Safety Assurance Manager in Railway Signalling

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Date: 11-Aug-2022

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Company: Alstom

Req ID:218443 


Do you feel like your experience, talent, and drive are not being fully utilized or recognized? Do you see what the other don’t? Does taking on a challenge, seeing it as opportunity, and becoming the benchmark for excellence in rail industry sound like a perfect fit? Then this position is for you!


Alstom is looking for a

Safety Assurance Manager in Railway Signalling



The Opportunity!

Working with railway signalling has never been more exciting then now. The new European standard, ERTMS is on its way to reshape the future of public transportation. We are looking for you that would like to join us and further develop the Safety functions in our signalling systems in the Nordics Countries. You will be a part of our Stockholm office, but we are open to remote or other solution.


Key responsibilities!

In this position you will be challenged to work together with your colleagues in the safety team in complex projects and to act as safety reference on the related project core team.


  • You define safety plan and strategy and managing the safety workload and planning for the safety work package in the project including one or more safety engineers. You will also coordinate all the safety assurance activities in the on-going projects.
  • You organize and attend periodic reviews with the experts of the teams. You perform safety analysis, identifies hazards, manage hazard log and the specified safety requirements throughout the Lifecycle of the project. You perform, manage, and ensure that the activities and safety methodologies and analysis such as FMEA, FTA are applied in project as well as builds safety reports, safety validation reports and safety cases.
  • As we work closely with clients you are our expert and will argue and describe detailed necessary steps taken safety matters in front of internal and external safety stake holders such as customer safety manager, independent safety assessors.


These responsibilities may vary depending on which previous knowledge and experience you bring with you.

Together we grow.


Who are you?

You have former experience within functional safety or as alternative, a background to be successful in this position can be in product development and/or testing, preferable of safety system, and you have can learn about safety methodologies. You have some previous experience from the rail industry or from an adjacent sector such as structured engineering, automotive or the energy or industrial control systems  will be a good match.


  • Advanced working experience in safety assurance for safety-related projects/systems OR limited working experience in safety assurance for safety-related products together with solid experience in structured R&D project lifecycle.
  • University Master’s degree in Electronics/Telecommunications/Software Engineering/Computer science or equivalent OR alternatively bachelor’s degree and consolidated work experience.
  • Excellent analytical mind-set would help in the understanding of the safety principles of possible safety architectures and requirement management.
  • Knowledge of HW electrical schemes and knowledge of SW Safety architecture is a strong asset!
  • Knowledge of the CENELEC/IEC Standards for Functional Safety and/ or European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) standards and regulations is an advantage.
  • Task focused and detail-oriented approach, well organized and structured with the ability to work effectively against deadlines.
  • Team player, proactive behaviour and capable of coordinating work within the project and handling conflict resolutions and work ethic.
  • Very good communication skills, knowledge of English is a must; Swedish is an added value


What do we oer?

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.


Who are we?

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. 


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