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Software Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0024994
Date Posted: Jul 7, 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 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 Pittsburgh, PA.

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. 

Job Summary:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Software Engineer to join our dynamic and innovative development team. As a Software Engineer, you will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining high-quality software solutions that meet our clients' needs. Your expertise in software development, problem-solving, and collaboration will contribute to the success of our projects.


1. Design, develop, test, and maintain robust and scalable software applications.

2. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and other engineers, to define project requirements and deliver high-quality software solutions.

3. Write clean, efficient, and well-documented code following best practices and coding standards.

4. Conduct thorough code reviews and provide constructive feedback to ensure code quality and maintainability.

5. Debug and resolve software defects and performance issues to ensure smooth and optimal functionality.

6. Continuously learn and stay up-to-date with emerging technologies, tools, and industry trends to bring innovation and improvements to the development process.

7. Contribute to the overall software architecture and design discussions to optimize performance, scalability, and maintainability.

8. Document software designs, features, and technical specifications to facilitate future maintenance and enhancements.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

1. Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

2. Minimum 5 years of professional experience as a Software Engineer, with a strong focus on software development and programming.

3. Proficiency in one or more programming languages such as C++, C#, .Net or Java

4. Proficiency in database design and management

5. Solid understanding of software development principles, design patterns, and best practices.

6. Familiarity with version control systems.

7. Strong problem-solving skills and ability to analyze complex technical issues.

8. Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with team members and stakeholders.

9. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while maintaining a high level of quality and attention to detail.

10. Strong passion for software engineering and a desire to learn and grow within the field.

Join our team of talented engineers and contribute to the development of software solutions that make a positive impact on our clients and users.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.


  • English-Proficient


Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, a Retirement Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities. 
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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