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Parsons Corporation Systems Engineering Manager in United Arab Emirates

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Rail System Engineering Manager to lead and manage the engineering activities of our railway projects. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of systems engineering practices as applied to railways, along with design and management experience. The individual will also possess detailed knowledge of applicable codes and international standards, with specific expertise in signalling technologies, particularly Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC).

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Leadership and Management:

  • Lead and manage the rail systems engineering team, providing direction, mentorship, and support.

  • Coordinate with project managers, other engineering teams, and stakeholders to ensure successful project delivery.

  • Develop and implement engineering policies, procedures, and best practices.

  • Systems Engineering:

  • Apply systems engineering practices to the design, development, and implementation of railway systems.

  • Conduct requirements analysis, system design, integration, verification, and validation activities.

  • Ensure compliance with applicable codes, standards, and regulations.

  • Design and Implementation:

  • Oversee the design of railway systems, including signalling, telecommunications, and train control systems.

  • Review and approve engineering designs, plans, and specifications.

  • Manage the implementation and testing of railway systems to ensure they meet project requirements and performance standards.

  • Signalling and CBTC Expertise:

  • Provide technical expertise in signalling technologies, with a focus on CBTC systems.

  • Lead the development and implementation of CBTC solutions, ensuring safety, reliability, and efficiency.

  • Stay updated with the latest advancements and best practices in railway signalling and CBTC technologies.

  • Compliance and Standards:

  • Ensure all engineering activities comply with international standards, industry codes, and regulations.

  • Conduct regular audits and reviews to ensure adherence to engineering standards and project specifications.

  • Address any non-compliance issues and implement corrective actions as necessary.

  • Project Management:

  • Develop project plans, schedules, and budgets for engineering activities.

  • Monitor and report on project progress, ensuring timely and within-budget delivery.

  • Manage risks and issues related to engineering aspects of railway projects.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in rail systems engineering, with at least 5 years in a managerial role.

  • Strong knowledge of systems engineering practices as applied to railway systems.

  • Extensive experience in the design and management of railway systems projects.

  • Detailed understanding of applicable codes, standards, and regulations in the railway industry.

  • Expertise in signalling technologies, particularly Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC).

  • Proven ability to lead and manage engineering teams effectively.

  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification or equivalent.

  • Experience with railway operations and maintenance.

  • Familiarity with other signalling systems and railway technologies.

The ideal candidate will be a proactive leader with a track record of successful project delivery and a deep understanding of the complexities of railway systems engineering. This role offers an exciting opportunity to shape the future of railway technology and operations within our organization.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

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