Systems RAM Leader

Date: 05-Aug-2019

Location: Saint-Ouen, 93, France

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility.  We are at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
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Job Title

  • Systems RAM Leader



  • ADM France Signalling / within Center of Excellence (CoE)
  • Reliability, Availability, Maintainability (RAM)


Purpose of the Job

  • Provide methods & tools support, drive developments and keep an active watch on state-of-the art, in System RAM.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Define appropriate methods, procedures, work method statements and tools for System RAM analysis based on the current and future railway market needs;
  • Specify and lead tools developments & acquisition, create templates and reporting, perform tool customization when necessary;
  • Lead working groups to carry out the above, in compliance with QCD;
  • Provide support and expertise to ADM RAM Operations Engineers on System-related RAM methodology;
  • Check System RAM analysis applications on ADM Operations programs and projects;
  • Take part in ADM R&D programs relevant to the RAM discipline;
  • Take part in RAM training programs to maintain and raise RAM Awareness and competency level;
  • Keep track of relevant international and national RAM standards and guidelines;
  • Operational involvement: act as a RAM Engineer for the development part of the V cycle on some ADM Operations programs and projects.



Performance Measurement

  • Delivery and quality of guidelines, procedures or work method statements;
  • Efficiency, accuracy, applicability of methods and procedures;
  • Quality of RAM deliverables for operational projects.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Engineering degree;
  • Fluent in English; French is a plus;
  • Strong background in reliability engineering (including availability, maintainability and testability);
  • Team spirit autonomy, good communication skills, ability to lead a working group without hierarchical authority;
  • Strong experience with RAM modelling techniques, such as reliability block diagrams (RBD), Markov models, stochastic Petri nets (SPN);
  • Experience in performing functional analyses and Failure Modes and Effects Analyses (FMEAs);
  • Sufficient background in probabilistic analysis and statistics;
  • Knowledge or previous experience with Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) analysis;
  • Knowledge or previous experience with railway industry is a plus, especially in Signaling systems;
  • Computer literacy:
    1. Required: Microsoft Office, Excel VBA;
    2. Desirable: SQL, R or Python, Reliasoft Synthesis Suite (Blocksim, Weibull++, etc.), Simulation languages.

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

Job Type:​Graduate Job​



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