RAMS Engineer / Leader for Onboard Signalling – m/f

Charleroi (Ville), Hainaut
mercredi 17 octobre 2018
Date limite
samedi 1 décembre 2018
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

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RAMS Engineer / Leader for Onboard Signalling – m/f

As an RAMS Engineer, your mission will be to support (or eventually lead depending on your experience) the safety related activities for the signalling projects or signaling products development (depending on candidate profile and expectations). It means:

  • You’ll have to demonstrate, independently via studies and tests, that the proposed system is fit for purpose and safe;
  • You’ll have to liaise with the Independent Safety Assessor mandated for the project to obtain the necessary ISA certificate;
  • You’ll have to get safety acceptance from the customer(s);
  • You’ll have to interact with national Safety Authorities when needed to allow them to grant the authorization to put in commercial service the train or track concerned;
  • You’ll have to support project relevant stakeholder when needed, whether they are internal (design, tests, ILS…) or external (AsBo, NoBo, ERA, UNISIG, train manufacturer etc…).

For instance, as a member of our team and in a near future, you will take part to an important project concerning the embedded signaling system for a European national railway company!

To be successful in this function, you’ll certainly have to initiate and maintain regular and constructive relationships with internal (project team, R&D, Site Safety manager…) and external (customers, independent safety assessors, national safety authorities, users and maintenance crews…) partners.

You will have the opportunity to join our teams in Charleroi (Belgium), from where Alstom is active through two centers of excellence:

  • Signalling Systems – Center of excellence ERTMS (European standard development and implementation); Power Electronics – Center of excellence Traction Systems (Traction solutions / auxiliary converters / low voltage cabinets).

Important efforts in R&D support the development of these activities contributing actively to promoting a safe and performant railway network as well as sustainable mobility solutions worldwide.

The Alstom Belgium teams have an excellent knowledge and reputation in the global project management and every day from Charleroi, about 1050 employees, among which 500 engineers, are working on more than 100 projects all over the world. Thanks to them, the site of Charleroi makes a significant contribution to worldwide rail transportation development.

Examples of current / recent projects:

  • First commercial service of high speed trains and line between Berlin and Munich;
  • Participation to Dubai new metro project for 2020 world universal expo;
  • Pilot project of Automatic Train Operation in Belgium and in the Netherlands;
  • Upgrade of the whole Danish train fleet with new signaling systems;
  • Upgrade of most of the Belgium train fleet with new signaling systems;
  • Manila upgrade and extension of current transportation system.

Your profile:

Education - Engineering degree in safety assurance, electrical and computer engineering, aerospace, nuclear industry (or similar), with focus on critical systems, electronics, automatics, software architecture for instance.

Experience – Min. 3 to 5 years in safety assurance (Functional Safety), with associated knowledge of safety methodologies.

For a position of safety manager, experience as a team leader is required, or candidate shall demonstrate she/he has the skills for it.  Experience in signaling is an asset. For instance:

  • Skilled in Safety Management of ERTMS Signalling System (UNISIG Standards).
  • Skilled in Safety Management of European Legacy Signalling System (KVB, TBL1+, ATB, PZB, …).

Experience in other technical environment shall be highlighted if relevant.

  • Skilled in Safety Management of Embedded Software development for Critical Application, in architecture of Critical Application.
  • Skilled in Safety Management of Safety Platform development

Language – A full proficient use of French and English are mandatory to be able to write and explain safety studies internally and externally. Knowledge of other languages is a plus.

Behavioral competencies – Positive personality / Rigorous and reliable / Promote Teamwork and communication / Ability to work under pressure / good analytical & synthetical skills

Autonomy and perseverance / Skilled in team management for safety manager’s role.


  • Permanent contract in an international company in the TOP3 worldwide in most of its market segments and in constant evolution;
  • An attractive salary package with extra-legal benefits;
  • We also offer you a career follow-up with an adapted training plan.

Position  located in Charleroi Belgium (50 km south of Brussels).

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