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Subject: Systems Engineer - Rochester, NY

Date: 09/28/00 at 8:47 AM
Posted by: Please Apply Online
E-mail: cmyers@enteract.com
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ALSTOM, well known for its high speed (200 mph) trains, is a publicly traded French-based global industrial organization with over $15 Billion USD in sales and nearly 140,000 employees in over 70 countries. Organized into six sectors--Transport, Energy, Transmission and Distribution, Industry, Marine and Contracting-- ALSTOM offers a complete range of innovative components, systems and services and has unique expertise in systems integration, management of turnkey projects and application of advanced technologies. The transport sector is one of the world's leading transit and freight suppliers, providing products such as new and rebuilt passenger rail cars, services and signaling. As it continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, there is an outstanding career opportunity for a Systems Engineer at ALSTOMís Rochester, NY location.

The Systems Engineer will participate in the specification, systems design, and integration of electronic blocks/cases and motors for propulsion and auxiliary applications for rail transportation. Specific responsibilities include the following:
∑ Provide technical leadership to the team working on the project. Assist the Project Manager on all technical issues.
∑ Understand the customer requirements in terms of needs and translate them into specifications in order to amend contractual specification or influence a tender specification.
∑ Elaborate and take responsibility for the overall architecture solution.
∑ Work with manufacturing, other engineering groups, program management and the safety engineering department to get support for the project.
∑ Interface with the customers and/or subcontractors on design issues and attend technical meetings.
∑ Prepare estimates for tenders providing material counts, engineering hours and technical proposal preparation as needed.
∑ Maintain a risk register with associated action plan.
∑ Provide technical input to the preparation of claims and/or change orders for a contract.

The qualified candidate will have the following experience and education:
∑ 2 years product development and systems design of power electronic systems
∑ 1-3 years system applications.
∑ 5 years systems design of rail propulsion equipment
∑ Electrical and dynamic simulation software (i.e. PSpice or SABRE and MatLAB), the application of electronics/electrical systems and integration/test of complicated systems.
∑ Application of S/W programming for real-time applications.
∑ Knowledge of systems engineering standard (IEEE 1220) a plus.
∑ BS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. MS Electrical Engineering a plus.

Thank you for your interest.
For immediate, confidential consideration, please apply online at: http://www.irecruiter.com/job/id?ess-r219-B

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