System Engineer in Chippenham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Systems Engineer

Location: Chippenham

Pay: £400-450 per day Outside IR35 (Dependent on exp)

Duration: 6 Months plus

My Client is in the market for a Systems Engineer with a background in working with ETCS train control systems to come on board and play a major part in delivering the ETCS on-board systems necessary as the business demands. The role will focus on the front or early part of the lifecycle activities of the System Engineering process for all ETCS on-board projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Play an important role in Customer Requirements Management, management of the technical design, the definition of the System and Sub-system Design, Train Data capture, ETCS configuration data and subsequent production of detailed Product Requirements for Project Teams to implement.
  • Provide support to the management of the technical interfaces between the Siemens ETCS system, the Train Design Authority and the internal and external Design Teams ensuring that the technical solutions meet the operational and performance requirements.
  • The Systems Engineer will be expected to fulfil for allocated tasks, particularly in the earlier lifecycle activities of the allocated project;
    • Customer Requirements Elicitation, Capture and Analysis
    • System Requirements Elicitation and Specification
    • System Design, Analysis and Specification
    • Product Requirements Specification
    • Management of Interface Risk
    • Train Data Capture
    • ETCS Configuration Data
  • Support the technical Management of the Train Design Authority & internal and external Design teams to achieve coherent design solutions
  • Support the owners of all Technical Interfaces
  • Product Design Analysis and Specification
  • Integration of component subsystems into a single system
  • Supervision of Configuration and continuous improvement of test rigs in support of system integration
  • Analysing competing technical solutions
  • Working within a Configuration Control system (including raising and applying Change Requests etc.)
  • Providing estimations for system engineering activities
  • Progress reporting
  • The candidate will also be expected to maintain an appreciation of new technologies and their application to support ongoing deliveries
  • Self development with a view to professional accreditation

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledge of the Siemens ETCS Product, Product Data and Configuration Process
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience) in an engineering, scientific or numerate discipline (essential)
  • Knowledge of the systems engineering life-cycle, cost awareness and awareness of processes involved in other engineering disciplines (essential)
  • Understanding of project delivery processes (ideal)
  • Proven track record and experience of working within the rail sector (preferred)
  • Experience of safety critical systems (preferred)
  • Able to contribute to continuous process improvement (essential)
  • Experience of working to industry quality and safety standards (essential)
  • Experience of railway technologies and their application (preferred)
  • Understanding and practical experience of applying railway or ETCS standards (ideal)

If you feel as though you are the right person for this position, then please apply with an up to date copy of your CV and we will be in touch with you soon. We look forward to hearing from you!

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