RAMS Safety Engineer

APN Software Services

United States Remote

Full time

US$50-55 (hourly)

Software Developer

Jan 25

Position Overview 

Do you have a passion for Functional Safety? Do you enjoy working hand-in-hand with talented designers to deliver safe solutions meeting customer needs? Are you an advocate for process adherence who ensures that the job gets done right? You have ample experience as a software developer of Safety Critical systems? Do you want to join an Engineering company which offers many growth opportunities nationally and internationally? Then apply for the position of SW RAMS Engineer with Siemens! 

In this role, you will incorporate RAMS management throughout the entire lifecycle of product development, from a use case definition, RAMS planning over requirement clarification, design, software development, verification, validation, field test, pilot projects, product qualification, safety case to independent safety assessment. 


- Establish system requirements with regard to reliability, availability, maintainability and safety using customer requirements and country-specific legal standards; 

- Ensure that necessary documents (hazard analyses, fault tree analyses, safety cases, etc.) are available for approvals 

- Act as the intermediary between the project and approval authority; support project execution by coordinating requirements with the Project Manager, Systems Engineers, Suppliers and Customers 

- Ensure process adherence throughout the SDLC within the scope of responsibility 

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience 

• At least 3 years of experience as a software developer for complex and safety-critical Railroad, Nuclear Plant, Aircraft, Automotive or similar systems 

• Experience with System and Software Development Processes 

• Knowledge of fail-safe, vital and redundant design principles 

• Minimum of 2 years on the job knowledge regarding 

• Quality assurance (processes & reviews) 

• Verification & Validation (software) 

• Ability to focus on the task at hand despite concurrent assignments 

• Knowledge of safety-critical coding standards (e.g., MISRA) 

• Collaboration and management skills 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience 

• RAMS experience 



• On the job experience with following techniques: FMEA, FMECA, RBD, FTA, Markov Chains 

• RAMS relevant standards (IEEE-1483, MIL-882, IEC-61508, AREMA) 

• Hands-on knowledge of Interface Hazard Analysis (EN50159) 

• Experience with Cyber Security (IEC-62443) 

• Working in an international environment 

• Customer interaction 

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