Siemens RAMS Manager - Rail Automation in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

RAMS Manager - Rail Automation

Locations:East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Family: Engineering

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Job Description

Division: Mobility

Business Unit: Mobility Management

Requisition Number: 226995

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-East Pittsburgh

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

If you really want to make a difference - make it with Siemens.

Mobility is going digital - Siemens Mobility Division is the world's leading provider of mobility solutions that enable the efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly transport of both people and goods which help improve the quality of everyday life for millions of people on all continents.

Driven by innovation, Siemens develops intelligent solutions for the increasing digitalization of the transport sector. Our range of offerings include rail vehicles, rail automation, road traffic management systems and rail electrification. Our data-driven services offer customers value that is unique. We call this Ingenuity for Life . Come and make a difference with Siemens.

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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? Do you want to join an Engineering company which offers many growth opportunities nationally and internationally? Then apply for the position of RAMS manager 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, hardware development, test, 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 FRA guidelines;

  • Prepare and execute project safety plans in line with Siemens standards and practices. Also 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, Independent Safety Assessors, Suppliers and Customers

  • Perform RAM and Safety Analyses, FMEA and FTA to identify faults within the systems and operations

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

  • Identify safety requirements through evaluation of the software and hardware design characteristics and functions.

  • Independently manage the system safety and reliability elements of complex, technical projects

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • 2-4 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 Safety-Critical 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)

  • Minimum of 2 years on the job experience with following techniques: FMECA, FTA, PHA, Hazard Logs

  • RAMS relevant standards (IEEE-1483, MIL-882, IEC-61508, MIL-217)

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

  • Collaboration and management skills

  • Experience in writing and reviewing technical reports

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • RSIA

  • Railroad operational experience

  • Strategic thinking

  • Different management styles

  • Working in an international environment

  • Customer interaction

  • Relationship with legal authorities

Why Siemens?

In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:

-A competitive base salary

-Excellent health/vision/dental plans, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, & 18 days of PTO to start

-Extensive training along with career development

We aim to hire top talent and provide them with opportunities to earn top dollar. Siemens is a great place to have a career in an innovative environment. If you're interested in becoming a RAMS Manager with Siemens Mobility, we'll offer you the support and career advancement to make it happen!

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


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