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Assistant/Graduate Systems Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

York/Manchester/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.

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We currently have a new opportunity for an Assistant/Graduate Systems 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.


This role can be based from any of our UK office locations with significant flexibility to work from home.


Main Duties

The Assistant/Graduate Systems Engineer will be accountable for supporting the delivery of high quality Systems Engineering services to our clients, including:

  • Supporting the Delivery of Systems Engineering aspects of projects which may include (depending on individual competence):
    • Requirements Engineering (RE).
    • Integrated Systems Design (SD).
    • Systems Analysis e.g. Functional, Physical, Performance.
    • Systems Modelling.
    • Systems Integration (SI).
    • Product Integration.
    • Design to Cost / Value Engineering (DtC).
    • Configuration and Change Control Management (CM & CC).
    • Verification and Validation (V&V).
    • Specialist Systems Engineering discipline activities (e.g. Safety, Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, EMC, Human Factors, etc.)
  • Delivery of Systems Engineering Deliverables within time and budget.
  • Maintaining competence framework For Systems Engineering Resources
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships all external parties to enhance the reputation of the company
  • Working collaboratively with Project teams and stakeholders
  • Supervising Systems Engineering Technicians



Knowledge of Systems Engineering on Large Railway projects including at least some of the following:

  • Requirements and V&V
  • Systems Integration
  • Interface management
  • System Architectures
  • Common Safety Method
  • Interoperability
  • Security
  • Human Factors



  • Engineering Degree (Post graduate qualification in Systems Engineering desirable)
  • Flexibility in working hours will be required to meet the demands of the role
  • Ability to travel to client sites and other SYSTRA offices will be required
  • Ability to work from home




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

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