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Systems Engineer-TWMA-UKDY01325968


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

We are always ready to speak to highly skilled and experienced people for our site in Derby, and, we are currently looking to recruit a Systems Engineer to join our highly specialized team.

To find out more about Vehicle Engineering in Bombardier Transportation, check out this interview with one of our Vehicle Engineers in Derby: http://uk.bombardier.com/en/careers/career-development/Meet-the-team/Vehicle-Engineering.html


The role is an unique opportunity to shape the future of strategically critical train system in a dynamic and fast paced environment on a global stage.

You will develop the long term vision and roadmap for future rail vehicle electrical power collection systems and their integration into the vehicle. You will also be accountable to review, develop and deliver solutions and innovations which deliver a competitive advantage.

Key Responsibilities and Challenges:

- Reviews technical specifications, estimates costs and schedules, plans their own work and that of others, initiates and leads engineering design programs.

- Mentors less experienced engineers while requiring little personal supervision, imparts technical expertise and experience to others, demonstrates a consistently high level of quality and personal integrity.

- Designs engineering systems and complex interfaces, gathers and analyses complicated technical data, solves system level design problems, performs system trade-off and coordination studies, creates novel design alternatives, develops reliability, safety and maintainability approaches, and decides on optimum design approach.

- Tests, demonstrates and documents system level designs, develops test procedures, leads design reviews internally and with customers, delegates works to subordinates.

- Develop the train control concept for the bids and delivery projects through analysis of the stakeholder requirements and interaction with the wider systems engineering teams.


- Previous experience in Mechanical, Electrical, power supply systems (working with System Integration). Knowledge of pneumatic control systems, Pantograph, shoe gear and high voltage systems and components would be a plus.

- Knowledge of systems engineering and development, functional integration, methods and tools. A good knowledge of product development processes and contribution to best practices is also highly desirable.

- Commercial awareness and capability to deliver cost optimal solutions.

- Ability to provide cost and schedule estimates on complicated engineering programs.

- Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills

We are looking for a talented, ambitious and enthusiastic person to join a highly skilled team. Your team player attitude, ability to make decisions and solve problems, as well planning, organizing and prioritizing work will be highly appreciated.

Why Work for Us?

Everywhere we operate, we reward effort and initiative.

You are encouraged to ask questions and empowered to make decisions.

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to create a stimulating and open workplace which fosters teamwork, fairness, respect and diversity.

We are helping create a better world.

ECO4 - the formula for energy-saving performance.

By making a difference today, we are helping create a better world for future generations. Having pioneered the philosophy of "The Climate is Right for Trains", we demonstrate this rationale by offering vehicles with practically zero emissions.

Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity

Job: Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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