AECOM Senior Communication Systems Engineer in Madrid, Spain

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151846BR

Position Title Senior Communication Systems Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Transportation

Country Spain

State/Province/Region ES - Madrid

City Madrid

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

Senior communication engineer with rail experience for developing communication systems design for the following:

  • Communication Backbone Network (CBN)

  • Radio System and the provisions for and interfaces with the MHA Communication Network (MCN)

  • Video Surveillance System

  • Telephone and Ancillary System

  • Multi-Channel Voice Recorder System

  • Emergency Voice Communication Systems

To work in a High Speed Rail international project to provide design specifications and documentation as well as tender documentation.

Minimum Requirements

  • English Language: proficient in English (project language)

  • 7-10 years of experience

  • Experience in rail communication systems both fixed and radio communication systems (especially GSM-R and Tetra)

  • High Speed references (optional)

  • Rail Signalling (optional)

  • Operation Control Centre (optional)

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work as part of a team placed in different offices and time zones.

  • Able to do presentations to the client (teleconference and frequent travels to client headquarters) and defend the proposed designs. Able to work with a team and keep deliverables and time schedules on track.

Preferred Qualifications MSc Communication or Electronics Engineering

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.