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Design Configuration Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

Birmingham, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any


The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised 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.

SYSTRA are looking to expand our Signature Team in the UK, working on high profile infrastructure projects such as Crossrail and HS2, we are building on our 50 years of success in the UK by growing our team and looking for passionate people to deliver projects across our portfolio.


We are now seeking to strengthen and grow our Engineering team in our Birmingham office, initially working as part of our Main Works Civils High Speed 2 project team, by recruiting an experienced Design Configuration Engineer.


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 Design Configuration Engineer to further their career in a highly motivated and inspirational environment.




  • Support the Configuration Manager in the development and implementation of project Configuration Management Plans
  • Implementation of the necessary Configuration Management activities for client approval in accordance with the Configuration Management Plan.
  • Ensure design teams are following the Configuration Management plan and be a Configuration Management point of contact for the design teams.
  • Review project documentation and ensure it complies with Project Requirements
  • Generate and maintain Configuration Status Reports to support project Design assurance process
  • Liaise with Requirements and Assurance Engineers in preparation of Single Assurance Pack submissions for client approval.




  • Experience in Configuration Management through the complete lifecycle of a project, ideally on a large infrastructure project
  • Engineering background (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical/Systems)
  • Expertise in railway systems engineering
  • Experience working in configuration management and document control on projects
  • Experience with large-scale infrastructure projects
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Familiar with various database tools
  • Professional Institute membership within a relevant field or working towards


In return, we offer a very competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with opportunities for flexible working and career development.


Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.


Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.

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