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SW Engineer

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Location: Genova, Genova, Italia
Job ID: R0015157
Date Posted: May 10, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & 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 looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Software 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 Genoa, 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.


  • Support the proper requirements management for all the phases of the software lifecycle according to company standard processes.
  • Contribute to the design and the implementation of a complete solution (modules, documentation and tools), applying company standard processes.
  • Contribute to the correct operation of the SW on the applicable platforms.
  • Contribute to provide the proper level of support to the other functional units (RAMS, Verification, Test & Commissioning)
  • Contribute to the application of common methodologies, technical solutions and best practices in coherence with the Development function, applying company standard processes.

Required skills and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science, a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Proficiency in C/C++.
  • Experience applying Object-Oriented Design principles and patterns.
  • Knowledge of Computer architecture.
  • Knowledge of Operating System Internals and Design Principles.
  • Experience with Embedded systems.
  • English: upper intermediate level required.

Desired skills and Knowledge:

  • Master's degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • Knowledge of developing software in a Linux environment, including writing and modifying shell scripts.
  • Basic knowledge of cybersecurity principles of networking and systems protection
  • Experience with networking concepts, including routing, VPNs, load balancers, and firewalls.
  • Experience with continuous integration, static code analysis, branching and versioning and DevOps.
  • Experience implementing and sustaining mission critical enterprise systems.
  • Experience in development of distributed/scalable systems and high-volume transaction applications.


Educated to Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent technical background.

Good English proficiency.

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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