Project Safety Assurance Engineer

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Date: 22-Mar-2023

Location: Bucharest, B, RO

Company: Alstom

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.   

Job title: Product Safety Assurance Engineer
Based at: Bucharest
Alstom in Romania has been present  for over 20 years employing today over 450 people. Alstom, registered major success in infrastructure, signaling and also services. The long term service agreement for the maintenance of the rolling stock of Metrorex is a major reference and shows the expertise of Alstom in this field. Alstom will continue to grow his business in Romania proposing further services for the local market and export and works on different rehabilitation projects on the European Corridor IV.


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

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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