Director, Rail Systems Integration

Country/Region:  US
Field:  Consulting

Las Vegas, NV, US

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  15-20 years
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The Company 

SYSTRA delivers architecture, engineering and construction and program management services to our clients that offer public transportation, public education and public housing to our communities.


We partner with public transportation owners and operators of bridges, buses, commuter and intercity, high-speed and light rail, mass rapid transit and tunnels, helping them provide safe, efficient and reliable public transportation. SYSTRA also serves public facility authorities that provide safe, attractive, and environmentally sound public schools and offer affordable housing to communities. SYSTRA has been a trusted partner to public agencies and operators throughout the US since 1985 and employs nearly 200 personnel nationwide.


Part of SYSTRA Group, a world-leading engineering and consulting firm, SYSTRA is supported by the over 10,500 employees worldwide. Using a collaborative approach built on the firm’s value of Connected Teams, we provide our clients and partners access to the best skills worldwide via sharing information, tools, best practices, and processes.


We’re looking for a new Rail Systems Integration Director in our Systems Group to help drive the objectives and challenges our valued clients have trusted us to solve for them. 


As a SYSTRA US Rail Systems Integration Director you will join a world-class team of high-performing engineers, designers, drafters and others who work collectively to ensure client projects continue to thrive while remaining on track and budget.  The position is full time in Las Vegas embedded in the prime team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop the system integration plan for the project in compliance with the contract requirements
  • Manages interfaces between customers stakeholders, partners and suppliers and resolves all conflicts between interfaces
  • Develop requirements from references, standards, and certification inputs and ensure compatibility across all sub-systems
  • Collaborate with the project specialists to allocate transverse requirements
  • Define the system integration test strategy, supervise the system integration tests execution and follow up the open issues
  • Identify key project risks regarding the system engineering process, the interfaces and requirements and develop mitigation plans to ensure successful project delivery

Does this seem like an opportunity that you can be all aboard with in your career?  Well, here’s a little more on the required experience we’re looking for in this new teammate.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years experience on rail systems integration projects
  • Systems integration skills with an overall understanding and experience at System level (rail systems, civil, operations)
  • Experience on high-speed rail integration projects and technically knowledgeable with High-Speed Rail technologies (ETCS or similar) from design to commissioning
  • Well versed in interface management for Civil, Rolling Stock. Software-based systems, Signaling, Railway Communication, Electrification, Power Supply, SCADA
  • Strong communication/social skills able to navigate between multiple stakeholders amidst difficult situations
  • Technical team leadership experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree(s)

SYSTRA USA provides a benefits package including medical, dental, 401k and other offerings that focus on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.


SYSTRA USA is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law.        

Salary Range:  $174,200-243,800

Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas