Systems Engineers




Flexible (various UK and International locations)


up to £670.00 per day UK / additional 20% overseas uplift when overseas (negotiable for exceptional candidates)

About us

SEMP Ltd is a progressive expert Systems Engineering, Systems Assurance and Programme Management consultancy, providing technical delivery and leadership services to many complex projects, both in the UK and internationally. We continue to experience significant growth and are looking to expand our team(s).

The opportunity

We are delivering the Turnkey Engineering and Operations solutions for several major rail programmes in the UK and Internationally. We currently have an immediate need for additional Project Managers, preferably with experience in Metro or Mainline railways (new build and upgrade), specifically;

  • Stations (Underground and Over-ground)

  • Overhead Line Electrification (DC and AC, high speed / metro)

  • Track

  • Civils / Structures (inc. Tunnels)

  • Tunnel Ventilation Systems

  • Electrical & Mechanical Systems

  • Signalling Systems (inc ERTMS / ETCS / CBTC)

  • Communication Systems / SCADA (Vital / non-Vital, Voice / Data)

  • Rolling Stock (Light and Heavy Rail Vehicles)

  • Depots

  • Whole Railway System.

As a member of our Systems Engineering Team you will be well versed in BS ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288, IEEE 1220 and BS EN 50126 / 8 / 9 so that you can significantly contribute to the Systems Engineering and Systems Assurance activities.


  • Requirements Management

  • Validation & Verification

  • Safety & RAM

  • Interface Management

  • System Architectures

  • Human Factors & Ergonomics

  • EMC

  • Configuration Management

  • Change Control

  • Operational Readiness

About you

  • Thorough understanding of Systems Engineering principles, lifecycle and processes

  • Relevant engineering degree

  • Relevant professional qualifications or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in a Systems Engineering role

  • Previous experience of working on large Metro or Mainline railway programmes

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work both collaboratively and alone