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Senior System Engineer

Company: Techaxis, Inc
Location: Oakland
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:


  • Define Concept of Operations for the project including identifying operational scenarios and use cases
  • Define System Architecture for the project (logical, functional, and physical architectures)
  • Lead scope/requirement discussions with technical teams and customer
  • Lead System Requirements effort and maintain the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
  • Decompose System Requirements to lower-level elements and work with the engineering teams to ensure proper allocation
  • Serve as the project's cross-functional technical interface between product development, engineering, manufacturing, verification & validation, commissioning, and RAMS teams.
  • Identify, define, control and manage system interfaces
  • Acquire deep understanding of subsystems provided by external suppliers and ensure compatibility at system level
  • Support project Engineering in all technical decisions
  • Active participation in optimal overall project technical solution
  • Support Customer design review and internal design reviews
  • Support lab, factory, and field testing
  • Define impact analysis for proposed changes to the system and support System Configuration Management through the whole lifecycle
  • Ensure compliance with company processes
  • Understands and integrates applicable CMMI, CENELEC, AREMA, IEEE, IPC, etc. standards.
    Required Skills/Knowledge:
    • Minimum 10 years of experience as an Engineer within railway or related industries
    • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Lead Systems or Design Engineer
    • Ability to acquire deep understanding of new technologies with minimal guidance
    • Ability to communicate complex ideas to peers, management, and customers in a simplified manner
    • Strong technical troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
    • Strong prior experience applying fundamental Systems Engineering concepts:
      • V-lifecycle,
      • System Architecture
      • Requirements Management,
      • Configuration Management,
      • Interface Management
        • Extensive understanding and/or prior experience with engineering lifecycles, delivery, and HW/SW integration lifecycle
        • Deep competency in interactions between mechanical, electrical, and software components in complex electromechanical systems
        • Strong prior experience with Microsoft Office suite, requirements management systems, product lifecycle management systems, defect tracking tools, and software configuration tools
        • Success with multi-tasking across multiple projects at given time
        • Builds effective relationships and has exceptional communication and leadership skills
        • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
          Desired Skills/Knowledge:
          • Prefer Expertise in any ONE or more of the following:
          • Power systems including traction power and medium to low voltage designs
          • EMI / EMC system integration and validation
          • Telecoms and Network designs
          • Automated control design and development systems
          • Conventional signaling control designs
          • CBTC (Communication based train control) systems and designs
          • Prefer rail or rail transit domain experience, but not required
          • Demonstrated ability to lead, engage, and manage tasking of cross-functional teams of varying skills/experience
          • Prior experience collaborating with a diverse, cross-functional team across multiple geographic locations
            • Bachelor's Degree

              About Us:Techaxis is a US-based firm that specializes in discovering, engaging, and placing top talent globally, for full-time or contract positions in leadership and mid to senior-level positions for companies in the technology, healthcare, energy, and education space.
              Equal Opportunities Employers:Our clients provide equal opportunities to all its employees and all qualified applicants for employment, without regard to their race, caste, religion, color, ancestry, marital status, sex, age, nationality, disability, and veteran status. Employees of our clients are treated with dignity and in accordance with their policy to maintain a work environment free of sexual harassment, whether physical, verbal, or psychological. Employee policies and practices are administered in a manner that would ensure that in all matters equal opportunity is provided to those eligible and the decisions are merit-based.

Keywords: Techaxis, Inc, Oakland , Senior System Engineer, Other , Oakland, California

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