Principal Systems Engineer

Recruiter
Arcadis
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Expires
13 Oct 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent

Senior / Principal Systems Engineer - Rail - London (SOU0010Z)

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate ???3.4 billion in revenues.

Our talented people work across our business lines in Infrastructure, Water, Environment and Buildings, and across geographies, to provide real-life solutions to today's most complex challenges. In doing so, they enable us to fulfil our passion to improve the quality of life and be recognized as the best in everything that we do, while delivering on our mission to create exceptional and sustainable outcomes for our clients in natural and built asset environments.

We have an enviable reputation in the delivery of some of the UK's most prestigious and challenging infrastructure and building projects. We work on behalf of Transport for London, Network Rail, Crossrail, Government agencies, Major Contractors and Developers throughout the UK to deliver design services from RIBA Stage 1 to 6.

As part of the strategic growth plans and the recent project awards we are seeking to recruit a Senior Systems Engineer with a proven track record in the control and delivery of a range of projects.

Minimum Academic Qualifications:

• BEng/BSc Degree in Engineering, MEng / MSc preferred

• Chartered Engineer (CEng) or working towards it

Essential Experience:

• Experience with DOORs is an essential requirement

• Scope definition; requirements; and interfaces environment.

• Experience of working safely in the railway industry.

• Requirements management with good working knowledge of requirements management tool (i.e. DOORS, Comply serve).

• Experience of verification and validation principles and management activities.

• Issues, risks and assumptions definition and management.

• Configuration management and change control.

• Good understanding of various sub-elements i.e. RAM, ESM, HF, EMC etc.

• Understanding of generic system design philosophy and lifecycle from concept through to commissioning.

• Experience of delivering multi-disciplinary projects

• Experienced in leading, and working with, people from varied backgrounds and cultures.

Key Responsibilities:

• Accountable for the effective delivery of the Systems Engineering elements of Projects to time, to the require quality and budgets.

• Managing requirements, interfaces, assumptions, risks, issues, system architectures and process development

• Undertaking consultancy assignments and providing advisory support to Clients and contribute to formulation of design concepts and approaches.

• Review tender documentation and produce methodologies, deliverables and programme

• Present design solutions in meetings with clients and contractors

• Planning the delivery and resource requirements to the assigned project/s.

• Accountable for the effective delivery of the assigned tasks and deliverables of Projects to time, to the require quality and budget

• Maintain good relationships with client's key representative, and contribute to the marketing / networking of the company to potential customers

• Contribute to the overall team development and growth through strategic inputs

Additional responsibilities:

• Providing technical advice, leading by example to achieve company goals and championing a quality culture

• Communicating with team members to ensure that they understand, and become engaged with, the project strategy, brief and client requirements

• Continually looking to enhance productivity through improved processes, procedures and systems

• Communicating effectively with all stakeholders to ensure that all parties are kept informed on all relevant matters impacting and influencing projects

• Working to ensure maximum client satisfaction, championing client care and proactively working with the client

What Do We Offer?

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

  • Pension matched to 8%
  • Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Annual Leave
  • Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid
  • Tax Free Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Additional Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Birthday Vouchers
  • Tax Free Share Purchase Scheme
  • Long Term Service Awards
  • Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make!

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