Safety and Reliability Engineer (m/f/d)

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Date: 06-Feb-2023

Location: Hennigsdorf, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:295431 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Safety and Reliability Engineer (m/f/d)
Location: Hennigsdorf, Germany



We are currently looking to recruit Safety and Reliability Engineer in Hennigsdorf, Germany.


The Engineer performs the safety and reliability processes and activities along the whole lifecycle of products and subsystems. Essential part of this work is the provision of the necessary safety and reliability analyses, based on detailed analyses performed by other specialists in their own technical domains. You will be responsible for providing assurance that the system meets its safety requirements. You will plan and perform hazard analysis, review design and test documentation, and provide an independent opinion on the suitability of the signaling system to satisfy its safety requirements. You will work with project teams to ensure compliance with internal processes and safety standards.



  • Plan, coordinate and execute all tasks required to achieve project safety milestones.
  • Work with the project team, collect the evidence and build the project Safety Case.
  • Interface with internal or external Safety Assessors and coordinate the collection of evidence required for the achievement of the system safety certification.
  • Develop system safety plans and prepare all activities required to provide assurance that the signaling subsystems, and the integrated system, satisfy their safety requirements, in accordance with the company procedures and applicable safety standards (e.g. CENELEC norms).
  • Identify system/subsystem hazards, perform hazard analysis, including PHA, SHA, SSHA, IHA, FMECA, FTA and OSHA. Establish and maintain the project hazard log.
  • Identify and review the system/subsystem safety requirements, against the intended environment and intended use.
  • Ensure that the tasks performed by the project team (including design, verification and test) are performed in compliance with internal company processes and applicable safety standards.
  • Review the system/subsystem implementation (hardware and application software) against the respective safety requirements to ensure these are fulfilled.
  • Provide a recommendation on the suitability of the signaling system/subsystems for intended use, from a safety standpoint, and indicate any application constraints as appropriate.
  • Ensure all hazards are recorded in hazard logs, any non-conformities are addressed, and all hazards closed out in an appropriate manner through elimination or risks control/transfer measures.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Math
  • Working experience as an Engineer, preferably in conducting safety analysis.
  • English and German at a fluent level


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the Rail Industry.
  • Experience with CENELEC, IEEE, and/or ASCE standards.
  • Experience with version control tools.
  • Experience with hazard identification and analyses (FTA, FMEA, PHA, SHA, SSHA, IHA, OSHA), safety architectures and CCF Analysis.
  • Knowledge of Requirement engineering: requirement management and requirement traceability, configuration management, and hardware and software design.


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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