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Location: Napoli, Napoli, Italy
Job ID: R0015060
Date Posted: Oct 11, 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

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated ASSOCIATE SIGNALLING V&V 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 NAPLES, 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.


  • Performing review of system and software design, system and software (requirements functional and architectural) and code for safety critical embedded systems;
  • Develop software stubs and drivers to perform verification and validation testing for safety critical software on all development phases of the V-cycle in accordance with project schedules, processes and standards;
  • Design, preparing and performing of software verification and validation test campaigns on different phases of the V-cycle.


  • Educated to Bachelor in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent;
  • Full lifecycle software development knowledge, from initial requirement gathering to design, coding, testing, documentation, implementation and integration;
  • Knowledge in real-time operating systems, embedded systems and C/C++;
  • Knowledge in system and software modelling tools.
  • Knowledge in verification and validation testing for safety critical software on different phases of the V-cycle;
  • Experience in using tools to support testing activities, requirements, issues and configuration management like IBM DOORS, RTC and RQM;
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills;
  • Proactive communicator, comfortable dealing with stakeholders face-to-face;
  • Ability to explain design decisions in a non-technical manner with clarity and detail;
  • Well organised and a team player;
  • Excellent attention to details;
  • Fluent in Italian and English;


  • Experience in certified software development and validation for the Railway or Aerospace industry;
  • Knowledge of safety critical SW standard – CENELEC EN50128-2011, DO-178B/C and railway standards CENELEC EN5016, EN50129.
  • On-Board System Engineering: SCMT, SSC BL3, ERTMS/ETCS ATP/ATC systems; Class-B National Systems integration
  • Knowledge of ADA 83 and ADA 95 programming languages;
  • Embedded Software Engineering experience;
  • Previous experience working in the railway industries;
  • Knowledge of ERTMS/ETCS On board System application;
  • Willing to travel

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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