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ERTMS Functional Design Engineer

Location: Genova, Genova, Italia
Job ID: R0012162
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2023
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS S.p.A.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.


Main accountabilities shall include but are not limited to:

  • Guarantee the delivery of complex & medium Functional designs
  • Ensure deep knowledge of industry standards (e.g. UNISIG, CENELEC, AREMA, IEEE, IPC, etc.), mainly oriented on ERTMS/ETCS systems
  • Responsible for producing functional design documentation including system requirements and architecture, interface control, scheme plans
  • Ensuring design compliance through requirement traceability
  • Ensuring the Functional documents produced are issued and controlled in accordance with company processes
  • Participating in or leading reviews to detect design errors, process and tool inefficiencies, and putting in place corrective and improvement actions
  • Guarantee the functional analysis of V&V feedback and site tests

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • From 5+ years Signalling Design Engineer expertise in rail projects
  • Background of Communication system design and delivery and integration with Signalling;
  • Experience in delivering engineering activities for complex signalling systems as ETCS projects;
  • Knowledge of Requirement Management tools (e.g. DOORS);
  • Demonstrated effective team and communication skills
  • Demonstrated effective Problem Solving skills


Engineering Degree in Electrical, Electronic, or Computer Engineering or Information Technology.



Fluent Knowledge of English (written & spoken).

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