Lead Product Safety System Engineer

General Electric Melbourne , FL 32901

Posted 1 week ago

Lead Product Safety System Engineer

  • GE Transportation

  • Experienced

  • Posted 11/8/2018 6:54:03 PM

  • 3081438

  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology

  • Business Segment: Transportation Headquarters

Location(s): United States; Florida, Pennsylvania; Melbourne

Role Summary:

The Product Safety System Engineer provides consultation and technical direction to design teams and management teams on near term and longer-range projects relative to product safety requirements and risk estimation and management, including applicable regulations and standards. Also considered are risk assessment of events occurring on released products.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Product Safety System Engineer for GE Transportation Digital Solutions

  • Understand and communicate regulatory requirements and industry standards, and provide interpretations to the business

  • Periodically interact with US Federal Railway Administration (FRA) for domestic issues and concerns.

  • Interact with regulatory and safety certification bodies / Independent Safety Authorities (ISA's) as needed for product accreditation for international products.

  • Review existing and anticipated product designs for GE Transportation Digital Solutions products to ensure product compliance to safety regulations

  • Develop project specific Safety Program Plans

  • Perform safety analyses such as Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA), Fault Tree Analysis, Safety Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (SFMEA), Quantitative Risk Assessments (QRA), etc. as needed

  • Provide input for development and maintenance of internal processes related to product safety


  • BS degree in Engineering, Science or other field.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience working in an engineering, safety or compliance role

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with software development including demonstrable experience in assessing software for safety risk analysis and designing functional safety and safety critical requirements for risk mitigation.

  • Knowledge of locomotive applications

  • System Engineering methodologies

  • Software design, development, and programming experience

  • Control system experience

  • Experience working with governments and regulatory agencies

  • Credentialed / Licensed Professional Engineer qualifications will be considered.

  • Experience with US FRA regulations and Association of American Railroads (AAR) standards

  • Experience using safety analysis tools and methodologies (i.e. FHA, FTA, FT Cut Sets, FMEA, QRA, etc.)

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Florida, Pennsylvania; Melbourne

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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