Lead System Engineer ETCS

ATA Recruitment Ltd
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Systems Engineer ETCS


Up to £47,500 per annum

Are you looking for a forward-thinking company to progress your career? Then look no further!

The Company

One of the Leading Rolling Stock OEM’s in the UK is striving to provide cutting edge technology to the UK’s Rail network, while also transforming the future of rolling stock engineering.

The Ideal Candidate

You’ll be from a Rolling Stock ETCS background with the capability of building and maintain strong communication links with the Global R&D teams, the Project Delivery Teams, the Train Design Authority, the design and fitment teams and approval partners and the customer. You will also be capable of interpreting and influencing the delivery strategy based on the needs of these stakeholders.

About the role

As the Lead ETCS Systems Engineer, you will take the technical lead and support the System Engineering tasks on the various ETCS On-board projects. You will play a lead role in Customer Requirements Management, management of the technical design risk, the definition of the System and Sub-system Design, and subsequent production of detailed Product Requirements for Project Teams to implement. This will also involve the management of the technical interfaces between the ETCS system, the Train Design Authority and the internal and external Design Teams ensuring that the technical solutions meet the operational and performance requirements. You will play a major part in delivering the ETCS on-board systems within 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

About you

Being from an ETCS background, you will be experienced in Leading teams to success and delivering projects within timescales and budget constraints. You will have excellent knowledge of the ETCS Product Design Analysis and Specifications and have a great understanding of the integration of component subsystems into a single system.

The Requirements

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience) in an engineering, scientific or numerate discipline

  • Understanding and practical experience of applying ETCS standards

  • Proven track record and experience of working within the rail sector

  • Experience in providing technical leadership in demanding safety critical environments

  • Knowledge of the systems engineering life-cycle, cost awareness and awareness of processes involved in other engineering disciplines

  • Able to contribute to continuous process improvement

  • Experience of working to industry quality and safety standards

  • A demonstrable broad experience of railway technologies and their application

  • Experience in mentoring engineers working in a safety critical development environment

The Benefits

Salary up to £47,500 per annum, Company Bonus, Excellent Company Pension, Healthcare, Overtime is available, 37-hour week, Large range of Flexible benefits, 26 days holiday + BH

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