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Parsons Corporation Systems Design Manager in Burnaby, British Columbia

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Job Description:

We are looking for a Systems Design Manager to oversee the full technical scope of major rail transportation infrastructure (Fully Automated Light Rail) projects in Vancouver, BC. Parsons is a proven designer-builder-developer that offers full vertical integration to our industry partners at all levels including project design and construction on major transit projects. We are respected by our clients as an organization with strong technical skills, and solid project delivery and performance.

If you are a seasoned technical design manager or project manager and are passionate about design, we would like to talk with you! We are looking for a great leader to join our team; one that inspires loyalty and commitment, with experience in the pursuit capture process and project execution process to lead technical teams.

What You'll Be Doing:

In this technically focused role, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing managing design development from the concept stage through to start of service. The Design Manager will manage the full rail systems scope , including developing a detailed design schedule, and ensure the project has a successful start-up and sufficient staffing to achieve the targets. You will be expected to support the design process through the project, overseeing and directing technical resources, managing priorities, monitoring the technical aspects of the project, coordinating with contractors and owners, and performing design management functions through construction.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, with P.Eng. license

  • 15+ years of design or project management experience in rail systems or similar industries

  • Must have a proven track record of successful delivery in major project executions as the Design Manager

  • Experience meeting operational business goals and strategizing on market development.

  • Considerable experience in client management, win strategies, and contract management

  • The incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background, as well as previous project management experience on similar or related projects.

  • Location: Vancouver, BC.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Understanding of Systems Engineering principles per IEEE/ISO/IEC 15288-2023

  • Experience with GOA 4 rail transit systems

  • Experience managing staff in an dynamic environment and achieving challenging schedules and technical requirements

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.

Salary Range:

$74,800 - $139,000

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!

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+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

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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