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Requirements Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

Birmingham, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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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 Requirements 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 Requirements Engineer to further their career in a highly motivated and inspirational environment.





  • Responsible for supporting the definition of project requirements, including acceptance criteria for the design and commissioning of works.
  • Supporting the definition of design and requirements acceptance criteria for the design and commissioning of works.
  • Liaising with third party designers and contractors to ensure correct production of evidence to satisfy requirements.
  • Ensuring awareness and understanding of verification and validation processes with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Managing requirements using the DOORS database.
  • Reporting on requirements status and escalating any potential project issues or risks.
  • Monitor project scope and manage design and requirements scope.




  • Experience in requirements management through the complete lifecycle of a project, ideally on a large infrastructure project;
  • Understanding best practice for evidencing requirements and moving through the V&V cycle;
  • Engineering background (Electrical/Mechanical/Systems)
  • Expertise in railway systems engineering
  • Expertise in requirements management software DOORS
  • Ability to recognise where evidence is insufficient and identify corrective action;
  • Ability to analyse requirements systems and processes, capture the key parameters, input evidence and present to wider project.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • 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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