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Location: Solna, Stockholms län, Sweden
Job ID: R0017207
Date Posted: Nov 10, 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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Job Description – Signalling V&V Engineer

Hitachi Rail is looking for a passionate, self-motivated engineer, who is driven to exceed expectations in an international environment. Do you want to be a part of prestigious projects whose outcome will affect a lot of people every day? Then the role as Signalling V&V Engineer OnBoard at Hitachi Rail might be something for you!

The company is in an exciting period with interesting projects. We are now looking for this key position to strengthen our engineering organization within the railway business.

The position is based in Solna, Sweden.

Who We Are

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.

Working with us in Sweden

Solna (Stockholm) is the Hitachi Rail headquarters in Sweden.

A diverse, inclusive and responsible culture is the root of our company where we consider hiring the right people and treating them well, as key factors of our sustainable success.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people with pioneering spirits, driven by customer satisfaction and company global growth.

While our resources are pooled in Stockholm, individuals in each technical area work across overall Scandinavian markets (Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway) and beyond.

As member of the global Hitachi Rail group, you may be offered to take part in global projects and to team-up with colleagues from around the world.

Benefits: In Sweden our employees are offered a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay and Pension, as well as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.

Role responsibilities

  • Ensure delivery of system and subsystem Signalling solution in compliance with Signalling system and subsystem requirements, and in accordance with quality, project schedule and budget.
  • Guarantee the definition of the Signalling system and subsystem Validation Test Specification and the implementation of the Signalling system and subsystem V&V activities according to the RAMS governance directions and to the Company processes and guidelines.
  • Ensure delivery of project V&V documents at Signalling system and subsystem levels in cooperation with the other functions: RAMS, Engineering, Operation & Maintenance and external suppliers.
  • Support V&V activities through participation to projects, bidding and delivery phases: Signalling system and subsystem V&V planning, attendance to design reviews with suppliers, attendance to the field tests.
  • Ensure that subsystems suppliers provide V&V evidence.
  • Ensure the delivery of the Signalling system and subsystem V&V report.
  • Ensure the proper level of independence in the definition and implementation of the Signalling system and subsystem V&V activities in compliance with applicable standards and SILs.
  • Ensure technical support to RAMS Managers for management and interface of Independent Safety Assessor, Employer and External Authorities.
  • Ensure the provision of schedule and cost progress to relevant RAMS Manager
  • Ensure the definition of the requirements and expected features for the testing environments/tools, needed to execute the Signalling system and subsystem Validation activities.

Education / Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in signalling V&V on OnBoard ERTMS/ETCS or STM projects
  • Sound knowledge of the main applicable norms (EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129, …)
  • Sound knowledge of the main UNISIG subsets (SS-026, ...)

Soft Skills

  • Team player and strong inter relationship capability
  • Able to work independently and in team environment with minimal supervision
  • Able to work under pressure and achieve challenging milestones
  • Leadership skills
  • Eager to work in an international environment
  • Estimation and reporting


  • English - Full professional proficiency is mandatory
  • Swedish - Full professional proficiency is highly appreciated


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