Senior Engineer - I.T

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT and Digital

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  • Salary:

    £350 - £420 per day

  • Contact:

    Nick Lewis

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Senior Engineer


Job Title: Senior Engineer - Digital Engineering

The role is to:

  • Be the technical authority for the end-to-end system,
  • Provide engineering support to the Apollo tool and the end-users,
  • Be the system expert in the end-to-end system (data capture, data transport, data storage, data analysis and data visualisation) as well as understanding how the end-users use the information to deliver greater business value,
  • Develop requirements with end-users to enhance the system and realise greater business benefit from the train data,
  • Manage and co-ordinate system updates,
  • Co-ordinate the activities of T&D, 3rd party OEMs, end-users and interfacing projects,
  • Support the development of the strategy for the business to manage train data and other sources of remote monitoring information
  • A significant element of the role is engagement, communication and influencing key stakeholders at various levels within the business.
  • Knowledge/experience of software development, SQL, BI tools is beneficial.

Key Accountabilities

  • Specific projects to deliver the above and support the business change implementation.
  • Provide on-going support and development to systems developed for the management, visualisation and analysis of asset data that enable a data-driven maintenance approach.
  • Develop the capability within the business to manage, analyse and visualise asset data, including the systems and tools necessary to support a data-driven maintenance approach.
  • Carry out investigations into maintenance regime changes or improvements to deliver increased asset reliability and/or deliver Opex reductions/maintenance efficiencies through a data-driven maintenance approach.

This role would suit an Electrical/Electronic/System engineer or Computer Science/Software engineer looking to develop their engineering, management and design skills in a multi-disciplined team managing small/medium size engineering projects across a range of asset types, taking a systems approach to the management and maintenance of the railway infrastructure.

The candidate requires experience in some or all of the following areas: asset monitoring, data management, data analysis techniques and software tools and communications networks are desired.


  • Ability to analyse complex data, draw conclusions, produce reports and make recommendations to senior management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people at all levels across the organisation and externally.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships, with people at all levels across the organisation and externally and to influence.
  • Ability to plan, implement and manage projects to deliver to time, budget and quality.
  • Ability to manage multidisciplinary teams to deliver effective performance.
  • Ability to use office based computer packages, e.g. MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)


  • Engineering, Computer Science or Software engineering experience
  • Achieved competency and licence requirements of internal Ops Engineering Competency Assurance and Licensing for role.
  • Good knowledge of relevant engineering standards.
  • Commercial awareness
  • Knowledge of workplace safety procedures and processes.


  • Experience in railway or similar operationally complex and safety conscious environment.