Safety Assurance Engineer

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Date: 7 Jun 2024

Location: Sao Paulo, SP, BR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:443170 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide


This opportunity is not related to EHS (Environmental Safety and Health) metier.


The Safety Assurance Manager performs Safety Analysis at System, Subsystem, Wayside Equipment, Onboard Equipment, Hardware and Software levet at Signalling projects and Products of Alstom São Paulo site in order to raise the Safety Requirements allowing to reach an acceptable level of risk. These activities, Safety Requirements among others will encompass the Safety Demonstration prepared by Safety Assurance Manager through Safety Case or Safety Report document.

This role is responsible to manage the safety activities respecting the cost, delivery and quality, manage and support technically Safety Assurance Engineer during the Safety activities;

Interface with External and Internal Independent Safety Assessor (ISA), Project team, customer and also Safety consultants.


Specific responsbilities for this role

Activities will involve the candidate in all technical aspects of Engineering Safety demonstration (Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Specific Safety Analysis on Booleans Equation, Safety Related Items list (SRIL), Hardware Analysis and Hazard Log) respectin the deliver and quality of each activity;

Defining and transfer in a timely manner the necessary safety requirements to put under control the relevant railway safety risk and follow them until closure in the Hazard Management tool (Hazard Log, checklist, etc...)

Supporting Project Quality Manager in the performance of Safety Design Review and the issuance of Safety Authorization by providing the necessary inputs.

Taking the role of Safety Leader in case of Safety Issue for which he/she is appointed to, in order to support the team in the assessment, containment, closure and return of Experience of the issue.

Managing the Safety Assurance Engineer(s), when appllicable, to meet the QCD (Quality, Cost and Delivery). 

Applying the Alstom Railway Safety Process & Instructions on the projects, programs, tender that he/she is appointed to.

Having a pro-active approach on the design assessment to support in the adequate definition of technical solutions to put under control the railway safety risks.

Seeking for the technical understanding of her/his scope in order to better assess their Safety performance and potencial area of improvement.

Participating to the improvement/definition of the Safety process.


Qualifications & Experience


Electrical Engineering Bachelor;

Desirable Signalling knowledge;

Autonomy, analytical, good synthesis, ability to work in a team, good level of communication;

Capacity to work under pressure;

Rigorous and detailed person;


Behavioural Competencies

Ability to execute and coordinate Safety analyses, technical reivew and evaluation of assigned projects, adhering to business standards & procedures in accordance with project requirements.

Be a rigorous and detail-oriented individual

Posses a strong work ethic and be task focused. Sense of urgency and attitude to respect the committed milestones maintaining the highest levels of quality in the produced activites

Structured and organized

Proactive behavior;

Sense of anticipation and urgency

Team leader, ability to allocate/drive activities performed by other (internal/external resouces)

Resilient (to pressure, to last minutes deliveries, Safety Issue Management...)

Ability to say "no go" when needed and to support / elaborate improvements plan / solution to deliver projects.


Previous experience:

Diserable knowledge of railway and signalling, knowledge in electronics, begineer / intermeidate / experienced level (0 - 6 years);

Diserable knowledge of CENELEC Standards: 50126, 50128 and 50129.


Language skills:

English advanced;

Desirable Spanish.


Travel required:




Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





Job Type:​Experienced​

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