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Systems Specialties, Technical or Domain Expertise Engineer

Toronto, Ontario


Aversan Inc. (www.aversan.com) is a reputable Engineering Company that provides expertise in Systems Integration, Product Design/Development and Software/Product Testing for highly regulated industries including Digital Health, Medical Devices, IT and Aerospace.  We are currently seeking a qualified Technical or Domain Expertise Engineer to work on leading edge technology products. The successful candidate for this position will be a part of highly motivated and highly technical work environment that feeds off the collective energy of a team-oriented workplace.

Location: Toronto, ON(Hybrid)


  • Ensure that the Safety Engineering activities are executed in accordance with the company’s process, applicable industry standards and best practices;
  • Perform hazard identification studies (HAZID, HAZOP), hazard analyses (PHA, SHA, OSHA, FTA), safety analyses (FFMEA, FMECA, FSA) and hazard management;
  • Define safety requirements; analyze and evaluate design compliance with safety requirements and safety principles;
  • Review the adequacy and completeness of the safety evidences and produce the corresponding Safety Case artifacts;
  • Provide technical safety leadership to the project Safety Engineering team; work as part of an integrated project team, promoting the company's safety policy, best practices and train other staff;
  • Report directly to the Manager, RAMS Engineering and liaise with the Chief Safety Architect.


  • B.Sc. in Electronics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent; 
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in a senior technical role in train control systems or automation in other industries such as aerospace, defense, automotive, medical or nuclear ;
  • Knowledge of railway signaling systems, train control systems, fixed and moving block signaling principles, relay-based and/or computer-based interlocking design; 
  • Good understanding of systems engineering, software engineering and functional safety; 
  • Detailed knowledge of system safety lifecycle, system requirements definition, safety design concepts (system and software),safety and risk analysis; 
  • Extensive experience with safety standards (CENELEC, IEC, IEEE, MIL), best practices, safety methods and techniques (HAZID, HAZOP, PHA, SHA, OSHA, FTA, FMEA/FMECA, FSA) and hazard management; 
  • M.Sc. in Electronics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent will be an asset;
  • Working knowledge of Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) and/or Solid-State Interlocking (SSI) will be an asset;
  • Member of Professional Engineer of Ontario (PEO) or Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) will be an asset.

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