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Functional Safety & RAM Manager/Engineer Brake Control Systems (m/f/d)

Knorr-Bremse AG

Knorr-Bremse AG

Munich, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, July 4, 2023

LOCATION: München / Deutschland | COMPANY: Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Schienenfahrzeuge GmbH | nXBrake Lab | REQUISITION ID: 2733 | Full-time | Regular


  • Re-think braking, evolve the future of braking for autonomous train operation
  • Responsible for defining and communicating safety goals and qualitative & quantitative safety requirements of the future braking systems on railway system level
  • Derive the safety functions and perform architecture driven safety & RAM analyses and synthesis adopting a model based approach and methods like STAMP, GSN etc.
  • Collaborate with Systems Engineering, analyze and evaluate system-level architectures regarding the effectiveness on RAMS objectives
  • Work with Product Management, System Engineering, CS Management, Customers, Stakeholders, and Suppliers ensuring fitness for purpose of the solution intent
  • Embrace a Leadership role – operate more through influence than authority, teaching, mentoring, and helping to improve developers
  • Working in a scaled agile environment adopting a data centric model based engineering approach


  • Minimum 5 years experience with proven track record in safety and reliability engineering of dependable systems
  • Profound knowledge of the railway system and autonomous train operation with signalling systems like ETCS and ATOoverETCS
  • Proficient in quantitative safety analyzes methods like Markov Chains, STAMP, GSN, FTA, RBD, MonteCarlo
  • Customer-centric mindset ensures that the needs of the users are first and foremost when making architectural choices
  • Operate within an economic framework when analyzing the impact of design decisions
  • Ability making effective decisions in the face of changing or unknown needs
  • Business fluent communication in English, fluent German preferred

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