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Train Control & Management System Safety Engineer

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

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At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Safety Engineer for the Train Control and Management Systems (TCMS) team located in Derby, United Kingdom.

- You will carry out safety activities to a certain required behaviour and performance of the TCMS release (Software and Hardware) compared to the corresponding requirements specification. Ensure that the behaviour and performance of the TCMS release complies with the requirements of the design project.

- Examine and judge whether an TCMS release fits the user needs, especially in regards of safety, quality and operating environment. Ensure that the developed solution meets the requirements and is able to operate in the environment needed.

- At system level, you will be responsible for preparing, developing, executing or supervising and documenting hardware and software integration and system testing. You will work within a project or product development or maintenance tasks.


- Develop a safety and validation plan and specify the essential tasks and activities for safety.

- Agree this plan with the independent TCMS assessor
- Carry out audits, inspections or reviews on the overall TCMS project
- Review the requirements against the intended environment/use and develop a system understanding of the system within the intended environment of application
- Review the TCMS release against the system requirements to ensure that all of these are fulfilled
- Review that developed solutions are traceable to the requirements and classify all deviations in terms of risk (impact). Submit the record to the body responsible for change management and decision making
- Carry out safety analysis on the proposed design, calculate tolerable hazard rates (THR), ensure fulfilment of safety application conditions
- Evaluate the conformity of the TCMS release against the requirements of the IEEE and EN standards (EN50657, EN50129, EN50126)
- Evaluate final test results and give a recommendation on the suitability of the outcome for intended use and indicate any application constraints as appropriate.
- Give agreement/disagreement in the safety case and validation report to release the TCMS release (Software and Hardware)


- Specific knowledge in the areas of Product Safety and Validation;

- Having worked with independent assessors, accreditation bodies and authorization processes
- Vehicle/Train Control Management System functions knowledge is desirable
- Solid knowledge of SW testing, architecture, configuration and programming
- Experience in project work / project management
- Ability to work in international teams and environment ;

Posting date: 19.03.2020

Closing date: 16.04.2020

Competitive salary range

Number of working hours: 37

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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