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Senior Assurance 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 HS2 and TransPennine Route Upgrade Project, 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 Assurance Engineer.


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


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




  • Deploy high standards of technical practice in Systems Engineering, including having a working knowledge of relevant standards.
  • Direct experience of delivering Systems Engineering/Consulting expertise across complex programs/projects.
  • Lead the capture, development, and management of requirements on major engineering programmes.
  • Lead the development and use of systems architectures through the appropriate use of tools & techniques.
  • Assist others as a Lead mentor within the Systems Engineering team.
  • A thorough knowledge of Systems Engineering processes and practices and Systems Engineering tools such as IBM Rational DOORS, MBSE tools, MS Visio etc.
  • Support the technical consultancy on RAM, System Safety, Ergonomics, EMC, performance simulation, risk and other related Systems Engineering activities.
  • Support the continuous development of a Systems Engineering Management tool kit.
  • Be able to apply pragmatic bet practice systems engineering techniques to support bids & tenders.
  • Experienced professional with skills in systems engineering, requirements management and technical assurance.
  • Experience in implementing the requirements process, controlling change and report progress
  • Provide continual subject matter expertise to ensure exceptional consulting services and client relationships are delivered and maintained.
  • Follow company safety, quality, environmental, commercial & project management procedures, relevant to the role’s responsibilities.
  • Support other lot Design/Engineering Managers.




  • Experience in Technical Assurance through the complete lifecycle of a project, ideally on a large infrastructure project.
  • Engineering background (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical/Systems)
  • Experience in railway systems engineering
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to problems solve and work flexibly.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent knowledge of DOORS
  • Strong track record of Requirements and V&V management
  • Professional Institute membership within a relevant field or working towards
  • Good information management and analytical skills.


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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