Senior Transport Planner - Strategic Modelling (VISUM) 1

Date: 20 Sep 2023

Location: Bangalore (IND_BAN), IN

Company: Systra

The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialized in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.


In India, SYSTRA is an international consulting and engineering company operating in the fields of Metros, High Speed Rail, Railways, Roads, Buildings, Urban planning, and Water & Environment for public and private organizations.

Our engineers work with passion to deliver the most reliable, cost-effective and made-to measures solutions allowing end users to move seamlessly.

SYSTRA’s unique expertise is backed with a reputation built through technical excellence delivered on projects. Thanks to our know-how of our employees spread across India, we are present at all stages from upstream studies to operation and maintenance. We provide a comprehensive solution to manage all kinds of missions: Detailed Design Consultant, Project Management, Independent checking services.


SYSTRA India’s comprehensive know-how and expertise in Railways provides a wide spectrum of solutions for any challenge (Building a new rail link, doubling the capacity, upgrading a network, improving the performance of existing lines, etc).

Our extensive experience encompasses, bridges, architecture and stations, Depots design, Earthworks, power supply and transmission, signalling & telecommunications, rolling stock, Utilities diversion, 3rd rail line, gauge conversion and yard re-modelling.

Our services covers the entire life cycle of a project, from upstream studies to operation and maintenance of railways infrastructures and systems.

We can design and adapt lines for any climates, speeds and axle loads and volumes. We can upgrade lines without interrupting the daily traffic in compliance with the highest standards of safety and quality.

SYSTRA in India commenced its first PMC contract with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) for Jhansi-Bhimsen project with extent proficiency and absolute quality. During Feb 2017, PMC operations of Rail division of SAI consulting were merged with Systra Group in India.




We are now seeking to strengthen and grow our Transport Planning team in  Bangalore Office initially working as part of our Main Works of Civil on UK projects, by recruiting an experienced Transport Planners.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of experience within the Civil Engineering/ Transportation/ Infrastructure sectors.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Transport Planners to further their career in a highly motivated and inspirational environment.

Main duties

  • Development and calibration/validation of transport models

  • Supporting technical report preparation for clients

  • Manage own work and continue to learn new techniques and software packages

  • Assist with assessing client requirements for modelling and related tasks

  • Preparing technical reports for clients

  • Act as technical lead on projects or modelling tasks, including overseeing inputs of junior staff

  • Skills transfer to junior team members

  • Transport Modelling Software (e.g. SATURN, CUBE, VISUM, EMME)

  • Familiarity with UK transport modelling guidance (e.g. TAG)

  • Knowledge of Economic Appraisal using TUBA, COBALT

  • Data analysis (including spreadsheets and databases) and problem-solving

  • Experienced in using Python, R, Visual Basic for Applications, or similar, to aid analysis and processing of data

  • Knowledgeable user of data analytics and mapping tools (GIS) and able to interpret quantitative transport models

  • Reporting of model results 

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Experience in helping mentor more junior colleagues.

Education & Experience

  • Around 6 years of relevant Experience

  • Master’s degree level qualification or above in relevant subject (e.g., Transport Planning/Engineering or Civil Engineering)


We commit to put people who join us at the heart of improving transportation and urban infrastructure efficiency. As we are growing, this is time to be a part of this challenging adventure.

It’s not a job - it’s a career!