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    12 days ago

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    12 Month Contract

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    Charlie Webster

TXM Recruit are looking for a ETCS Systems Engineer for a large Rail organisation based in Chippenham.

Purpose of Role:
The ETCS Systems Engineer will play an important role in Customer Requirements Management, management of the technical design, the definition of the System and Sub-system Design, Train Data capture, ETCS configuration data and subsequent production of detailed Product Requirements for Project Teams to implement. 

Success in the role will be measured primarily by the on-time delivery of allocated deliverables meeting quality targets as agreed with the ETCS Systems Engineering Manager.  The ETCS Systems Engineer will be expected to plan their own work within their overall agreed targets.
This role will help play a major part in delivering the ETCS on-board systems necessary as the business demands.  The role will focus on the front or early part of the lifecycle activities of the System Engineering process for all ETCS on-board projects.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Customer Requirements Elicitation, Capture and Analysis
  • System Requirements Elicitation and Specification
  • System Design, Analysis and Specification
  • Product Requirements Specification
  • Management of Interface Risk
  • Train Data Capture
  • ETCS Configuration Data
  • Support the technical Management of the Train Design Authority & internal and external Design teams to achieve coherent design solutions
  •  Support the owners of all Technical Interfaces
  • Product Design Analysis and Specification
  •  Integration of component subsystems into a single system
  • Supervision of Configuration and continuous improvement of test rigs in support of system integration
  • Analysing competing technical solutions
  •  Working within a Configuration Control system (including raising and applying Change Requests etc.)

Role Requirements:
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience) in an engineering, scientific or numerate discipline (essential)
  • Knowledge of the systems engineering life-cycle, cost awareness and awareness of processes involved in other engineering disciplines (essential)
  • Understanding of project delivery processes (ideal)
  • Proven track record and experience of working within the rail sector (preferred)
  • Experience of safety critical systems (preferred)
  •  Able to contribute to continuous process improvement (essential)
  • Experience of working to industry quality and safety standards (essential)
  • Understanding and practical experience of applying railway or ETCS standards (ideal)

Please note this role falls OUTSIDE IR35 so if you are interested in your next contracting role please click 'APPLY' and we will be in touch.