Parsons Corporation Senior Systems Engineer - CBTC/ATC in New York, New York

Senior Systems Engineer - CBTC/ATC


New York, New York, United States

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Senior Systems Engineer - CBTC/ATC

New York City, NY

Do you like to design, modify, repair, commission, or construct CBTC systems?Want to take your Engineering expertise to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community? Parsons is now seeking an experienced Senior Systems Engineer – CBTC/ATC with a desire to work on metro and rail projects that change the urban fabric of our community.

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills.

Key Position Details:

  • Provide Engineering support in preparation of technical specifications for functional/ sub system/ testing/ maintenance training requirements for Automatic Train Control or RF Communications Based Train Control(CBTC) systems.

  • Perform technical reviews of system design for transit systems with interoperable fleet of rail cars and variable consists.

  • Perform technical design reviews of Wayside/ Carborne/ Supervisory subsystems for Automatic Train Control and/or CBTC systems; analyze requirements, prepare review comments for disposition of Contract Deliverables.

  • Perform oversight and witnessing of factory testing of Train Control subsystems prior to approval for shipment; log discrepancies and prepare reports for status of system testing

  • Monitor field implementation and testing activities for wayside, carborne and Supervisory train control systems for a range of rail vehicles and their infrastructure.

  • Support and perform oversight of Car Integration/ interface design and implementation for ATC/ CBTC projects

  • Assess performance and specification compliance for CBTC/ ATC systems.

  • Support migration/ cutover planning of CBTC/ ATC systems on “brownfield” rail transit systems.

  • Have thorough familiarity with Communications Based Train Control Systems from key suppliers in the market such as Siemens, Thales, Alstom etc., in order to perform detailed design reviews of product and system submittals.


  • 4+ years of experiencewith the design of Automated Train Control Systems

  • 10+ years of design/application/oversight experience in the transit industry on CBTC/ large ATC projects in Europe or North America

  • BS degree required; preferably EE

  • PE desirable

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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