Mgr Engineering Systems - 90366374 - Wilmington

Date: Nov 17, 2023

Location: Wilmington, DE, US, 19802

Company: Amtrak

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As we move America’s workforce toward the future, Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority, and the success of our railroad is due to our employees.


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Our values of ‘Do the Right Thing, Excel Together and Put Customers First’ are at the heart of what matters most to us, and our Core Capabilities, ‘Building Trust, Accountability, Effective Communication, Customer Focus, and Proactive Safety & Security’ are what every employee needs to know and do to be most impactful at Amtrak. By living the Amtrak values, focusing on our capabilities, and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.


Amtrak, America’s Passenger Railroad, operates a variety of rail passenger vehicles and locomotives across 46 states and maintains these vehicles in facilities across the system. Modern and legacy equipment must be accurately maintained and modified to ensure the safety and satisfaction of passengers. The accurate and timely delivery of technical information is paramount to the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of rail vehicles and ultimately Amtrak’s success. The Manager of Rolling Stock Engineering Systems will:


  • Maintain and advance enterprise-wide design software used by Mechanical Department / Rolling Stock Engineering.
  • Leverage creative and technical software systems relative to Industrial Design and Engineering disciplines to facilitate innovative solutions to the Mechanical Department and other internal stakeholders.
  • Develop support strategies to aid Mechanical and RSE employees in easily accessing mission critical drawings and documentation. 
  • Develop specifications for the intake and integration of technical data from rail vehicle manufacturers and other suppliers to ensure that Amtrak RSE can support the vehicles over their useful life.
  • Monitor technology trends and advancements to develop tactical strategies to leverage cutting-edge resources while maintaining access to legacy data over time. 
  • Provide technical expertise and manage relationships with stakeholders, Mechanical teams, and other groups such as Information Technology.
  • Develop and manage protocols for creation and management of critical vehicle documentation to accurately and expeditiously support the maintenance and procurement of rolling stock and systems as well as providing accurate information to FRA and other government agencies when needed.
  • Ensure operational needs and system architecture is aligned with business and IT goals and standards




  • Lead mechanical design system operation through all stages of the software lifecycle
  • Review, develop, and document best practices and workflow development
  • Implement and support interfaces between major software suites to provide high-rate data exchange 
  • Establish, monitor, and enforce processes and protocols for approvals and revision control of critical drawing and other technical data.
  • Provide technical direction, analysis and implementation suggestions of products with direct benefit of Mechanical teams




  • 7 Years Managing Engineering Software
  • Experience managing direct reports




  • Adobe CC
  • Solidworks
  • Draftsight
  • Dassault Systemes3D Experience 
  • Siemens TeamCenter PLM
  • 3D Rendering
  • Virtual Reality systems 




  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, design or IT or 
  • Industry experience, certifications and acquired systems knowledge and
  • Relevant hands-on working experience with creative technical programs and Enterprise Product Data Management.




  • On-site at Wilmington, Delaware. Hybrid schedule 
  • Remote work per Amtrak policy 
  • Travel, 25% 



Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.



The salary/hourly range is $124,600.00 - $161,352.00. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, internal equity, etc. Depending on an employee’s assigned worksite or location, Amtrak may consider a geo-pay differential to be applied to the employee’s base salary. Amtrak may offer additional incentive and pay programs to recognize and reward our employees, including a short-term incentive bonus based upon factors such as individual and company performance that is commensurate with the level of the position and/or long-term incentive plan compensation. In addition to your salary, Amtrak offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, and vision plans; health savings accounts; wellness programs; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with employer match; life insurance; short and long term disability insurance; paid time off; back-up care; adoption assistance; surrogacy assistance; reimbursement of education expenses; Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility; Railroad Retirement sickness and retirement benefits; and rail pass privileges. Learn more about our benefits offerings here.​

Requisition ID:160014
Posting Location(s):Delaware
Job Family/Function:Mechanical 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

You power our progress through your performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job. We want your career at Amtrak to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging work, rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, and attractive compensation. Amtrak maintains a culture that values high performance and recognizes individual employee contributions. 

Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol. All Amtrak positions requires a pre-employment background check that includes prior employment verification, a criminal history check and a pre-employment drug screen. 

Candidates who test positive for marijuana will be disqualified, regardless of any state or local statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Amtrak's pre-employment drug testing program is administered in accordance with DOT regulations and applicable law.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.


In accordance with federal law governing security checks of covered individuals for providers of public transportation (Title 6 U.S.C. §1143), Amtrak is required to screen applicants for any permanent or interim disqualifying criminal offenses. 

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.