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Principal Train Control & Systems Engineer

Country/Region:  US
Field:  Engineering

San Francisco, US

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  10-15 years

At SYSTRA, one of the world's leading company in Mass Transportation and Mobility, we strive for excellence to meet our client's needs, prepare mass transit for tomorrow and we innovate to propose ever more resilient solutions. We commit to put people who join us at the heart of design and improve transport efficiency.

With a presence worldwide, SYSTRA Group will provide you the opportunity of an international career in multicultural environments. 

SYSTRA Consulting (USA) is a dominant force in the US in rail and transit consulting services and construction management. As we are growing, this is time to be a part of this challenging adventure. 

Our headquarters is in midtown Manhattan with a major office in New Jersey, Philadelphia, Washington and Los Angeles.

SYSTRA is seeking a Principal Train Control/Systems Engineer.  The position is located in San Francisco, CA, permanent full time position.



  • Develops or oversees:
    • Design, installation, system test, commissioning and operation start-up of train control and related systems, such as automatic train control systems, vital microprocessor and relay-based interlockings, signal circuit drawing, wayside and onboard interfaces, integrated control centers, communications
    • Systems engineering as a system life-cycle discipline;
    • System functional or detailed designs in accordance with project requirements;
  • Technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating Train Control and systems design and deployment activities (includes the review of scope, schedule, and budget)
  • Delivers value-added engineering solutions, products, and support to customers for train control and systems projects
  • Engineering management of train control and systems engineering projects;
  • Analyze and review the design requirements to ensure match with customers' specifications
  • Follow QA/QC policies and practices and Identify possible quality and safety issues within the scope of the project.
  • Provide technical advice regarding design, construction, or program modifications
  • Participate in developing proposals, including technical design and cost estimates and participate in client presentations to secure new work
  • Ensure engineers/designers are following and carrying out work under correct and relevant federal, state, local, and industry standards.


Minimum of ten years of relevant experience.  Experience with contractors and CBTC suppliers, desirable

BS or MS in relevant Engineering field (mandatory)


Experience:  15

SYSTRA offers a range of competitive benefits including health insurance, life insurance, PTO, 401 (k), commuter assistance program, and more! SYSTRA is an equal Opportunity Employer.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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