Rail Design Engineer

The Role

We are looking for Design Engineers to join our team in the West Midlands, producing system designs for Industrial Security & Telecommunication Systems predominantly focusing on the Rail sector.

As a Design Engineer you will be responsible for Industrial Security & Telecommunication Systems on one or more projects across our industries. Your role will be to take responsibility for the accuracy and timely production of design documentation for your allocated projects. This will also include the preparation of a Bill of Materials within the allocated budget and the specified timescales. You will be the recognised expert within Optilan for one or more systems and provide support and guidance on these systems across the company, including supporting our Bid & Sales team.

Bringing with you a detailed knowledge of industry standards and specifications, you’ll be able to produce system drawings and documentation to ensure safety, suitability and sustainability of designs. The Design Engineer will identify cost savings and variations, whilst working with other engineers to design sub-system interfaces. CAD experience is not essential.

About You

The ideal candidate will be competent in reading and understanding client specifications, with a proven track record in the Rail industry. You will also have detailed design and configuration knowledge of CIS & PA systems.

Candidates must have significant experience in one or more of the following systems:
⦁ SDH / PDH / TETRA / UHF / VHF / VSAT / LOS Microwave /  PAVA / SCADA

Using your excellent communication skills in communicating with internal and external stakeholders at all levels, you will be confident in your ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment. You will pay great attention to detail and understand the importance of confidentiality.

So, if you’re a team player with a passion for technology, motivated, flexible, possess excellent customer liaison skills, with a can-do attitude you could be just the person we are looking for to join our team.


To apply for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to

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