PDS Tech Inc Railway Signalling RAMS Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
AKKA Technologies is currently looking for an Railway Signalling RAMS Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA to ensure the delivery of Signaling systems and subsystems in compliance with RAMS and quality standards, and in accordance with schedule and budget
Duties : (with reference to medium size signaling systems and subsystems)
Ensure the delivery of Signaling systems and subsystems in compliance with RAMS and quality standards, and in accordance with schedule and budget
Guarantee definition of RAMS Plans.
Ensure correct planning of RAMS and V&V activities.
Ensure correct identification & apportionment of RAMS requirements for Signaling applications.
Guarantee execution of preliminary RAMS analyses and provide feedback to the project team (since the early phases of the project).
Ensure verification of system requirements in order to confirm compliance with safety and customer requirements.
Ensure the organization, scheduling, implementation of RAMS activities and monitoring of V&V activities.
Ensure that all Safety Related Non-conformities identified during V&V activities are recorded, analyzed and implemented
Ensure execution of Safety and RAM analyses, hazard analyses at architectural level, leveraging on knowledge of the application acquired during V&V activities
Ensure RAM parameters demonstration process.
Guarantee demonstration of compliance with quantitative safety targets
Support for management and interfacing Independent Safety Assessor, Client and other external Authorities.
Ensure periodic review of company safety policy and safety targets.
Ensure compliance of the Signaling system and subsystem to the applicable national and international standards
Ensure the provision of the Application Conditions and the Hazard Log to the relevant System RAMS Engineer
Ensure the provision of schedule and cost progress to relevant RAMS Manager
Ensure the provision of RAMS requirements, if any, and the Hazard Log to the relevant Product RAMS Engineer
Experienced with developing safety analyses at the signaling integration or signaling subsystem level, using such standards as:
CENELEC, specifically EN 50126/50128/50129
AREMA, in particular Section 17
Hazard analyses to be developed can be but are not limited to:
Signaling System PHA
Signaling System Hazard Analysis
Signaling Subsystems Hazard Analysis
Signaling System Operation & Support Hazard Analysis
Signaling System Failure Modes & Effects Hazard Analysis
Signaling System Cut Over Safety Analysis
Ability to read and understand system level safety plans and/or system level preliminary hazard analyses, so as to tailor signaling level safety analyses to fit into the overall assessment and certification process.
Ability to develop (at the signaling system level) or support (at the system level) the project Hazard Log/DCCCs/CCCs, including the safety verification of the mitigations provided for hazard closure by the validation team(s).
Ability to develop (at the signaling system level) or support (at the system level) the final safety or certification documentation, such as but not limited to:
MIL-STD-882C/D/E Safety Reports
CENELEC EN 50129 GA/SA Safety Cases
FTA Design or Contraction Conformance Checklists (DCCCs/CCCs)
Experienced in developing RAM Analyses at the at the signaling integration or signaling subsystem level, using such standards as:
Ability to read and understand system level RAM Plans so as to tailor signaling level RAM analyses to fit into the overall RAM assessment program
Ability to develop and/or support RAM Demonstration at the signaling integration level
Highly development written and oral communication skills - including familiarity and experience with Microsoft tools, such as
Ability to develop RAM and Safety Program Plans, for Signaling Integration Projects from technical specifications
Ability to review the RAM and Safety work provided by junior level engineers or subcontractors
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.