Software Systems Engineer
CA, BC, Vancouver
31d ago

Job Description

SNC-Lavalin provides cutting-edge engineering, procurement, construction and financing solutions to projects in more than 100 countries around the world.

From the Canadian Arctic to the Southern African region and Australasia, our multicultural workforce is driven by a fierce pride in their work and a pioneering vision.

SNC-Lavalin is truly a global leader in its field, and has been chosen to design and build some of the most prestigious projects in the world.

Within Canada, our Rail & Transit team has been selected to design and deliver most of the recent Greenfield and Brownfield LRT, ALRT and Light Metro jobs awarded in the last 10 years including the Canada Line, Calgary West LRT, Edmonton North LRT, the Evergreen Line, the Confederation Line and Eglinton-

Crosstown. We are actively working on delivering the Confederation Line (Ottawa) and Eglinton-Crosstown (Toronto) and have a number of other projects at the proposal stage or awaiting award.

Our Rail Control Systems team, under the broader Rail & Transit Engineering division, deliver solutions which include signalling and train control, and communications systems.

Our Rail Control Systems team is looking for a Computer Systems Engineer , reporting to the Manager, Rail Communications Systems, to join our growing team in Vancouver.

To perform this role successfully, the individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following :

  • Technical management of transit computer system technologies including servers, workstations, gateways, software, etc and associated interfaces.
  • Sizing of computer hardware, including technology selection and sizing of historian and data archiving to support Communication Systems functions.
  • System design to meet operational capacity, project functionality and performance requirements.
  • Working with the System Design teams, other Domain teams and the System Integration and Requirements teams on specification and delivery of Computer systems into the overall transit, urban rail and heavy freight project solutions
  • Interfacing with 3rd party groups whose services may need to be carried and delivered over the network system(s) and interfaced to the transit computer systems
  • Interfacing with design groups (communications, fixed facilities, etc.) and with external team members (architects, code consultants, AHJs, major suppliers, etc.).
  • Component, sub-system and system procurement (technical specifications, vendor selections, post-award support, etc.)
  • Support of Systems Design in the delivery of Design Construction Configuration documentation
  • Interaction with Operations and Maintenance teams
  • Support of construction, installation, test & commissioning activities in the field
  • Assistance with customer staff training and generation of O&M Manuals
  • Skills and Experience :

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with an engineering consulting company; specialist certification, including Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, or equivalent, is an asset
  • Experienced with the systems engineering and design development philosophy in multi-disciplinary environment
  • Experienced in selection, design, deployment and setting to work of following in a transit or large campus environment : standalone, clustered, virtual and networked computer systemsone or more Server operating systems (for instance Windows Server or Unix)
  • Experienced in the generation of technical requirements, specifications, design documents, drawings and submissions
  • Experienced in and an advocate of full lifecycle software development, requirements management and Quality Assurance methodologies, tools and processes, e.
  • g. ISO 9000 / 9001, ISO / IEC 12207, ISO / IEC 15288

  • Familiarity with software development in safety-critical and safety-related applications, including Safety Integrity Levels, IEC 61508 and EN 50128 is an asset
  • Experienced in preparation and review of cyber security threat and vulnerability analyses and design criteria, and implementing and testing security solutions in accordance with defined policies
  • Self-motivated and able to work with limited direct supervision
  • Accustomed to working on multiple projects at one time
  • Able to interact with senior staff as technical lead
  • Able to interact and take technical lead within discussions with partners, clients and suppliers
  • Able to interact with fellow team members, partners and suppliers with excellent interpersonal skills and foster strong communication and collaboration
  • Able to adapt to changing circumstances, priorities and situations
  • Able to work in design office, project office and field environments
  • Travel :

  • Must be willing to travel to project sites
  • Must be willing to travel to vendor locations
  • Must be able to work away from home for periods of time
  • Qualifications :

  • P.Eng designation in BC is an asset
  • SNC-Lavalin is one of the world's largest engineering and construction companies. Our Transit Systems Unit is responsible for the development and execution of large transportation infrastructure projects valued at several billion.

    We offer an opportunity to work on some of the largest projects in North America. You will work in an environment that will give you an opportunity to excel and advance in your career.


    At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-

    class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

    My Email
    By clicking on "Continue", I give neuvoo consent to process my data and to send me email alerts, as detailed in neuvoo's Privacy Policy . I may withdraw my consent or unsubscribe at any time.
    Application form