Rolling Stock Systems Specialist (Birmingham)

Birmingham
£70,000 per annum

Are you a Rolling Stock Systems Specalist looking for a fantastic opportunity to use your wealth of knowledge to ensure that the right technology and systems are placed onto the next generation fleet of trains?

Ford and Stanley – the Rail Recruitment Specialists are looking for a Rolling Stock IT Specialist to join their clients team in Birmingham on a fixed term contract for 18 months 

The Role

The successful candidate will manage large scale and complicated multi-disciplinary detailed IT systems projects including cyber security implications, systems architecture and design for Electric (EMU) and Diesel (DMU) train systems and communications and data transfer on/off train to control centres from inception through to completion, delivering work that meets project requirements and company / customer satisfaction.

The Challenge

  • Ability to work in a fast moving environment, with the ability to manage conflicting priorities.
  • A self-starter with the ability to work under their own initiative and as part of a wider Transition Team.
  • Ability to draw together individual project plans into an overall Rolling Stock IT Strategy Plan

The Candidate

  • Relevant degree in engineering 
  • Understanding of the Bid/Mobilisation and transition of a TOC
  • Passion for innovative technology and design
  • Engaging style to work with key suppliers and culturally aware – Managing partners in Spain, Japan, Korea, Asia etc
  • Extensive project focused knowledge within the rail & transport industry
  • Sound understanding and experience in the application and operation of rolling stock fleet
  • H&S legislation and corporate safety procedures in transport and rail
  • Technically astute in design and requirements from train to track
  • Demonstrable successful delivery of a design, with emphasis on multi-disciplinary and multi interface projects
  • Preference for a member of the Association for Project Management and/or PRINCE 2 qualification. Knowledge of at least one discipline (Electrification, Diesel and Gauge clearance, Arch, C&S, M&E) and an ability to co-ordinate multi-disciplinary teams of designers and site/track side/depots investigation specialists and suppliers. IE network rail, RDG, CAF, Bombardier, Siemens.
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
Contract

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