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System Test Technician

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.



System Test Technician with experience > 6 months testing Ethernet based systems similar to that used rail vehicle systems.

-Requires no assistance with basic computer skills (file management, manipulation, compressing/extracting files)

-Experience uploading software logic to PLCs (Selectron, ABB, GE, Schneider)

-Ability to retrieve and analyze diagnostic logs from PLCs to provide useful feedback to vendors (signal mapping, good communication, etc)

-Familiarity with basic Ethernet network structure (100baset speeds across cat5e conductor)

-Familiarity with physical layer of Ethernet communications and good practice for cabling/connection methods.

-Proficiency with basic network communication protocols: TCP/IP, DHCP, FTP, SSH, CAN, MVB

-Familiarity with the various DHCP options (Option 82, etc)

-Experience with managed network switch setup

-Comfortable uploading software (.bin, .rom, etc) to embedded Unix-based and WinCE devices with vendor instruction

-Ability to use basic network diagnostic tools: Ping, traceroute, Wireshark, ability to adapt to Fluke network tools




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).  




Job Type: Experienced

Alstom Transport
Full time
Hornell, NY 14843, US