Systems RAMS Engineer

Exciting opportunity to join a well-established, multinational company and advance your career further

Your new company

The company is well established, multinational company that works across a range of different sectors. They are a leading provider of systems, products and services in the defence, security and civil markets within Australia and throughout the world.

Your new role

The role involves working as Systems RAMS Engineer. The RAMS Engineer covers the Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) elements of development and support of a product or system. The RAMS engineer contributes to the product or system design by facilitating and executing the RAMS activities in according with our internal processes, necessary regulatory and legislative frameworks and customer requirements. The RAMS engineer works as part of the project teams to provide the necessary expertise to enable project teams to devise develop and maintain reliable and economically viable solutions to meet the needs of our customers.


The RAMS Engineer is responsible for performing the RAMS requirements analysis, technical studies, design tasks, systems integration, verification and engineering support activities to provide new and upgraded systems for projects and bids in the area of RAMS. Key areas of responsibility are:
  • Identify and implement RAM and Safety Assurance processes in accordance with the requirements of the Rail Safety National Law.
  • Generate RAM and System Safety Assurance Plans that lay out processes and requirements on RAM and Safety Assurance for projects from concept to completion.
  • Develop Safety Assurance Reports and Statements to justify achievement of Safety So Far As is Reasonably Practicable (SFAIRP).
  • Develop and manage Hazard Logs / Risk Register for recording Hazards / Risks associated with different project scopes.
  • Plan, organise for and facilitate Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), System & Interface Hazard Analysis (SHA & IHA)
  • Conduct Safety / Risk Assessments concerning design modifications and / or nonconformances using Safety Change Management processes.
  • Construct Safety Arguments utilising the Goal Structure Notation (GSN).
  • implementation of related engineering programs.
  • Attend and participate in regular departmental and project meetings.
  • Attend and participate in technical reviews (both internal and external).

What you'll need to succeed

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering;
  • At least 5 years’ professional experience as a Safety Assurance Engineer.
  • Demonstrated experience undertaking quantitative and qualitative analyses including as Fault Tree Analysis, Goal Structuring Notation (GSN), Event Tree Analysis and ALARP/SFAIRP demonstration;
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating or providing safety input to hazard identification / risk workshops;
  • Familiarity with the Systems Engineering life cycle and appropriate models including the Vee lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated ability in the application of safety-related standards such as AS/NZS 4801 Safety Management Systems, ISO/IEC 61508 Functional Safety of EEPE Safety Related Systems, and EN 50126/ 8/9 Specification and demonstration of RAMS to the design of systems and tools within an operational or project environment;
  • Demonstrated understanding of safety responsibilities under Rail Safety National Law and WHS legislation.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to, or call Rebecca now on 82269821.

LHS 297508 #2681212


Job Type
NSW, Sydney CBD

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Caolan OHara, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Sydney City
Level 13, Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Square

Telephone: 82269821

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