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RAMS / System Assurance - Senior Consultant

  • Role type
  • Full time, Permanent

  • Location
  • Singapore

Job Description


Ricardo Rail is seeking a RAMS/System Assurance specialist to perform the role of Senior Consultant. This position will provide expertise and advice to a variety of customers in the rail sector on complex and critical issues. The role is to be filled by an experienced specialist who not leads technically but also project manages. The successful candidate will also be expected to work within client organisations across various South East Asian locations (although primarily Malaysia and Singapore) and be an ambassador for the company.

As a technical specialist you will provide assistance to customers using RAMS analysis techniques such as FTA/ETA, FMEA, HAZOP, RBD and SIL.

As a project manager for relevant projects within your area of expertise you will be required to manage the delivery of the work to the client within the defined timescale, cost and quality.


  • Provide RAMS / System Assurance expertise and advice to Ricardo Rail and external customers on good engineering practice, potential solutions, railway standards
  • Lead the delivery of projects, including attending meetings with clients and other stakeholders
  • Interface with other domain experts from other disciplines within the Ricardo Rail business, for example Railway Operations, Rolling Stock, Power Supply, and Civil Engineering
  • Manage and deliver RAMS / System assurance projects to meet the defined time, cost and quality and manage the client relationship
  • Maintain your own competence and knowledge at the forefront of the RAMS / System Assurance community.


  • Be degree educated in a suitable discipline and have membership in a relevant professional institution
  • Minimum of 5 to 8 years of experience in System Assurance (RAMS) Engineering and minimum 5 years of SA experience specific to Power Supply Systems, Electrical Services, Mechanical Services (in Railway domain)
  • Proficient in RAMS and System Assurance including a clear track record of projects delivered against the EN5012x family of standards.
  • In-depth understanding of EN50126 & EN50129 and Engineering Safety Management (ESM); understanding of EN50128 & IEC61508 highly desirable
  • Ability to prepare professionally presented, structured, and concise written business documents.
  • English: Fluent in speaking and writing
  • IT literate - must be proficient in MS Office suite and appropriate specialist software, e.g. FTA & RBD software applications


  • Be able to demonstrate success in relationship building
  • Be able to liaise with customers to maintain continuous communication in the development and implementation of projects to ensure a uniformity of purpose and common targets
  • Have proven planning, problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to work with other team members to identify practical and effective resolutions to performance issues and guide and/or coach others in the resolution of problems
  • Be flexible to travel as required


Ricardo is a global strategic, technical and environmental consultancy and specialist niche manufacturer of high performance products. We also provide independent assurance services in the rail sector.  With a century of delivering excellence and innovation, we employ over 3,000 professional engineers, consultants and scientists world-wide.

Our activities cover a range of market sectors including passenger car, commercial vehicle, rail, defense, motorsport, motorcycle, off-highway, marine, clean energy and power generation.

Our client list includes the world’s major transportation original equipment manufacturers, supply chain organisations, energy companies, financial institutions and government agencies.

Guided by our corporate values of respect, integrity, innovation and passion we enable our customers to achieve sustainable growth and commercial success.

Ricardo is committed to ensuring there is no discrimination against any job applicant on the grounds of race, colour, nationality or national or ethnic origin, gender or marital status, disability, gender change status or sexual orientation, religion or philosophical belief, political belief, trade union activity or age.