Job Description :
Pgh office but will travel to project sites 6 month project

Main Job Function:

Provide Safety Engineering expertise in the development and implementation of urban rail solutions.
Ensure that supplied solutions are in accordance with the safety requirements of the customer and of Thales Group, as well as with the statutory regulations, to secure the authorization from the Thales Safety Authority and from the Safety Authority appointed by the customer.
Ensure that an effective Safety lifecycle is established and implemented on projects, allowing the safety of the solution. Work with all functions of the project organization to ensure that all safety requirements are agreed, understood and fulfilled.
Ensure that software processes and practices are adequate to support the required level of reliability, safety and performance of the system.

Project Safety Engineers are assigned to projects, but maintain independence by reporting directly to the TTSI Director of Safety & Quality.

Chorus 2.0 role:

Part of RAMS Assurance Engineer and RAMT Engineer positions.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Prepare and execute project safety plans in line with all contractual commitments and Thales internal minimum requirements. Prepare work packages for project management.
Identify safety requirements through:
Evaluation of design through various hazard and failure mode analyses;
Identification and evaluation of operational hazards.
Hazard analyses comprise the following:
Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), System Hazard Analyses (SHA), Interface Hazard Analysis (IHA), Operating & Support Hazard Analysis (O&SHA), Sub-System Hazard Analysis (SSHA), functional Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA
Establish and manage until handover to customer the project Hazard Log (HLOG This implies closure of hazards as sufficient evidences are recorded and exporting control measures as necessary.
Verify safety of both hardware and software by performing Failure Modes Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA) and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA
Assure compliance of system, software design and operational procedures with safety requirements. Evaluate trade-off within the design choices.
Represent Safety and provide recommendations in technical meetings involving safety-related issues. Participate in, influence and approve design decisions impacting or potentially impacting Safety.
Help define, and support implementation of, processes and practices, to design, integrate, verify and validate the developed software in line with the CENELEC standard.
Provide an independent assessment of the integrity of the produced software based on the selected methods and tools, competencies and organization.
Track and record the closure of all processes and tests that verifies the safety of the delivered hardware and software.
Accountable for performing work within budget and schedule requirements for the project or team, and identification of resource problems.
Attend project meetings and Thales corporate meetings as necessary.
Coach any more junior members of Safety & Quality team.
Prepare reporting according to the project management and team requirements.
Comply with occupational health and safety rules whether in the office or on project sites.
Work closely with other team members, both inside the Safety & Quality team and from other functional teams, to meet the project objectives.

Job Requirements and Essential Skills:

Occasional domestic and international travel (approximately 20%
Detailed knowledge of system requirements definition/design, safety and risk analysis.
Detailed knowledge of CENELEC and AREMA standards.
Detailed knowledge of standards and processes applicable to the development of safety critical software.
Familiarity with military specifications.
Strong analytical and communication skills.
Work as a team player, proactivity.
Good command of English language, both written and oral.
Knowledge of railway systems is an asset.
Experience with identification of occupation health and safety hazard and risk assessment of the workplace is an asset.
Computer skills: MS Office, DOORS, Modelling, Databases

Education and Experience:

B. Sc Electrical Engineering, Comp Science or equivalent.
4+ years train control experience and/or automatic control in other industry.
Experience of development in C.
2+ years of Safety Engineering experience

Client : Oxford Solutions