Senior Systems Engineer in Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Senior Systems Engineer

Location - Birmingham

Salary - £70-72,000 per annum on a 12 month rolling contract

My client is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to work with one of the biggest rail projects in the country. The role is paying a salary of in between £70-72,000 per annum dependant on experience on a 12 month rolling contract.

Accountabilities:


  • Manage and guide the area teams Civil and Rail Systems PSCs delivering the MML design, drawing on expertise from within the project to deliver a design that meets the client requirements
  • Engage with the development directorate and the Infrastructure (ID) along with the internal stakeholders to deliver a level of assurance appropriate for the MML designs at hybrid bill stage.
  • Lead the provision of expert technical and engineering input from a railway systems perspective to support the Hybrid Bill design through parliament including additional provisions, freedom of information requests, and technical requests.
  • Ensure the Hybrid Bill designs for the project, specifically MML, meet the requirements of the 'end state' railway in terms of functionality, operability and reliability
  • Work with Civil and Rail systems PSCs as well as the interfacing parts of the project to deliver an integrated system that supports the Train Service Specification.
  • Identify, assess and manage project wide design risks
  • Identify opportunities to reduce capital cost and whole life cost and progress these through to realisation

  • Knowledge required:


  • Degree in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering or relevant industry experience
  • Chartered engineer (or equivalent relevant experience).
  • Extensive knowledge of railway operations / engineering design principles required to achieve optimal design outputs.
  • Detailed knowledge of conventional railway systems and an appreciation of High Speed railway systems and their differences.
  • Working knowledge of Systems Engineering Principles including Requirements Management, RAMS, Systems Integration
  • Working knowledge of the Technical Specifications for Interoperability and relevant Notified National Technical Rules

  • Skills and experience required:


  • Ability to carry out robust independent checks on a wide variety of designs and produce, interpret and assess specifications, standards and technical reports.
  • Ability to resolve complex design problems, demonstrating a tenacious approach to tackling problems whilst maintaining attention to detail.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with a range of multidisciplinary stakeholders, demonstrating excellent influencing skills.
  • Ability to communicate, engage and influence a variety of stakeholders through working within a matrix organisation.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills, strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Strong team management, planning and organisational skills, and the ability to deliver under pressure to meet tight deadlines whilst gathering input from other functions.

  • If this is something that interest you than apply now or contact Sam Wilson on <phone number removed> to discuss further.

    We look forward to hearing from you.

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