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Location: Piossasco, Torino, Italy
Job ID: R0015160
Date Posted: Feb 12, 2024
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 AUTOMATION 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 Turin, 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 14,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.

Who We Are in: Turin, Italy

In Genoa Hitachi Rail employees roughly 600 people, mostly engineers, who are developing signalling technologies at the state of the art.

Thanks to our innovations and expertise, commitment and dedication we rank among the best railway technology provider of the Industry, delivering our products to Ferrovie Italiane, RFI as well as to the rest of the world.

The Turin offices are located in the area of Piossasco, an excellent position where is easy to reach the airport, train stations and local transport.

Currently we are looking for enthusiastic and pioneering candidates, driven by technological challenge and success, who want to contribute to the satisfaction of our customers and to the growth and global leadership of our business.


Contribute to the delivery of a software fulfilling input requirements (Functional, Performances, Quality), based on the best efficient modular design managing the best compromise between Budget, Schedule, Risks, Reuse and standardization for future.


  • Support the proper requirements management for all the phases of the software lifecycle
  • Contribute to the design and the implementation of a complete solution (Modules, documentation and tools)
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • 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

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • UI and UX design
  • Strong background in web application development
  • At least one popular front-end frameworks, preferred Angular
  • At least one popular back-end frameworks, preferred Spring Boot and NodeJs
  • Essential front-end technologies like HTML5, CSS, JavaScript
  • At least one server-side programming languages like Java, Python, C#/.Net etc.
  • Advanced techniques for unit and integration testing, continuous integration
  • Experience with SQL (at least one DBMS like MySQL, Postgres, Oracle etc.) and NOSQL (at least one implementation like Cassandra, MongoDB etc.) databases
  • Familiar with micro-service pattern, preferred Docker
  • Familiar with Linux 
  • Creative, flexible and self-motivated
  • Available to quickly and continuously learn
  • Ability to manage time and quality
  • Analyzing information
  • General programming skills
  • Software design, debugging, documentation and testing
  • Problem solving
  • Strong team working attitude in international environment
  • Software development fundamentals, process and requirements
  • At least 3 years in development of web applications for both front end (client side) and back end (server side).


Master/Bachelor degree in Computer/Electronics/Telecommunications/Automation Engineering


English: upper intermediate level required

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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