Systems Engineer (Plymouth)

£40.00 - £60.00 per hour

Are you an experienced Systems Engineer looking for an opportunity to join a thriving digital rail business that is leading the way bringing the UK's rail infrastructure into the 21st century? 

Ford & Stanley - The Rail Recruitment specialists are looking for a contract Systems Engineer to work on a revolutionary project within the digital rail industry. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Systems Engineer to showcase their technical and interactive abilities on a monumental project. The aim of this role is to provide systems engineering support on a major London line on a new software system, based from our clients Derby office. This offers an exciting opportunity for experienced systems engineers to join a rapidly moving complex software and systems engineering programme delivering new Traffic Management solutions to the UK railways. 

The Opportunity

Location (s)


Role and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Engineering Manager, the main responsibilities of the role holder include, but shall not be limited to

  • Requirements Management utilising DOORS 
  • Systems Acceptance evidence collation and generation
  • Collation of design material
  • Maintenance of product baselines
  • Development of systems engineering artefacts across the engineering lifecycle
  • Production of inputs and outputs from the programme Change Control Board (CCB)
  • Ensuring quality of deliverables are in line with business governance and customer expectations
  • Driving continuous improvements into the systems engineering processes 


Candidate Requirements

  • Use of IBM DOORS
  • Systems Engineering experience on complex software integration programmes
  • Development of a broad range of systems engineering artefacts
  • Understanding of MBSE (Model Based Systems Engineering)
  • Experience of acceptance phase of programmes
  • Experience of rail industry systems engineering and product acceptance processes
  • Experience and knowledge of relational databases
  • Experience with UML or SysML 

Likely Job Titles: 

Systems Engineer, Requirements Engineer, DOORS Engineer, Software Engineer, Certification Engineer, Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, Systems Architect


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