Product Safety and Reliability Senior Engineer (m/w/d)

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Date: 30-Apr-2022

Location: Vienna, Austria

Company: Alstom

Req ID:218427 

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 


Product Safety and Reliability Senior Engineer (m/w/d)

Austria, Vienna



For our Product Family FLEXITY located in Vienna, where we are engineering and manufacturing tramways, we are looking to recruit a flexible and motivated Product Safety and Reliability Senior Engineer. In this role, you will perform the safety and reliability processes and activities along the whole lifecycle of products and subsystems. Essential part of this work is the provision of the necessary safety and reliability analyses, based on detailed analyses performed by other specialists in their own technical domains. 



  • Support and/or supervise and/or develop "Product Safety and Reliability Engineers";
  • Work on complex assignments, high risk matters and projects;
  • Provide cost and schedule estimates on complicated engineering programs;
  • Provide technical expertise in support of colleagues or departments with less experience in the field of safety and reliability;
  • Be a party in Alstom's document approval process; and in the V-cycle validation activities.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Product Safety and Reliability assessment, documentation and validation activities in projects, or supporting Product Families;
  • Communication, support to other engineering functions, assessors and stakeholders with respect to project or Product Family work;
  • Lead the Product Safety activities related to the management of incidents, accidents and near-misses;
  • Planning, reporting and horizontal activities associated with the role.


Qualifications - External

  • A university degree (B.Sc., M.Sc. or equivalent) or an equivalent working experience;
  • Over 5 years of working experience in similar positions;
  • Proven record of relevant safety and/or reliability experience;
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of safety and reliability assessment techniques (FTA, risk matrix, FME(C)A, etc.);
  • Experience in the application of relevant methods and software tools (e.g. DOORS, Fault Tree+, etc.) is of benefit;
  • Knowledge and experience in the interpretation and application of relevant standards, laws, regulation: may include EN 5012x, MIL-STD-882, IEEE Std 1012, CSM for Risk Assessment, etc.;
  • Background knowledge in any particular engineering area (e.g. brakes, doors, etc.) may be beneficial;
  • Fluent in German and English (other languages are an advantage).


The minimum salary for this position is 2.802,64 EUR gross / month (14 x) for full-time employment according to the collective bargaining agreement. Overpayment depends on relevant work experience and qualifications.


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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.