Lead System Engineer

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Job Description

Excellent Salary + Benefits Include: Excellent Pension/ Contributed Private Healthcare/Life Assurance


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Lead Systems Engineer in Hatfield we’re looking for?




Your future role
Take on a new challenge and apply your System Engineering expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to the Systems Engineering Manager, and work alongside other System Engineers.
You’ll Lead in the development and / or improvement of tools and processes within the business. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business.
You’ll specifically take care of Delivery of project solutions, but also  Support the project in the field by providing second line product support to customers.

We’ll look to you for: 
•    Ensure delivery of standardised objectives and optimum systems solutions on allocated project
•    Delivery of project solutions ensuring focus on reliability, maintainability and safety principles.
•    Work with the Systems Engineering Manager to establish matters of best practice
•    Technical team leadership for Systems Engineers.
•     Attendance at business and technical briefings


All about you
We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:

•    MSc or BSc level education in an engineering related subject, preferably control systems / electrical. engineering / systems engineering or equivalent
•    Corporate Member of an engineering institute
•    Knowledge of PTS
•    Familiarity of the UK railway safety approval processes
•    IRSE Systems or Engineering Managers licence


On a more personal level, you will also need to be:
•    Self-motivated with a desire to learn
•    Able to work independently
•    A strong team player, with effective interpersonal skills.


Things you’ll enjoy 
Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:
•    Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
•    Work with new security standards for rail signalling
•    Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
•    Contribute to innovative projects
•    Utilise our Flexible working environment
•    Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
•    Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
•    Progress towards Systems Engineering Manager
•    Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive benefits (pension, life ins., medical, + anything specific to the site e.g. free on-site parking, canteen etc).


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note
As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.
At Alstom we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need.
Alstom U.K. is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  We aim to have a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals, of different ages, genders, ethnicities, disability, LGBT, religion and/or belief.
As a ‘Disability Confident’ employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification: if you require any reasonable adjustments, please let us know.

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