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Railway RAMS engineers (Europe)

IKOS is the European leading consulting firm specialized in railway engineering. We are committed to participate in the ecological transition and to develop the means of transportation of the future that are safe and durable. With 1,500 consultants on our team, supported by our R&D hub IKOS Lab, we provide you the opportunity of an international career in a multicultural environment. The Group currently holds 25 offices in 13 countries (France, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, the UK, the USA, Israel, Portugal, Morocco and Canada). Since our creation in 2005, we strive for excellence to meet our clients’ needs in signalling and control systems, rolling stock, low voltage and telecoms, energy and high voltage, as well as infrastructures and tracks.

We are looking for you!

We are constantly looking for new ways to accelerate performance of our clients around the globe providing them with the best services. If you want to be part of our big family, contributing to shape the future of the railway industry, this is the right opportunity! IKOS is constantly seeking RAMS railway engineers keen to take part in our missions throughout their country or abroad.

Everyone has an impact: come and make the difference with us!

Your Job

You know best where your strengths are.

If you are a specialist or a generalist, expert or junior RAMS engineer - we are looking for various types of skilled new team members. Send us your application and tell us more about your motivation and skills!

Job Description

The RAMS engineer will be part of the RAMS engineering team. He/she will be responsible for application of RAM and/or Safety process within internal projects according customer requirements, contractual documents, applicable Rules and Regulations, company instructions and procedures.  He/she will represent RAMS engineering in project core team, be the first contact point for RAMS topics and act to ensure product compliance with its RAMS requirements by working in strict cooperation with system and SW engineers, suppliers, V&V engineer and external entities (customer, assessors etc. as applicable). 

Main tasks and responsibilities
  • Prepare project RAMS deliverables according the program;
  • Review and understanding of contractual RAMS requirements;
  • Set up, follow up and document project RAM design and demonstration plan;
  • Perform reliability prediction modelling of railway vehicle and apportion RAM requirements to lower system levels accordingly through the application of RBD, FMECA and internal techniques;
  • Define maintenance and LCC strategy to optimize maintenance costs;
  • Review suppliers’ RAMS documentation and handle non compliances with the support of the project team;
  • Perform reliability calculations and maintenance calculations to verify product design;
  • Set up RAM demonstration plan and FRACAS procedures in cooperation with project management and field team;
  • Set up Safety assurance process and ensure it is followed along project lifecycle by all the involved actors;
  • Perform typical analysis (Hazard identification, risk assessment, hazard analysis, OSHA, etc.) as foreseen in EN50126 v-cycle model;
  • Define, distribute and verify safety requirements for the product and its elements




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