Safety Assurance Engineer (f/m)

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Date: 1 Apr 2024

Location: Katowice, PL

Company: Alstom

Req: 443690


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Assurance Safety Engineer (Product or Program) in Katowice we’re looking for?



Your future role


Take on a new challenge and apply your expertise in a new cutting-edge field.

You'll be responsible for safety processes along the lifecycle of our products and subsystems. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business and certified specialists across technical domains – your tasks will be based on their insight. You’ll undertake product or program safety assessments, validation activities and much more.


You’ll specifically perform the activities (under the governance/guidance of the PSAM (Project/Program Safety Assurance Manager)) related to:


  • software safety assurance in the Projects and Programs (products).
  • hardware  safety assurance in the Projects and Programs (products).
  • System safety assurance in in the Projects and Programs (systems, system applications).
  • ERTMS/ETCS System safety assurance in in the Projects and Programs (Products, System, System application)


We’ll look to you for:


  • Deliver/perform Safety analysis under the guidance of the PSAM) with the strict application of process as per Signaling Safety Instruction related with SW, HW, Systems, railway functions, ERTMS/ETCS functions  
  • Participate to the elaboration of the Safety Reports and the Safety Case under the guidance of the PSAM  
  • Apply the safety assurance methodologies (risk acceptance criteria, safety analysis, verification and validation) defined for the project / system / product Attend periodic Safety Reviews
  • Support actions contributing to close the findings of the assessors (Internal or External)


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree: Railway engineering or hardware engineering or software engineering or mathematics
  • Beginner in safety but depending of the domain specific experience on System, data preparation, Hardware or Software domain is required System, Electrical, Electronics, Electromechanical engineering knowledge, Hardware and/or Software knowledge, Railway knowledge, ERTMS/ETCS knowledge will be an asset
  • Or experienced in railway safety or other system/products safety domains
  • Basic knowledge of Cenelec Standards for Safety (or equivalent standards if needed: AREMA, IEEE, etc ) and successful experience in safety assurance will be an asset
  • Fluent English both reading and writing (technical documentation)
  • Structured and organized
  • Fast learner


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:


  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with meaning, making a tangible impact
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our multicultural environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards RAMS Manager
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, Sport cards).


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!





Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.






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