Parsons Job Openings – Rail Systems Manager

Parsons Corporation

Position Overview

Job Description:

This position reports directly to the Rail and Transit Practice Lead and provides technical leadership to a number of large turnkey project, integrating various engineering interfaces and ensuring specification compliance. The Systems Manager oversees the entire engineering and construction life cycle, utilizing system engineering principles to provide validation that all requirements have been properly satisfied.

This position supports various rail and transit projects throughout Middle East to serve the contract requirements and respond to client needs.


  • Responsible for managing multi-disciplinary internal engineering resources for the project. This will include providing technical direction, priority setting, deadlines and follow-up.
  • Responsible for the technical excellence of the engineering functions of projects (or project assigned too) including coordination of technical disciplines, quality of designs and adherence to schedule.
  • Lead the delivery of Engineering Safety Management on major projects working across all engineering disciplines and lifecycle stages.
  • Engage with stakeholders to ensure that their needs are understood and shape our services in response.
  • Support bid writing and pricing to win work.
  • Manage programs and budgets for project delivery. Take a leading role in the development and sharing of knowledge across the team and mentoring and developing other staff.
  • Engage with stakeholders to ensure that their needs are understood and shape our services in response.
  • Work with clients and the wider business to create winning opportunities within the rail industry.


  • BS degree and typically 18+ years of related professional experience. An advanced degree may be preferred at this level.
  • At least 18+ years rail systems management experience.
  • Ideally, the individual should also have direct working knowledge of rail signaling systems (CBTC and ERTMS)
  • The successful candidate will have experience in developing technical specifications, design criteria and drawings for AC/DC traction power systems and the interfaces to train control, communications, rolling stock, operations control centers and other elements of rail systems.
  • As such, the candidate will have the ability to pro-actively lead tasks between technical groups and be innovative in solving complex challenges.
  • The candidate must be able to manage multiple projects at any given time, labor budgeting and project schedules.
  • Communication based systems knowledge ideal
  • Knowledge of rail engineering, signaling, communications, and other railway/transit system technology is preferred

Minimum Clearance Required To Start

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

Job Details:

Company: Parsons Corporation

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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