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Systems Engineer - Senior Consultant / Consultant

  • Role type
  • Full time, Permanent

  • Location
  • Yokohama

Job Description

About the Role

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Systems Engineer to showcase their technical and interactive abilities on a variety of international projects.

The incumbent will plan, drive and coordinate critical development activities including requirements definition, system requirements compliance and system change control.


Key Responsibilities

·           Implementing system lifecycle processes that are consistent with Ricardo's goals and policies
·           Tailor implementation of systems engineering lifecycle process activities (e.g. requirements, system architecture, interface management, engineering safety management, RAM, V&V, EMC, HF, performance, etc.) using a risk-based approach to meet needs
·           Working closely with the project management, project engineering and procurement to ensure that systems engineering requirements are reflected in supplier contracts
·           Plan and implement system integration activities aligned to the requirements and V&V, which will support acceptance process and taking systems into service
·           Review and approval of supply chain engineering and assurance deliverables



·           Minimum 5-10+ year's practical experience as a Systems Engineer or similar related discipline within Rail
·           A degree in a relevant engineering subject
·           Professional Engineer/Chartered Engineer (CEng) or qualifications leading to Professional Engineer/Chartered Engineer status
·           Knowledge of safety legislation and operating rules and regulations
·           Knowledge of risk management principles
·           Commercial awareness
·           Cross-discipline working
·           Robust project management experience
·           Management of teams of technical experts and suppliers
·           Considerable experience of providing professional and technical advice, guidance and support on project engineering and technical issues
·           Technical/assurance document review and approval