Safety Assurance Engineer

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Date: 02-Mar-2021

Location: Firenze, Italy

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 38 900 people dedicated to solving realworld mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local

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Main mission

  • Manage and perform activities related to safety assurance are applied in development programs and specific application domain under (under the governance/guidance of the Project Safety Assurance Manager of Trainborne or Urban Safety Florence Team

Role responsibilities

  • Coordinate all the Safety Assurance activities on the system or product. Perform Safety analysis, manage Hazard Log, review Design, RAM and Testing activities from a Safety perspective             
  • Build the Safety Case                                                                                                        
  • Apply the safety assurance methodologies (risk acceptance criteria, safety analysis, verification and validation) defined for the system or product                                                                 
  • Defend Safety Case argumentations in front of independent safety assessors; define and follow-up action plans to close the findings of the assessor                
  • Manage the Safety Assurance Engineers allocated to system or product


Desired Skills & Experience (profile)

  • Educational Requirements : University Degree level in Electronics/Telecommunications/Software Engineering
  • Experience : Working experience in safety assurance for SIL4 products (6 -8 years) 
  • Required Knowledge & Technical Competencies
    • Able to understand safety principles of both composite and reactive safety architectures
    • Able to apply CENELEC/IEC Standards for Functional Safety (EN5012x, IEC61508)
    • Able to understand HW electrical schemes with both discrete and integrated components
    • Able to read SW Source Code (main programming languages, e.g. C/C++/C#, Python, ADA) and understand SW safety architecture and design principles
    • Able to write and speak English
  • Behavioural Competencies
    • Ability to execute and coordinate analyses, design reviews and evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles, adhering to business standards & procedures in accordance with product / program requirements
    • Be a detail-oriented individual, thoughtful and deliberate in your approach to conducting research and analyses
    • Possess a strong work ethic and be task focused. Must be willing to “do what it takes” to get the job done within the allotted timeframe while maintaining the highest levels of quality in the products produced
    • Strong aptitude for soft skills

Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment, that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users. As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to
continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry


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