Specialist SISS Engineer

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Specialist SISS Engineer to join our SISS Design Team within the Siemens Rail Infrastructure CIS business located in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.

Our Team and what we do:

As market leaders across rail, road and logistics, Siemens Mobility Limited are pursuing the goal of networking various transportation systems with one another to move people and goods efficiently - complete mobility!

Rail Infrastructure offers a wide range of systems for signalling, monitoring and control, communications and electrification for main line, regional, metro and light rail infrastructure applications. By bringing together the combined expertise of UK and Germany, we offer complete infrastructure solutions tailored for our market. Siemens’ dedicated rail infrastructure team is fully committed to delivering an efficient, reliable, safe and green railway.

The Rail Infrastructure business supplies SCADA control systems as well as operational telecoms and secure network equipment, alongside other engineering solutions to rail industry operators and suppliers worldwide. We have earned a respected reputation within the industry which has developed as a result of our success in delivering great outcomes to our customers. In addition, we are leading the way within the railway industry in developing the next generation of rail technology such as Rail Electrification Control, Advanced Station Management Systems, Automation and Analytics, ETCS and Low Cost Digital Modular Signalling, so this is a phenomenal time to join the business in the development of new, exciting technologies!

Your role, and what you’ll be doing:

This role is an excellent opportunity for an individual with a passion to lead Station Information and Security Systems (SISS) design across multiple projects by creating and delivering technical solutions within agreed timescales and budgeted costs, and is responsible for the projects’ contribution to overall business performance. The individuals general and specialist knowledge and understanding will be utilised to optimise the selection and application of appropriate technologies (existing or novel) and deliver those solutions using industry best practices.

The Specialist Engineer, SISS leads in the selection, configuration and deployment of Station Information and Security Systems. These solutions will typically comprise PA, CCTV, CIS and Help Point sub-systems, monitored and controlled via a common master station to form a complete, single integrated system. Delivery will include leadership of assigned project teams to innovatively deliver customer expectations through best value engineering.

What are my Responsibilities?

  • Delivery of SISS engineering activities to the agreed time, cost, quality and performance requirements for large multidisciplinary projects.
  • Perform the role of Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE) or Contractors Engineering Manager (CEM) and lead the SISS project engineering team to deliver engineering tasks in system development and implementation, including sub-contractor deployments where applicable.
  • Responsible for the technical leadership, safe design, implementation, delivery, engineering risk and compliance of assigned projects.
  • Plan, co-ordinate and manage SISS engineering team tasks including resources and equipment, to deliver effectively and efficiently.
  • Regularly report SISS engineering progress, issues and interventions of assigned projects.
  • Lead engineering estimating activities for tenders and changes to assigned projects.
  • Ensure the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, techniques and tools are applied throughout the engineering life cycle.
  • Ensure tender and project tasks are delivered in accordance with Siemens Mobility Safety and Quality procedures and meet all applicable legislative, industry and customer requirements.
  • Initiate, develop and maintain good relationships with internal and external customers, industry associations, suppliers and partners.
  • Responsible for maintaining and developing their own professional competence and mentoring engineers through the Chartered/Incorporated accreditation process.
  • Perform other appropriate duties from time to time as requested by the business.

What experience do I need to apply for this role?

  • Degree or equivalent in relevant subject holding Chartered Engineer or equivalent status ideally with an IRSE License in a relevant category (e.g. SISS Design or Project Engineer categories)
  • Proven experience in CRE and/or CEM role for delivery of SISS projects within the Main Line, Mass Transit and Light Rail environments.
  • Proven success leading and motivating a team of SISS engineers for effective design and delivery of SISS systems.
  • Strong experience and knowledge of implementation engineering processes covering development, design, construction, test, commissioning and handover across multiple diverse disciplines.
  • Implementation and application of requirements capture and control.
  • Proven experience of integrating third party sub-systems into complete solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of BS7671 wiring regulations.
  • Good knowledge of IT systems and software, especially Microsoft Office and Project.
  • Full UK Driving licence.

Benefits Include:

  • 26 days holiday, increasing up to 29 days with length of service
  • Excellent pension, with Siemens matching contributions up to 10% of pensionable salary
  • Flexible benefits to suit your personal needs
  • Flexible working policy
  • Investment in personal development and support to membership of professional institutions

About us

We’re Siemens. A collection of over 348,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them. We have offices across the UK, full of talented individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?

We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form, to the best of your ability, to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do I need to know?

The benefits package for this role includes not only a generous base salary, but also an annual bonus. We know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it.

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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