Product Safety and Reliability Senior Engineer

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Date: 09-Sep-2021

Location: Vienna, Austria

Company: Alstom

Req ID:141264  

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.   


Product Safety and Reliability Senior Engineer (m/w)



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 company'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.


• A university degree (B.Sc., M.Sc. or equivalent) or an equivalent working experience;
• Over 5 years of working experience;
• 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 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, etc.) may be beneficial;
• Fluent in English & German (other languages are an advantage).


The minimum salary for this position is 3179,30 € gross / month (14 x) for full-time employment according to the collective bargaining agreement. Overpayment depends on relevant work experience and qualifications.


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.