Senior Systems Engineer - Communications

Parsons   •  

Burnaby, BC

11 - 15 years

Posted 298 days ago

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Ready to put your engineering and communications expertise to work?  Are you an experienced Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment working with teams in a lead role? Imagine yourself working on top level critical Rail Transit projects leading other seasoned professionals.   Parsons is now hiring a Senior Systems Engineer - Communications with a passion for innovation and solving mission critical challenges. Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your deep technical knowledge will propel your career and leadership forward.       RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • To lead Communication system design and delivery initiatives, primarily for Rail Transit, related to new systems, replacements or upgrades;
    • Support various Systems projects and proposals, including onboard train communication subsystems;
    • Develop engineering qualification and bid documentation to support bids for potential Consulting, Design and APD contracts;
    • Prepare engineering documentation, including plans, interface control documents, specifications, installation drawings, analyses and test plans and reports, to support various transit projects;
    • Support procurement in the development of supply contracts;
    • Supervise, review or witness testing and troubleshooting;
    • Coordinate with the other project engineering and test team members to provide system engineering support;
    • Provide guidance to suppliers or other parties as required by the project to ensure scope is developed and delivered in a timely fashion;
    • Travel in support of projects or proposals on an as-required basis;
    • Develop and present technical papers on the subject, or specific aspects of Systems/Vehicle Engineering.


  • University degree in Electronic Engineering or similar discipline, specializing in Communications;
  • P.Eng, with 10+ years of Communication systems experience;
  • Can lead a formalized Systems Engineering approach;
  • Experience with RAM and Safety aspects of systems delivery;
  • Must be able to work in a multi-disciplinary systems environment and familiarity with broad topics and the breakdown of scope within the Transit System;
  • Candidates with a combination of experience in both the design office environment and hands-on practical field experience, including installation design will be preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Effective verbal communication including listening and speaking skills;
  • Effective written presentation and communication skills and the ability to guide others in the preparation of required analyses or reports;
  • Experience in communication with clients at various levels of seniority
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office and especially Word, Visio and Excel


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