• Siemens
  • East Pittsburgh , PA
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 1551 Electric Ave

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RAMS Engineer

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**Job Description**

**Organization:** Mobility

**Business Unit:** Mobility Management

**Requisition Number:** ******

**Primary Location:** United States-Pennsylvania-East Pittsburgh

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Associate's Degree / College Diploma

**Travel Required:** 10%

**Job Description:**

**Position Overview**

Do you want to be part of a team of great people and help to develop safe, secure and reliable products and systems for the rail industry? Do you want to help to develop innovative solutions to protect people and the environment, keep railroad operation safe and make it more efficient? Do you want to join an Engineering company which offers many growth opportunities nationally and internationally? Then please apply for the position as RAMS Engineer in Project Execution!


The scope of the job incorporates RAMS management throughout the entire lifecycle of product development, from a use case definition, RAMS planning over requirement clarification, design, software development, hardware development, test, validation, field test, pilot projects, product qualification, safety case to independent safety assessment.

Using the customer requirements and the country-specific legal basis as well as the standards to be applied, the RAMS manager establishes the system requirements with regard to reliability (R), availability (A), maintainability (M) and safety (S). These form the basis for design of the system to be supplied or the application to be developed.

Close cooperation with configuration, development, validation, assessors and approval authorities is imperative to ensure that work is performed efficiently.

The RAMS manager ensures that RAMS requirements are met and, the required approvals and operating licenses are obtained in time. By controlling the suppliers the RAMS manager ensures that all necessary documents (hazard analyses, TSRs, safety cases, SARs, etc.) are available on time to enable approval issues to be successfully handled. The RAMS manager is the intermediary between the project and the approval authority. The RAMS manager provides support in project execution with the objective of meeting customer requirements in terms of reliability, availability, maintainability and safety. The main tasks are:


- Preparation of the RAM and safety plans and the approval concept

- Coordination of the safety- and availability-related requirements with the system engineer


- Project-specific determination and finalization of the RAM and safety plans and checking for their adherence

- Maintenance of safety and hazard logs

- Availability to all project staff as consultant with regard to safety issues

- Performance of RAM and safety analyses (hazard analyses), FMEA and FTA in order to enable faults to be detected in specified systems and operation

- Compilation of safety cases.

- Monitoring of the system during the initial in-service period to provide reliability demonstration.

- Checking for adherence to requirements in terms of reliability, availability and safety

- Development of process improvement suggestions

**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

- 1-3 years of experience as a RAMS engineer, RAMS manager, software developer, or validator for complex and safety-critical Railroad, Nuclear Plant, Aircraft and\\or Automotive systems

- Experience with System and Software Development Processes

- 2+ years of overall professional experience.

- High School diploma is required

- Electrical engineering and circuit design

- Knowledge of fail safe, vital and redundant design principles

- Minimum of 1 year on the job knowledge regarding quality assurance, verification, validation

- RAMS relevant standards (IEEE, IEC, MIL, CENELEC, AREMA)

**Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

- On the job experience with following techniques: FMEA, FMECA, RDB, FTA, Markov Chains

- Experience with Carborne Systems

- Experience in Railroad / Train operations

**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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