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Senior Network & Design Engineering

Location: Napoli, Napoli, Italy
Job ID: R0036217
Date Posted: Feb 21, 2024
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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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Network & Design Engineering 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 - IT.

About us:

A career at Hitachi Rail will help create a legacy. With operations in every corner of the world, our work goes to the cutting-edge of digital transformation and technology. From the multi-cultural strength of our global organisation to the sustainable and innovative ways we work to bring people together, there’s something for everyone to get stuck into. And that’s where you come in.


  • Definition of Networking and PA-PIS architecture documents
  • Development of networking requirements according to the different market and projects
  • Preparation of the networking test specifications
  • Support for the vehicle functional tests

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • Experience in the railway industry with the role of Network Systems Engineer is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the main protocols (VLAN STP VTP) relating to the on-board vehicle network in the railway business
  • Knowledge of the main office automation software/tools (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the networking systems and the main architecture implemented in the railway field is required, in order to manage, throughout the life cycle of the product and with an interdisciplinary approach, the design activities, development and functional integration of the subsystems of railway vehicle platforms, with particular reference to the topics of architecture, functions and vehicle performance, from the design phase to the final validation phase and analysis of feedback from the field.
  • Recommended knowledge of static and dynamic Routing protocols (OSPF EIGRP RIP) MYSQL Linux
  • Knowledge of the IBM DOORS requirements management tool
  • Knowledge of Engineering Processes and Railway Operations.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organisation, with the aptitude to contribute with constructive and practical ideas.
  • Readiness to work effectively in a collaborative, fast-paced, multitasking international environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously in teams and for projects is required.
  • Availability for short-term national and international business trip.

Desired Skills/ Knowledge

  • Ability to manage and plan the assigned tasks independently and team-working.
  • Ability to analyze business requirements, problem-solving attitude and business process analysis.
  • Ability to face with the different internal functions (internal customer) and external (suppliers, customers, partners).
  • Planning and organization.
  • Versatile in learning and strong desire to remain up-to-date with changes in technology and best industry practices.
  • Strong business acumen & technical skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attitude to work in an international and multi-cultural reality.

Education / Qualifications
Degree in Telecommunication Engineering (or equivalent).

Good knowledge of written and spoken English is mandatory.

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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