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Software Engineer

Location: Genova, Genova, Italy
Job ID: R0028207
Date Posted: Oct 26, 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 Genoa, Italy.

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.


  • Analysis of Requirements at System/SubSystem/Product/Component level
  • SW architecture definition
  • Definition, Analysis, Allocation and Management of Requirements inside the Detailed Design
  • Definition of the Work Breakdown Structure for new design/development activities
  • Coordination and management of design/development packages
  • Management of technical discussions and development activities with external suppliers
  • Support to troubleshooting and on-field testing

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Good knowledge of C language
  • Good knowledge of SystemOnChip/microprocessor based architectures
  • Basic knowledge  of embedded programming and Real Time environments
  • Basic knowledge of SW Engineering
  • Ability to understand a schematic diagram
  • Basic knowledge  of debugging techniques
  • Good knowledge and use of MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Nice to have: knowledge of CORTEX A9 processor
  • Ability to work within a team
  • SW architecture definition/understanding
  • SW implementation according to requirements and architecture
  • SW debugging and test
  • SW documentation
  • Software design and testing activities
  • Knowledge and use of Intel/Altera development system (Quartus)
  • Knowledge and use of Xilinx development system


Software Engineering Degree or equivalent technical background.



Knowledge of English (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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