Senior Systems Engineer

Last updated 15 days ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

The Senior Systems Engineer / Senior RAMS Engineer will work alongside experienced professionals within multi-disciplinary teams and will gain experience of using industry standard toolsets on a range of challenging and flexible projects. In addition to the delivery of project work, you will be expected to work on bids and proposals and support with the development of junior staff through task supervision and mentoring.

We are working on a wide variety of UK rail projects from level crossing removals and station upgrades to the largest national railway infrastructure developments. We also provide support to international projects in countries such as Australia, Canada and the United States to name but a few.

As infrastructure projects increase in complexity, there is an ever-increasing need for the application of Systems Engineering and Systems Safety Assurance across a wider range of industries, including transportation, energy and power so we also welcome applications from individuals outside the railways industry to support the growing demand for our services.

Candidate Specification:
The role is based in Croydon / London but other locations will be considered. There will be the possibility of occasional visits to site.

We are looking for adaptable, self-motivated individuals who are excellent working both individually or in a team.

We need you to be able to build and maintain good relationships with both your colleagues and external clients through excellent verbal and written communication in English.

A strong attention to detail is essential, as well as having a methodical approach to problem solving. We will expect you to draw on your previous university and employment experiences to manage your time effectively and to meet deadlines.

Academic, professional qualifications and experience:
A post graduate qualification in engineering, mathematical or science-based subject and you will have experience of leadership in the delivery of Systems Engineering and/or Safety Assurance and RAMS Engineering coupled with knowledge of the V-Model and associated processes/lifecycles in one or more of the key service areas provided by our team.

You will be a member of a relevant professional institution (e.g. IET, IMechE, SaRS, INCOSE) and either Chartered or working towards professional registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Essential competencies / skills:
Able to demonstrate application of Systems Engineering / RAMS approaches and methods on projects.
Good report writing, team leadership, team working and communication skills.
Supervision and leadership of staff in project delivery.
Competent in using standard office software to produce well-presented, coherent professional documentation.

Desirable academic, professional qualifications and experience:
Degree in a suitable engineering discipline.
Qualification in Systems Engineering.
Experience of Systems Engineering / RAMS Engineering applied through full project lifecycle.
Experience of using Systems Engineering tools and techniques (e.g. DOORS, EA) and delivery of requirements elicitation workshops.
Experience in Engineering Safety Management (e.g. CSM-RA) and delivery of HAZID/HAZOP workshops.
Experienced in developing fault trees, event trees and reliability block diagrams, FMECAs of assets and systems.
Some experience of design, production, installation and commissioning of engineering systems.
Experience of working in the rail industry for a design consultancy.

Desirable competencies / skills:
Bidding, commercial and project management experience within a consultancy.

Due to continued growth, the Systems Engineering team are recruiting a Senior Systems Engineer / Senior RAMS Engineer to support with the delivery of systems engineering and safety assurance on infrastructure and technology projects worldwide.