Project Safety Assurance Engineer

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Date: 07-Mar-2023

Location: Bucharest, B, RO

Company: Alstom


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 

Job title: Product Safety Assurance Engineer
Based at: Bucharest

For almost 30 years, Alstom has been an innovative pioneer playing an important role in Romania’s transition towards a modern and sustainable railway transport. From state-of-the-art digital rail control, to infrastructure and electrification projects, along with metro trains and the long-term maintenance of the metro fleet in the country’s capital city Bucharest, Alstom is constantly making a difference in the mainline and urban rail transport in Romania.

Through the diversity and complexity of its projects, Alstom is a very attractive employer for the young generations of Romanian specialists, giving them a unique chance to professionally grow in an international environment with access to worldwide knowledge and capabilities.


Project Safety Assurance Engineer, reporting to Bucharest Safety Regional Center

Perform Safety Assurance Activities related to Interlocking & ETCS (European Train Control Systems) for Central and East Europe Projects (under the governance/guidance of the Project Safety Assurance Manager)

As Project Safety Assurance Engineer will support Project Safety Assurance Manager to collaborate and interface with:

  • Project Core team (Project Manager, Technical responsible, Verification ad Validation, Installation, Test & Commissioning)
  • Quality team, Safety team, Internal Safety Assessors


Specific responsibilities of the role:

 Manage the Safety activities, supporting the Project Safety Assurance Manager to:

  • Perform Safety Analysis under the guidance of the Project Safety Assurance Manager, with the strict application of process as per Signalling Safety Instruction
  • Participate to the elaboration of the Safety Plan, Hazard Log, System Hazard Analysis, Safety Related Application Conditions, Safety Reports and the Safety Case under the guidance of the Project Safety Assurance Manager               
  • Defend Safety Case argumentations in front of internal (QS, Safety Assessor) and external (ISA) assessors and define follow-up action plans to close the findings of the assessor               


Qualifications & Experience

  • University Degree in Engineering (Transportation Systems/Electronics/Telecommunications/Software Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent)

  • Fluent English (speaking/understanding) including reading/writing for technical documentation

  • Experience: 1 year of working experience in safety assurance. Profiles of new graduates with HIGH potential are also taken into consideration

Knowledge & Technical Competencies

    • Basic knowledge of railway signalling principles
    • Good computer skills
    • Basic knowledge of safety principles
    • Basic Knowledge for apply CENELEC/IEC Standards for Functional Safety (EN5012x, IEC61508)
    • Technical Knowledge to analyze integration between different systems
    • Knowledge about Requirements management and Quality development process

Behavioral Competencies

    • Ability to execute analyses, and evaluation of assigned projects, in accordance with project requirements
    • Possess a strong work ethic and be task focused. Sense of urgency and attitude to respect the committed milestones maintaining the highest levels of quality in the produced activities
    • Team player, Team spirit, Proactive Behavior, Stress Resilience

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. 


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