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 Telecom Integration Engineer 

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Location: Napoli, Napoli, Italy
Job ID: R0014873
Date Posted: Sep 11, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Telecom integration Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Naples, Italy. 

Who We Are

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, 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.


During the bid and project development phases (D&B, Design and Build phase): 

  • support the integration of Telecom subsystems, with special focus on PIS (Passenger Information Systems), ECP (Emergency Call Point System) and Radio systems; 

  • Ensure the identification, the management and the fulfilment of the contractual requirements  

  • Prepare the subsystem requirements specification; 

  • Guarantee the preparation of the Conceptual Design, Detail Design and Installation Design for the above subsystems based on the requirements analysis; 

  • Identify and resolve the interfaces with the main internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Signaling, Civil Work, Rolling Stock, SCADA, HSE, RAMS, QA, etc.) 

  • Guarantee the continuous updating of the standard design in accordance to the technology innovation  

  • Prepare functional and performance test specifications 

  • Prepare configuration templates based on the standard design 

  • Lead the Factory Acceptance tests and the FIT (Factory Integration Test) activities 

  • Support the type test during the startup of the commissioning activities, through a proper coaching of onsite resources 

  • Supervise the proper execution of the commissioning and SAT (Site Acceptance Test) activities  

  • Support system tests during trial run. 

During revenue service phase (O&M phase), 

  • support O&M department for L2/L3 maintenance activities. 

  • support O&M department to manage obsolescence of the Telecom solutions, by proposing new state of the art solutions aligned with the market trends and compliant with railways requirements. 


Required Skills/Knowledge 

  • Experience of at least 5 years in the railway industry with the role of Systems Engineer and/or Designer focused on integration of Telecom subsystems. 

  • Knowledge of the main office automation software/tools (Word, Excel, etc.). 

  • Good knowledge of the disciplines of telecommunications, electrical engineering, electronics and basic knowhow of mechanics is required.  

  • Good knowledge of Networking systems (switching, wired and wireless LAN networks, routing protocols), VoIP call managers (e.g. Asterisk, Cisco, Alcatel Lucent), Linux OS systems.  

  • Attitude to manage integration and troubleshooting of the above disciplines. 

  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organisation, with the attitude to contribute with constructive and practical ideas. 

  • Readiness to work effectively in a collaborative, fast-paced, multitasking international environment. 

  • Availability for national and international business trips. 

  • Recommended knowledge of electrical/mechanical design software (Autocad) and the IBM DOORS requirements management tool. 

  • Knowledge of the main regulations relating to on-board and wayside systems in the railway business. 

  • Knowledge of Engineering Processes and Railway Operations. 

Desired Skills/Knowledge 

  • More than 5 years working experience about networking systems (switching, wired and wireless LAN networks, routing protocols), VoIP call managers (e.g. Asterisk, Cisco, Alcatel Lucent), Linux OS systems.  

  • Versatile in learning and strong desire to remain up-to-date with changes in technology and best industry practices. 

  • Strong business acumen & technical skills. 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. 

  • Attitude to work in an international and multi-cultural reality. 

Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s Engineering Degree, preferred 5 years Degree (or equivalent working experience) 

  • 3-5 years of telecom System Engineering expertise 

  • Railway experience is preferred but also experiences in other similar telecom sectors can be considered (e.g. Oil&gas, passenger information system integrators, IT companies etc.). 


Fluent Knowledge of English (written & spoken). 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at

It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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