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Smart Factory - Operational Technology Engineer (OT/IoT solutions)

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Location: Reggio di Calabria, Reggio Calabria, Italia
Job ID: R0015944
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail S.p.A.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Job Description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Smart Factory - Operational Technology Engineer (OT/IoT solutions) responsible for the development of the innovative solutions (OT/IoT) in according to business requirements and Smart Factory strategy, through the partnership and cooperation with external suppliers and internal manufacturing stakeholders.

The position is based in Naples - IT

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.


  • Leads digital projects through the ability to vision the end-to-end OT/IoT system architecture
  • Participate in the requirements analysis, process definition and solution design
  • Design digital solutions taking into account already existing IT architecture and business requirements
  • Develop solution prototype (hardware & software)
  • Consult on standards for engineering, delivery, technology selection and design
  • Manage data acquisition systems to connect digital manufacturing assets and IoT devices through standard or proprietary protocols
  • Knowledge of IIoT, PLCs, HMI, Industrial Networks and industrial Software
  • Technology enthusiasm, enjoys talking about innovation and always keeps up with the latest technology news
  • Passion for tinkering, prototyping, and keeping pace with industry trends in IoT
  • Have the ability to quickly understand the business context and establish solid relationships with business stakeholders Have strong communication skills and able to exercise initiative and think innovatively
  • Are effective at organizing and planning, with the ability to adapt to changing situations and reorganize tasks, people and priorities
  • Lead, consult and communicate with team members involved in the project
  • View team collaboration as instrumental to achieving success
  • Approach situations with an open and curious mind, taking on challenges with an eye for opportunity

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • International standards for OT technology connecting (i.e. network protocols, OPC-UA, ISA95/Purdue Model, ISA99, EC 62443, NERC CIP, or ICS/Operational technology standards and global regulatory requirements)
  • Understanding of OT networks, protocols to interface with assets and devices
  • Understanding of OT security, cyber security and related challenges
  • knowledge of hardware development and System-on-a-Chip (SoC) integrated circuit
  • Knowledge of commoditized micro-controller platforms, such as Arduino, or single-board-computers like the Raspberry Pi
  • Application design and development skills
  • Business intelligence and data analytics
  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) skills
  • OT/IT governance, policies and procedures
  • Utility protocols and configuration tools (e.g. DNP3)
  • Experience in developing automated solutions and engineering
  • Knowledge of Smart Manufacturing, Factory of the Future and Industry 4.0


  • Bachelor’s degree level (ideally in Electrical or Computer Science), or equivalent combination of education and experience strong technical know-how and experience within OT/IoT environments
  • Project management and delivery of solutions across OT/IoT environments
  • Ability to define and deliver solutions to internal customers achieving excellent satisfaction
  • Strong problem solving and conceptual thinking capabilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to create and work in virtual teams
  • Ability to build external and internal relationships and partnerships
  • Ability to comprehend and manage complex environments and business interactions

Fluent Knowledge of Italian and English is required (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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