Senior Reliability and Safety Engineer


Direct Entry Job Permanent Portsmouth/Stevenage, UK

Uploaded 9 Jun 2022

Job Description

Do you love looking at the bigger picture? Are you looking for a role where you can work on projects to be proud of (analysing Mars and exploring the Earths surface)? Where training is not only provided but encouraged - not just 'on the job', but also certifications and qualifications? Where you can achieve your personal and professional goals whilst supporting your team mates?


Due to organic growth and a wealth of new projects we are looking for a RAMS (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety) Engineer. You will be joining a growing and evolving UK team (6-8), who are part of a larger transnational team of 50 at our locations of either Portsmouth or Stevenage.

This role will best suit someone with in-depth Electronics experience from industries such as rail, oil & gas, aerospace, engineering, components, RF (Radio frequency), automotive, nuclear, medical and other similar electronics industries.

As a RAMS Engineer you will be reviewing the equipment that’s going up into space, reviewing external equipment, ensuring quality standards are met and ensuring reliability of equipment.

This role comes with occasional travel, UK / European, dependent on projects and departmental needs.

Task & accountabilities :

RAMS ensures proper support to concept solutions during development and in-service phases.

The objective of RAMS is to support the design definition and assess that the products delivered by Airbus Defence and Space are dependable and safe as required by the legal and regulatory requirements, customers' specifications and in-house policies.

The primary objective of your goal is to analyse candidate designs of all space products developed in Stevenage such as major ESA and/or NASA science spacecraft launched to explore mars or analyse the earth surface or its atmosphere. You will also be involved in a wide range of product development such as propulsion subsystems, navigation, digital processors etc.

Person Specification

• In-depth Statistics and Reliability Mathematics experience and background

• RAMS engineering processes methods and tools: FMEA, Fault tree, reliability analysis

• System and equipment engineering related technical disciplines (Electronics, Electrical, Thermal, Mechanical, Operations and Software), with a specific focus on electronics and system engineering.

• Excel with VBA macro development.

• Knowledge of relevant standards (dependability and safety standards)

The successful candidate will need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.