Florida East Coast Railway

  • PTC Configuration Manager

    Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/25/2018 4:34 PM)
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  • Overview

    Oversee and maintain the configuration management system and process for Florida East Coast Railway’s (FECR) Positive Train Control (PTC) project.


    • Ensure all applications, systems and designs are of proper design configuration and remain under constant change and version control
    • Ensure the orderly management of system information and changes to the PTC system
    • Assimilate a detailed large scale system integration of electronic systems with hardware, software, network, and data subsystems
    • Confer with engineers and programmers to design a system and obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces
    • Develop applicable procedures, programs, policy and guidance for all configuration management systems
    • Lead the team responsible for reviewing, examining and approving change requests to the PTC system prior to any release of system product
    • Produce and review reports to communicate progress, action status, non-conformance and discrepancies
    • Produce and support a design baseline set of drawings and documentation for a large integration system, including several complex software based subsystems, construction and installation sites
    • Coordinate with safety team to ensure all employees are in compliance with existing and emerging PTC personnel training requirements
    • Focal point for all aspects of PTC design, development, testing, and documentation.
    • Distributes Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) equipment safety bulletin notification and closure
    • Deploys automated configuration management process during construction and final deployment of ongoing changes
    • Perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization


    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Engineering, Computer Science, Technology, Mathematics, Science or related field
    • Minimum of 4 years of experience in systems management, which includes installation setup and maintenance of automated configuration systems and IBM Configuration Management suite of tools or the equivalent
    • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience

    • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Engineering, Computer Science, Technology, Mathematics, Science or related field
    • Direct experience working in a railroad systems engineering environment
    • Experience with Bentley ProjectWise, GE RailDOCs, and IBM Maximo
    • Experience with IBM Rational Configuration Management tools (Clear Quest, Clear Case, Quality Manager and Asset Manager)


    • Considerable skill in applying configuration management techniques to a wide range of configuration controlled items
    • Knowledge of contract requirements, specifications, and deliverables associated with configuration management process
    • Knowledge of large scale system integration of electronic systems with hardware, software, network, and data subsystems
    • Knowledge of signaling, communications and other railroad technology
    • Ideal candidate will possess excellent analytical skills and be methodical in solving problems
    • Demonstrates strong organizational skills (record keeping, time management, follow up, etc.)
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Specific experience with the following systems: signal typical or location design, centralized traffic control, train dispatching programs and database, wayside civil structures placement (crossings, switches, bridges, etc) and continuous location management. Must also have knowledge of locomotive and mechanical appurtenances, communications devices and other existing or emerging technology systems relative to the PTC wayside infrastructure rolling stock or the control office component Train Management Dispatching System (TMDS)
    • Excellent attention to detail and sense of urgency, ability to prioritize with an emphasis on quality of work
    • Demonstrates a high level of customer service and strong communication and interpersonal skills (both listening and speaking)
    • Ability to work collaboratively with subcontractors, engineers and technical staff in a wide range of disciplines
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)


    • 25% travel required
    • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
    • Work hours may vary in length and schedule (may include a non-standard workweek)
    • The applicant selected for this position will be required to successfully complete a background check and drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position.


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