Safety Assurance Engineer

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Date: 09-Oct-2021

Location: Madrid, Spain

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.   


Join us as a Safety Assurance Engineer and you will be loolking at a career defining role based in Madrid, Spain

Your Role: 

As a Safety Assurance Engineer you will perform the activities (under the governance/guidance of the PSAM) related to safety assurance in the Projects. Activities can be related to Signalling Projects.


Your Challenges: 

  • Deliver/perform Safety analysis under the guidance of the PSAM, with the strict application of process as per Signalling Safety Instruction
  • 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)  



  • Advanced University or Engineering degree
  • English and Spanish at an advanced
  • Minimum 3 years in Safety Assurance in connected Railway Signalling Safety Projects.
  • Hardware and/or Software knowledge
  • Knowledge of Cenelec Standards for Safety (or equivalent standards if needed: AREMA, IEEE, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Safety Methods: Safety Plan, Preliminary Hazard Analysis PHA, Failure Modes and Effects Critical Analysis FMECA, Fault Tree Analysis FTA, Interface Hazard Analysis IHA, Operation & Support Hazard Analysis OSHA, Safety related Item List SRIL, Hazard Log HL, V&V Safety Report, and Safety Case
  • Technical knowledge in Signalling for interlocking and/or Signalling for ETCS subsystem


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.