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Principal CCS Engineer

£69000 - £79000 per annum
14-11-2023 09:27 AM
We are currently dealing with a safety, standards and research body for Great Britain’s rail network who are looking at expanding the Control, Command Signalling (CCS) team in London by recruiting a Principal CCS Engineer. Within the role the you’ll develop and guide standards, getting involved in research, and then implementation of standards whilst also working on project level. As the  Principal Control, Command, Signalling and Communications Engineer you’ll provide professional expertise to support delivery of standards and related Digital Signalling projects where specialist technical knowledge of ERTMS/ETCS technology and its implementation, as well as railway operating systems including Traffic Management and driver advice and support systems is required. Typical job duties for Principal CCS Engineer can include, but are not limited to:

  • Author new and revised publications and standards, including Railway Group Standards and Rail Industry Standards, and support the development of European and International standards (through collaboration with BSI, CEN, CENELEC, ISO and IEC).
  • Manage the development and application of people and processes to derive operational scenarios and requirements that support ERTMS/ETCS deployments
  • Lead on and develop operational concepts, requirements and rules for ERTMS/ETCS and other digital systems including managing changes and deviations
  • Lead and support the application of system modelling, analysis and requirements capture techniques and facilitate industry consensus on emerging requirements, rationale and guidance across a wide range of railway operational systems and the context in which they exist, including the detailed impact that these systems have on the railway system.
  • Chair industry meetings as required
  • Deputise for the Professional Head of CCS&C when required.
  • Set objectives, monitor and provide feedback for direct reports to support individual and team growth 

Job Requirements
  • Experience in the rail transport sector.
  • Experience within Rail Signalling
  • Experience of developing requirements
  • A detailed knowledge and understanding of ERTMS/ETCS technical and operational applications
  • An understanding of current and emerging programmable electronic system technologies as applied to railway control, command and signalling, and operations
  • Experience with document revision/change control work processes
Company Benefits

  • 30 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • 75% of train travel into work up to £2,000
  • Company bonus up to 13% of your basic salary
  • Employer will contribute 12% to your pension

As mentioned, this role is based in London, with a requirement of 2 days a weeks in the office, so could suit candidates in the surrounding areas such as Kent, Surrey, Essex or Hertfordshire. If this role is of interest, then don’t hesitate to contact Sebastian at Critical Project Resourcing.

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