Functional Safety Engineer

Job Description

Emerging themes like autonomous driving raise demand for Safety experts. Do you have a passion for making the world a safer place? Do you want to work on global projects and deliver safe solutions together with other passionate engineers? Do you have the desire to get a behind-the-scenes look at transport solutions known worldwide?

If so, we would be glad to see you in our team as Functional Safety Engineer.

Safety Engineer works closely with Hazard Owners and Safety Managers. He/she checks whether the architecture of safety-related vehicle functions is suitable to meet the SAS determined in the project-specific Hazard Log.

What will you work on with us?

  • Maintain the specification of fault-free functions as the basis for interdisciplinary tests of the entire vehicle
  • Check and correct the architectures planned by the Design Engineers, Hazard Owners and other platform managers
  • Analysis and definition of safety requirements for SW, HW as well as external systems
  • Prepare risk assessment of safety-relevant train functions
  • Identification of failure scenarios and the associated safety measures
  • Prepare safety analyses and safety-relevant documentation
  • Coordinating and supporting the project team from a safety perspective
  • Presenting work results to our internal and external partners (e.g. Assessors, Homologation Manager, etc.)

What you need to join our team:

  • Higher education in electrical engineering or IT
  • Familiar with electrical and electronic diagrams
  • FMECA and FTA method knowledge
  • Experience in system modeling (e.g. MagicDraw, Enterprise Architect, Rational Rhapsody or MS Visio)
  • Knowledge of some of the following safety standards (for example TSI, CSM RA, SIRF, EN 50129, EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 61508, ISO 26262, ISO 13849) is an advantage
  • Fluent knowledge of English OR German AND Czech
  • The ability to work in a team and analytical thinking are necessary

What you get by joining us, among other things:

  • The possibility to co-design the most up-to-date vehicles for the whole world – our work is not created to be hidden away
  • We support education in various areas, for example in the form of our “Rail Academy" 
  • Signing bonus of CZK 50,000
  • Up to 33 days of paid leave
  • Freedom and healthy work-life balance (you need to be at work from 10 am till 2 pm, the rest is flexible)
  • Possibility to work from home 
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and be rewarded for them
  • A personal annual budget of CZK 24,000 or 48,000 (depending on seniority), which can be used for various leisure activities in our cafeteria
  • Special share matching program for employees who want to buy Siemens stocks

And that's not all. What more can we offer you? Click here:

If the topic of sustainable transport and modern transport-related solutions is close to your heart, then you're one of us! 🚆🌏😉

Siemens Mobility has been a leader in sustainable, reliable, and safe transport solutions for more than 160 years. We have a staff of over 700 employees in the Czech Republic. We are also home to the second-largest rolling stock development centre globally (over 350 colleagues). We work on projects for the whole world, from defining requirements to SW/HW and mechanics development, to addressing cross-cutting themes at a vehicle level.

We influence the lives of hundreds of thousands of passengers every day. You can ride our fully automated metro in Vienna, or take a high-speed train direct from London to Amsterdam, for example. You can also often meet Taurus, the world's fastest locomotive, on Czech railway lines.

Our current projects include the construction of complete rail infrastructure and the delivery of long-distance and high-speed units for Egypt ("Suez on rails"). But we also deal with topics such as battery or hydrogen powertrains, autonomous driving, and related functional safety.

Is your CV not ready or do you need more information? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️ Contact me at 📧 or here:, where I share more about current company activities and our projects. I will be happy to add you to my contacts for potential future cooperation! 😉

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, s.r.o.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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