuration, command and control of embedded products
  • Translate customer needs into achievable product performance requirements
  • Ensure technical consistency and alignment with other métiers throughout the development
  • Provide technical support to Customer Care
  • Apply Alstom standard processes and contribute to continuous improvement efforts
  • Support the full software development life cycle including Requirements, Design, Implementation, Integration, Test, Document Approvals
  • Ability to lead teams, derived schedules, track and oversee them


Required Skills and Experience (Essential Functions)

Applicable Experience and Skills:

  • At least 5 years of experience in C/C++, C#, Visual Studio
  • Object Oriented Experience
  • Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • Windows Communication Foundation – (WCF)
  • Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC)
  • Windows 7, 8 and 10
  • Unified Modeling Language (UML)
  • Extensible Mark Up Language (XML)
  • Unit test frameworks
  • Subversion or other source control tools
  • ClearQuest
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent organizational and configuration management
  • Ability to generate, read, and interpret user requirements
  • Reqtify and DOORS Requirements Management Tool


  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Access)


Desired Skills and Experience

Applicable Experience and Skills:

  • InstallShield
  • Automated Build Environment
  • Continuous Integration
  • Code Collaborator
  • Visio


Desired Tools:

  • Wireshark,
  • WinSCP,
  • Tera Term.  
  • Doxygen


Educational Requirements

 BS degree in related major for functional area (i.e. Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.)



Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).  





Alstom Transport
Full time
Rochester, NY 14602, US