Safety Validator (m/f/d)

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Date: 27-Sep-2021

Location: Braunschweig, Germany

Company: Alstom

Req ID:156882 

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.   

Safety Validator for our location in Brunswick, Germany.



As Safety Validator you will participate in one or more projects as the independent expert in validating/assessing the signaling system implementation against its lifecycle requirements. You provide an independent opinion on the suitability of the signaling system to satisfy its requirements and its fit for the intended use. This position requires working with the project from the start-up, regularly giving support and early judgements to guide the project state for a successful safety assessment.



  • Identify the project specific validation activities and write the validation plan, applying methods and techniques according to company quality and safety procedures as well as the EN50126, EN50128 and EN50129 standards.
  • Carry out safety audits, inspections and/or reviews on the overall project as appropriate in various phases of the design / development. Write audit reports to documents all non-conformities and deviations. Follow up the audit findings to achieve resolution and closure.
  • Write the validation report summarizing the system validation in the areas of functional behavior, performance, safety and reliability.
  • Validate development and verification activities according to the V-Model: (judge the correctness, consistency and adequacy of project development plans; the system architecture and design requirements; suitability of application safety design and development, and the results of the safety analysis; verification of planning, results, coverage and techniques).
  • Support and provide judgments in the project to external stake holders to ensure expected results of the system validation.
  • You will be collaborating with safety stake holders such as customer safety managers, independent safety assessor, certification body and national safety approval authority.
  • Participate in the RCS Safety Network community, giving feedback for improving the internal company procedures.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher education in engineering or computer science.
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Functional Safety Standards (EN50126, EN50128, EN50129, EN61508, ISO 26262, IEC 61513, IEC 61511, IEC 61513).
  • Strong knowledge of Software Architecture, Development, Verification, Test.
  • Requirements Engineering knowledge.
  • Knowledge in one or more typical railway operation systems as ESTW, ERTMS/ETCS, LZB, PZB, CBTC.
  • Typical Railway Authorization Procedures knowledge such as TSI CCS, Common Safety Methods.
  • Well organized and structured, with the ability to work effectively against deadlines.
  • Communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • High degree of integrity and make decisions required by role’s responsibility.
  • Capable of coordinating work within the project and handling conflict resolutions.
  • German and English business fluent are mandatory for this role.


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.   


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