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Senior Systems Safety Engineer

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Senior Systems Safety Engineer

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

As an international player in construction engineering and mobility services, Egis offers a unique global opportunity, combining consulting, engineering, and infrastructure operations.


Our capacity for innovation allows us to respond to the challenges of the climate and digital world, offering solutions and recognised expertise in the transport and mobility, sustainable cities, building, water, environment, and energy sectors.


The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience, a presence in 75 countries, and 18,000 employees around the world.


Egis Transport Solutions (ETS), a business unit of the Egis Group, brings together all the necessary expertise for guided urban transport and heavy rail systems.  Our business provides a full range of consultancy services from initial project feasibility to delivery, commissioning and closeout.  We deliver design and resource solutions to our wide range of clients ensuring safe and successful delivery.


We are now looking for a Senior Systems Safety Engineer to  support the railway systems safety activities on major rail/tram projects within the UK and internationally. This position can be is based out of any of our UK offices, with the flexibility of hybrid working based on business need.

Job description

Typically, the role will require the following contributions:


  • Support the System Safety Manager related to the Safety assurance activities on projects.

  • Assist in the development of project specific system safety strategies to comply with the projects’ processes as well as client’s and legislative requirements.

  • Support (under mentorship) in developing system safety deliverables including systems definitions, safety plans, Hazard Identification, system status records and system safety cases.
  • Act as Technical Secretary for Hazard Identification (HazIDs), Operability study (HazOPs) and other workshops as required.
  • Produce minutes of meeting and reports following these workshops.
  • Manage System Safety Hazard Records to capture details of the identified hazards.
  • Coordinate with various disciplines and stakeholders within the wider organisation/project to source and review evidence for closure or transfer of hazards.
  • Provide key project indicator for safety activities when required.
  • Work under the guidance of the System Safety Manager to define the CSM-RA Risk Acceptance Principles to control the risks arising from each hazard and identify potential Safety Measures to make the risk associated with the hazard acceptable.
  • Support the System Safety Manager in providing compliance evidence and working collaboratively with the Client and Regulatory bodies to achieve the required Authorisations/Approvals under Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) (ROGS) Regulations, the Railways (Interoperability) Regulations 2011, Tramway Principles and Guidance (TPG) and CENELEC Standards (EN50126/8/9) as applicable.
  • Provide support in regular interface with independent assessment bodes like AsBo, NoBo, Debo and Independent Competent Persons (ICP) to ensure compliance with mandatory Rail/Tram Standards and achieve approval reports.
  • Assist in Verification and Validation (V&V) of the design & construction requirements and the functionality of the design for reliability and safety purposes.
  • Support the RAM Lead in producing RAM related deliverables like RAM Plan, RAM Requirements/Allocation Reports and FRACAS.
  • Use of document and requirement management control tools like ProjectWise and DOORS.


In order to be considered candidates must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Degree (or equivalent) in engineering or an appropriate discipline 
  • Extensive rail experience gained in a similar position.
  • Experience of supporting and delivering system safety assurance activities in a rail environment, in design and build projects.
  • Experience in delivering in compliance with CSM, Interoperability and NTSNs ,maintenance / operability requirements and standards for railway sub-systems
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team Player
  • Understanding and application of Rail standards ROGS, CSM RA, TSIs/NTSNs, ENs and TPG.
  • Willingness to travel to client offices as required.


You will need the right to work in the UK


What's in it for you:

By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you'll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

27 days' annual leave plus bank holidays

Annual Bonus depending on level.
Healthcare – Individual based on employee level
Life Assurance Bereavement Support Service
Cycle to work Scheme
Eye Care Vouchers with Specsavers
Travel Loans
Mobile Phone Allowance of £30 per month
Workplace Nursery Scheme
Electric Car Scheme
Training & Development


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion


We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom


UK wide

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required