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Cybersecurity Platform (CSP) Leader - REM



Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Req ID:449738

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

With growing activities in Canada to meet the growing demand for sustainable transportation, Alstom is looking for motivated candidates who will help us leverage our expertise and apply it locally. We have the energy and spirit of a start-up with the foundations of a world-class multinational company that encourages collaboration, entrepreneurship, creativity and respect for the environment. Our employee offering includes career development opportunities and extensive internal mobility opportunities around the world.

Our most recent project is the Réseau express métropolitain (REM). REM will be the fourth largest automated transportation system in the world once completed and is also the largest public transit project in Quebec from the Montreal metro. The future integrated network will connect downtown Montreal, the south and north shores, the west island and the airport.


The Cybersecurity platform (CSP) is a hub of centralized security functions and services, running in a virtualized environment, for urban mass transit train transportation systems. We need an experienced IT system Architect who can work at system level to lead design of the CSP services and support specification and development of different IT modules.


Derive the specifications of the IT modules within the CSP services, as per customer needs, in collaboration with IT engineers.
Lead the application selection, architecture, design, configuration, interface and integration activities, at system level, of the IT services in the CSP platform, in collaboration with IT engineers, as per defined roadmap
Adapt the IT services within the CSP platform to the requirements of project stakeholders (project-specific constraints, local regulations, imposed standards)
Document requirement specifications, architecture, implementation guides, standard operating procedures, etc.
Interface with users of IT services on projects to ensure compliance to needs.
Support penetration testing campaigns for activities which involve the CSP.
Review test and validation procedures for developed modules.
Contribute to the training of project stakeholders towards implementation.
Provide expert support to projects in case of issues in configuration, build and deployment of relevant modules.
Support to tendering activties related to CSP services.


BA's degree in Engineering

IT certifications preferred

Technical Background with 10+ years of experience in IT solution design and deployment role.
Previous hands-on experience in an IT/OT environment with specification, design, configuration, and implementation of some modules

Skills & Competencies

Expert in System Administration - Windows/Linux
Knowledge of Windows (server standard / server core / desktop), hardware for high availability, OS management is a added advantage
Knowledge of Active Directory (group policies, domain controllers, GPOs for Hardening / configuring Windows domain, etc.)
Patch Management Solutions
VMWare & vCloud (target running environments)
Backup and Restore solutions
Syslog Solutions
Elasticsearch Logstash Kibana (ELK)
McAfee ePO (console / AV / Whitelisting)
Experience in virtualization concepts and technologies (e.g Vmware, HyperV, Citrix, etc)
Knowledge of scripting (PowerShell / Python )
Experience in Requirement mgt, Configuration mgt, GIT (for internal change mgt)
Strong documentation (written) and presentation (verbal) skills. MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders (across geographic locations worldwide)
Dynamic, autonomous. Creativity and ability to work in a complex environment.

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?

Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.

Job Type:​Experienced​