Software Specialist - Consultant / Senior Consultant
- Role type
- Full time, Permanent
Ricardo Rail is seeking engineers with background in Software engineering to support a range of international rolling stock projects. As a qualified software engineer, you will have familiarity in various international standards relating to fire, and understand the fire, toxicity and flammability of various materials will impact rolling stock. You will be able to use this knowledge to help clients minimise fire risks on rolling stock.
As a project manager for relevant projects within your area of expertise, you will be required to manage the delivery of your own work to the client within the defined timescale, cost and quality
To apply knowledge and professional judgement in assessing whether rolling stock systems, sub-systems or materials have been developed/supplied in accordance with international standards
To produce high quality, technically accurate reports and other documents in support of client projects within timescales and budgetary requirements
To plan and implement project and programme activities, ensuring that they are undertaken within agreed resource parameters and delivered on time
To provide support as required in business development activities, including contributing to proposals, and advise the appropriate manager of potential business opportunities identified.
Represent Ricardo Rail at industry events
Maintain your own competence and knowledge at the forefront of the fire engineering community.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Be degree educated in a suitable discipline and have membership in a relevant professional institution
Possess 4-8 years relevant experience
It would be highly desirable to have an understanding relevant software engineering codes and languages
Ideally experience in software engineering with a focus on rolling stock / rail
English: Fluent in speaking and writing. Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent in speaking and reading; fluent in writing highly desirable
IT literate - must be proficient in MS Office suite
KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
Preferably possess a signalling or rolling stock background (preferred but not essential)
Be able to demonstrate success in relationship building
Be able to liaise with customers to maintain continuous communication in the development and implementation of projects to ensure a uniformity of purpose and common targets
Have proven planning, problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to work with other team members to identify practical and effective resolutions to performance issues and guide and/or coach others in the resolution of problems
Be flexible to travel as required