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Parsons Corporation Rail & Transportation Interface Manager in Burnaby, British Columbia

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Job Description:

Parsons needs your Rail and Transportation expertise in Vancouver! In this role, you will get to work with other rail & transit/systems professionals to execute new and upgraded rail system infrastructure projects for our key clients in the Vancouver area .

The Senior Systems Engineer will perform a variety of engineering tasks related to project delivery for all stages of the project including writing proposals, developing various project documentation throughout conceptual, preliminary, and detailed design stages, project management, systems engineering, and construction support for the development, integration, testing and commissioning, operation, and maintenance of complex technology systems. The systems engineer will actively support the integration of system processes and methodologies to ensure the effectiveness of total system performance. This role will involve extensive coordination with various internal and external design teams to address issues and progress project activities and deliverables.


  • Support overall project initiatives (RFP/bid stages) and systems delivery on both greenfield and brownfield projects.

  • Deliver system engineering and integration activities in accordance with ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288 and CENELEC EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129, EN 50159

  • Develop and implement systems engineering processes to manage project life cycles including systems engineering, requirements management, and interface and integration management plans.

  • Analyze the design and interface points for various Systems such as Communication Systems including communication/data networks, fiber optics distribution infrastructure, radio systems and DAS, building structured cabling, SCADA systems, passenger information systems, CCTV, telephony, security and access control systems, and station PA systems; Power Supply and Distribution Systems including traction power and substation equipment; Guideway Intrusion systems; Tunnel Ventilation systems; Power Rail/LIM Rail; Trackwork; Station design elements including fire life safety and other electrical and mechanical systems/components.

  • Interface and coordinate designs with various design disciplines including civil, mechanical, and electrical as well as external stakeholders (architects, code consultants, vendors/suppliers).

  • Develop system architectures using model-based system engineering (MBSE) tools and track/manage interfaces through registers and issues logs.

  • Support development and review of specialty engineering deliverables such as EMC, Cybersecurity, Software Quality, and Human Factors.

  • Develop design guideline manuals and technical/performance output specifications.

  • Support construction and installation activities including responding to RFIs, developing/reviewing site instructions, change orders, and claims for progress payments.

  • Support testing and commissioning (T&C) activities including development and review of T&C procedures, developing T&C schedule, performing field inspections, and witnessing T&C tests as needed to ensure compliance with design.


  • Engineering Degree from an accredited institution. An advanced degree may be preferred at this level. Incumbents typically have a BS/MS degree in engineering, technical, or scientific discipline.

  • 8+ years of related professional experience in railway projects

  • Registered (or eligible to register) as a P.Eng. in BC

  • Experience using MBSE tools such as Sparx Enterprise Architect or equivalent to develop architecture diagrams

  • INCOSE ASEP/CSEP certification an asset

  • Functional Safety certification and/or experience with CENELEC standards (EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129, EN 50159) an asset

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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