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Interface Manager

Ref no. BHN573405
Location USA
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Matchtech are supporting the recruitment for an Interface Manager to work with a key client in North America. The role is a permanent position and requires someone with the current right to wor in the US or ability to transfer from Canada.

Key skills required for this role

Interface Manager - Systems Integration - Systems Engineering - Railways - Transit - IMT - Signalling - Telecommunications - Power - Operation Control Centres - Rolling Stock


Interface Manager - Systems Integration - Systems Engineering - Railways - Transit - IMT - Signalling - Telecommunications - Power - Operation Control Centres - Rolling Stock

Job description

Interface Manager


Job Description

This is a technical management position to be part of the Systems Integration Team in a major D&B Transit contract, and to eventually perform and support other Systems Engineering activities for other rail and transit projects and proposals in the US.

The specific responsibilities for the candidate's first assignment, for a major D&B Transit Contract include, but are not limited to:

  • Review Project Scope of work, work packages, Strategies, execution plan, etc.
  • Interface coordination with various parties such as internal parties, Consortium partner, Engineering partners, stakeholders, etc.
  • Coordinating & resolving Technical interfaces between various engineering disciplines of the project design team and/or construction team
  • Monitor status of interface agreements across project and provide regular updates to Project Managers where appropriate.
  • Management of the Interface Management Tool (IMT), and chairing interface management meetings with technical disciplines.
  • Participate in the development of Bids for large multidisciplinar infrastructure projects

Requirements for this position are

  • Software / Systems / Electrical / Mechanical / Civil Engineer with a holistic, systemic view of the projects.
  • Knowledge of Railway Systems: Signalling, Telecommunications, Power, Operation Control Centres, Rolling Stock (demonstrated speciality in at least one of them is recommended).
  • Have a holistic approach for the design and assessment of railway projects
  • Experience in the application of ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288:2015 Systems and software engineering -- System life cycle processes.
  • Min 3 years of experience in Interface Management tasks for transportation projects.
  • Can-do attitude.
  • Travel availability
  • Fluent English

Additional skills considered nice to have for this position are previous experience in:

  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering methods, tools, and processes.
  • INCOSE certification (ASEP / CSEP / ESEP)
  • Experience in the use and management of IBM DOORS and DOORS Next Generation.

Depending on the role in projects and proposals, specific responsibilities may include:

  • Delivery of contract deliverables (reports, analyses, specifications, procedures, estimates, presentations, etc.)
  • Support creation and coordination of overall project timeframe and schedules, and monitor activities, progress and milestones against the schedule.
  • Identify deviations in scope, estimate magnitude of changes and initiate change orders.
  • Analyze and make independent recommendations regarding solutions to problems with a varying complexity in accordance with organization and/or project objectives and guidelines.

Job Requirements

  • 7-10 years' experience in Systems Engineering related activities, including 3+ years' experience in
    • Interface management
    • Quality Assurance and Quality Control
    • Requirements management
    • Testing and Commissioning management
    • Interface management
    • Change management
    • Design Management
  • Experience in Federal projects with Federal Transit Administration or Federal Rail Administration oversight is a plus.
  • Experience in Design & Build contracts is a plus.
  • Degree in engineering (Bachelor or equivalent, as a minimum).
  • Member of INCOSE is a nice to have
  • Legally able to work in US.
  • Proficient user of MS Excel.
  • Familiarity with Requirement Management tools: DOORS NG, Comply Pro, etc.
  • Ability to develop non-standard solutions.
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplined team.
  • Hard-worker, methodic and organized person.
  • Rigorous professional with attention to details.
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and self-organize efficiently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders, including but not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors and third parties.
  • Willingness to learn, develop and apply new techniques, standards and processes.
  • Willingness to take on additional tasks as needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office 365.
  • Business fluency in English, both written and verbal is a must.

Location: preferred location is Baltimore, US. The support of other projects or proposals may require travels within US. Partial remote work could be discussed on a case-by-case basis

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