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AECOM Systems Engineering Manager in Sydney, Australia

Company Description

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Description

Job SummaryDue to recent project wins and a strong pipeline of work, AECOM’s Civil Infrastructure group Rail Team in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth have exciting opportunities for proven Systems Engineers to join our growing team.

In this role, you will be exposed to a range of projects, stakeholders, and clients providing you with an opportunity to apply your experience on major rail projects. Current local, national and international projects include light rail, metro, passenger rail, freight rail, fast rail and high-speed rail. Based in Melbourne, Sydney or Perth you will become a key member of our national Systems Engineering and Safety Assurance team and will contribute to the wider AECOM Rail and Civil Infrastructure teams.

The role covers end to end management and implementation of systems engineering and supporting various national and international rail projects. We have roles available in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth for Graduate, Senior and Principal level systems engineers and encourage all levels to apply. We provide a great team working environment with development opportunities, on small medium and large projects, for Graduates and Junior Engineers that have experience in systems engineering and are seeking to further develop their career with a company that cares about your development.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Work autonomously to deliver systems engineering on heavy rail and light rail projects

  • Lead the systems engineering and requirements management functions on rail projects

  • Produce and manage systems engineering and requirements management deliverables

  • Facilitate and lead design teams and clients through requirements verification and validation process

  • Support and develop the AECOM systems engineering discipline

  • Develop and enhance AECOM’s wider appreciation, knowledge and understanding of Systems Engineering

  • Work collaboratively on national and international projects to support AECOMs SESA Hub

  • Demonstrate and lead AECOM’s culture – make it happen, support your team, embrace new and different


  • The successful candidate will have post graduate experience on civil and rail projects

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering – Systems Engineering, Civil, Mechatronics, Electronics, and Software are well regarded

  • Working knowledge and thorough understanding of systems engineering and requirements management

  • Rail or Transit sector knowledge including light rail, heavy rail, fast rail, high-speed rail, freight rail

  • Technical experience and knowledge of the full systems engineering lifecycle

  • Understands the application of system engineering with respect to ISO 15288, ISO 29148, EN 50126/8/9

Preferred Qualifications·

  • Engineering degree and qualifications in a relevant engineering discipline

Additional Information

Benefits at AECOM

AECOM is a place where you can maximize your innovative thinking and collaborate with a diverse range of highly intelligent and talented people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, transformational, and iconic projects.

We're an Equal Opportunity Employer and we've committed to creating a culture that embraces flexibility for all team members. We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part-time and job share options

  • Working from Home Tool Kits + Mobile Phone

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices

  • Paid Parental and Partner Leave

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers

  • Wellbeing benefits e.g. vaccinations, health insurance discounts

  • Employee stock purchase plans

  • Professional memberships

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

Do you want to know more about AECOM? Join our webinar “Life at AECOM” to learn more about our business, projects, culture, and current job opportunities. Express your interest by sending an email to with your full name, email address, your discipline of interest (civil, structural, etc), your current location, and most recent job title. We will touch base with you with an exact date and time for the webinar.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10055474

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid