Verification and Validation Manager (Railway/ CBTC)

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Operations — Engineering/production

Business industry


Minimum level of education required

Bachelor Degree

Diploma specialization

Electrical Engineer
Computer Science

Minimum level of experience required

5 to 10 years

Contractual hours

Full time




Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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Job description

  • Develop a verification and validation plan/report for a CBTC System and agree this plan with the assessor
  • Review the requirements against the intent environment and use
  • Evaluate the conformity of the development process against the European Standards including the assigned Safety Integrity Level (SIL)
  • Check the correctness, consistency and adequacy of test cases, executed tests and testing tools
  • Ensure that all the verification and validation activities are carried out
  • Carry out audits, inspection or review on the overall project as appropriate in various phase of the life cycle project
  • Give agreement/disagreement for the developed releases


  • Completed technical education as electrical or computer science engineer ETH/TU/FH or comparable
  • 8+ years of professional experience in V&V railway; it represents an advantage the knowledge of CBTC systems development
  • Proven record of self-responsible work
  • Competent in various validation approaches/methodologies and be able to identify the most suitable method or combination of methods in a given context
  • Capable of deriving the types of evidence and synthesis an overall view about fitness for purpose or constrains and limitations of the application
  • Experience in the development and certification of safety-relevant systems for railways
  • Ideally knowledge of relevant IEEE, UNISIG and EN standards
  • Ideally experience in testing and commissioning complex, distributed systems
  • Good command of English; German represents an advantage
  • Interested in establishing and applying new technologies
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