SIG Engineer (F/H)

Country/Region:  FR
Field:  Engineering

Paris, FR, 75015

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  02-05 years
Job number: 

SYSTRA is one of the world's leading engineering and consultancy groups specialising in public transport and sustainable mobility. With over 10,300 employees, SYSTRA's mission is to design safe and sustainable transport solutions to bring people together, develop social inclusion and facilitate access to employment, education and leisure throughout the world.


For 65 years, the Group has been working alongside cities and regions to contribute to their development by creating, improving and modernising their infrastructure and transport systems, throughout the life cycle of their projects. SYSTRA is involved from the earliest stages of design through to the testing, deployment and maintenance phases. The company provides all its services in over 80 countries worldwide and generates 74% of its turnover internationally. With its new services, SYSTRA supports its clients and partners in their digital, ecological and energy transition, in order to invent the mobility of tomorrow.


Following the new international organization of SYSTRA, a transverse department “Business Lines and Production” has been created with the main goal to support the international business growth. BLP has a “Technical Coordination & Delivery” team which manages Digital Engineering operationally on railway infrastructure projects with the different entities of the Systra Group, and its objective is:


  • Organization of the production scheme involving several engineering centers ;
  • Support for engineering centers to adapt their development within the Group ; 
  • Project processes set-up and verification of their application ;
  • Production of deliverables according to the standards of the country where the project is located. 

Main duties

The GIS engineer is part of the “Technical Coordination & Delivery” team. He/She reports operationally to the SIG Manager, his/her missions are : 


  • Participation in the definition of the GIS service offering (Geographic and Schematic) within the department ;
  • Define the operational content of the project, such as :
    • Clarify needs during the project preparation phase ;
    • Describe the strategy and the necessary objectives through the establishment of project documents (plan and process) ;
    • Data translation between CAD/GIS, export, translate and load (ETL) operations using FME and custom geoprocessing scripts ;
    • Supervise the completion of projects and check the quality of deliverables ;
    • Implementation of training adapted to the project needs ;
    • Support to the SIG Manager, business managers and technical coordinators.
  • Advanced skills with one or several GIS software programs, including scripting, programming, modeling and design :
  • Ability to design and maintain GIS databases and other database formats such as Microsoft Access, SQL, dBase, etc. ;Ability to assess data anomalies, software issues and program design flaws with teams, and take appropriate action to make the project work ;Ability to document specific information about project data in the metadata file ;
  • Ensure technological monitoring in the GIS field.


Master degree / Engineer in General engineer

Other degrees

Technical skills

  • Technical skills: experience in leading and carrying out GIS projects in railway infrastructure.
  • Tools : 
    • GIS : ESRI (GeoBIM, Indoors), ArcGIS (dektop, mobile et server) et QGIS.
    • ETL : FME, Talend.
  • Good experience with CAD/BIM type Autodesk, Bentley…
  • Spirit of synthesis, capacity for restitution, good communication and coordination skills.
  • Language skills: Good English and French.

Personal qualities

  • Rigor, responsiveness, organization, proactivity, curiosity, and desire to work in a multicultural team.

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