About Us

At skyTran, we are an ambitious team who hates traffic. We are building a breakthrough magnetic levitation transportation technology to reduce commute times by 4x. Our mission is to build mobility that delights riders, connects communities and develops beautiful and livable cities.  

Benefits:  

  • Health/dental/vision (90% coverage for employees, 80% for dependents) 
  • Industry competitive compensation and stock option plan 
  • Unlimited time off and sick days 
  • Relocation assistance provided if applicable 
  • Subsidized Lunch Program 
  • 401K 
  • Performance management program and career development support 
  • Generous holiday schedule 
  • Rest Days and Mental Health Days 

Job Summary:

The Safety and RAM engineer is part of the RAMS team and will work closely together with the engineering team, ensuring that the design solutions meet our high requirements to safety and RAM. Your tasks will be vital in the certification process for the system, and you will be central in the dialogue with our independent safety assessor.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct Safety and RAM studies of all relevant systems and functions, including functional safety.
  • Examples of analysis methodologies to be used:
    • DFMEA
    • FMECA
    • HAZID
    • Safety barrier analysis
    • Fault tree analysis
  • Establish and follow up Safety and RAM requirements for the system
  • Participate in design reviews with engineering and SW team
  • Assess design alternatives based on risk assessments and RAM evaluations.
  • Give support to maintenance planning
  • Manage the project’s hazard log

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited course of study in engineering or physics
  • 10+ years of experience in Safety and RAM analyses.
  • Experience with standards for functional safety
  • Experienced facilitator of DFMEAs, HAZIDs, FMECAs and fault tree analyses
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Experience with innovative engineering projects where safety requirements went beyond existing standards.
  • Familiarity with rail and automotive standards.

Why skyTran

We are a tight-nit and ambitious team - our motto is "One Team, One Ride". Everyone is valued for their contributions and has a responsibility to both challenge and support the team. We overcome challenges and enjoy victories together.

Inclusion is a core part of skyTran’s vision, and valuing all voices is a key company value. skyTran is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

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