Systems Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

York, Birmingham or Manchester, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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Around the world, SYSTRA’s specialists plan, design, integrate, test, commission, project manage and deliver mass transit and mobility solutions that are relied on by more than 50 million people every day.

For more than 60 years, the Group has been committed to helping cities and regions contribute to their development by creating, improving and modernising their transport infrastructure with sustainability, accessibility and innovation at the heart of our designs. With over 8,250 colleagues globally and around 1000 in the UK & Ireland we are growing significantly and seeking out the very best talent to join the SYSTRA signature team and be part of leading the way in infrastructure design.


Main Function of Job

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Systems Integration Engineer to join our growing Systems Engineering team. This position will suit a committed and ambitious engineer who can demonstrate strong leadership and interpersonal skills combined with commercial awareness and the ability to play their part in growing a dynamic high-performance team.


Main Duties

The Engineer - Systems Integration will be responsible for delivering high quality Requirements, integration, interface management and verification & Vvlidation services to our clients, including:

  • Implementing processes to capture, manage, validate and measure the quality of Requirements.
  • Ensuring traceability from client needs to detailed engineering requirements through application of a requirements structure.
  • Working closely with Stakeholders to elicit requirements, ensuring the resulting requirements are clear, concise, unambiguous and achievable.
  • Work with projects to ensure robust evidence for the validation and verification of Requirements.
  • Implementing systems, processes and using industry standard tools (e.g. DOORS) to support integration, requirements and V&V.
  • Promoting the use of good practice requirements management, interface management, integration and V&V principles throughout project teams.
  • Delivery within time and budget.
  • maintaining and developing competence in line with systems competence framework
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with external parties to enhance the company reputation.
  • Working collaboratively and integrate with Project teams, stakeholders and third parties.


Specifically for this role, the key for the systems integration engineer is to consider whether or not the system they are responsible for delivering can be installed, operated and maintained in such a manner to not impact upon the safety or members of the public, passengers or operators/maintainers so far as is reasonably practicable.

The post holder is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that systems processes are applied appropriately on their projects/programmes
  • Scaling/tailoring of systems engineering and integration processes, products and tools suitable to the needs and requirements of projects.
  • Acting as technical translator between discipline specific engineering teams and engineering managers, project managers and project sponsors/clients.
  • Supporting the development of the Systra systems integration team in the UK and overseas
  • Ensuring the application of appropriate controls and technical assurance in development, design, production through to entry into service.
  • Ensure appropriate technical resources are allocated to the project
  • Implementing training plans and general awareness of staff in safety
  • Performing hierarchical safety checks and also ensuring that each line manager does the same
  • Support the technical director to ensure overseas production centres are briefed on all relevant standards, guidelines and procedures


  • Knowledge of the DOORS™ Requirements Management system
  • Demonstrable Requirements Engineering experience
  • Flexibility in working hours will be required to meet the demands of the role


Our three core values: Excellence, Connected Teams and Bold Leadership are kept at the heart of everything we do. We strive for the highest levels of technical excellence, achieving the best results through teamwork, both locally and internationally, and reward innovative thinking through encouraging all colleagues to think as leaders. We offer clear and well supported pathways for career development and qualification attainment, a competitive remuneration package including a bonus and private healthcare, an electric car scheme and a broad suite of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Because we value who you are as much as what you do, we want you to feel supported at work. We offer hybrid working, balancing the benefits of working from home with time in our modern, well-equipped offices for that crucial in-person contact, team development and collaborative working. We also recognise that life doesn’t always run to the same schedule for everyone, so we have a dedicated flexible working policy to support you in tailoring your work life to reach your full potential, for more details on this, please get in touch.

Diversity & Inclusion

We provide a warm welcome and encourage applications from a diverse range of people who can enrich our company and offer perspectives which will drive better solutions in a truly inclusive environment. Our employee led working groups and clearly defined strategy help us to keep at the leading edge of important issues and keep us accountable. We want our colleagues to feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work and continually seek new ideas and contributions to ensure we continue to grow and develop in this space.


It’s no surprise that people do their best work when they feel physically and mentally supported. Our SYSTRA Wellness Programme offers a wide range of support; from Wellness champions, to free health checks, healthy eating workshops and regular seminars, alongside access to a wide range of external support. We offer two paid days for charity work and an ever-growing social calendar.

Apply and find out more about how Systra can support you in your career journey. If you require any adjustments to support you in your application or interview process please email:  where your request will be treated confidentially and with respect. We pledge to offer an interview to any candidates with a disability who apply for a role and meet the minimum criteria.

As we are always looking to expand our team, we would still be interested in hearing from you if you fulfil most, but not all, of the relevant criteria for the role – you could still be just what we are looking for.