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Communication & Software Engineer

Location: Napoli, Napoli, Italy
Job ID: R0036041
Date Posted: Feb 7, 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 Communication & 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 NAPLES - IT.

Purpose of the Job:

The candidate will be included in a team responsible for the design and software development activities on TCMS (Train Control & Monitoring System) units for High Speed rolling stock applications.

In particular, he will be responsible for the Train network configuration and for the development of the control unit designed to manage the communication with wayside.

Key responsibilities:

  • Design of the Train to wayside communication
  • Functional and software requirements specification
  • Software life cycle (requirements, development, testing and documentation)
  • Ethernet network design (TCP/IP, FTP, VLAN, Routing)

Mandatory skills:

  • Basic Ethernet network protocol (TCP/IP, FTP, HTTP)
  • Ability to understand functional block diagrams and model-based design (Matlab-Simulink-Stateflow)
  • Knowledge of C programming languages
  • English language
  • Availability to travel (short trip)

Desired skills:

  • Basic Linux Operative system (user level)
  • Knowledge of test scripting and scripting languages.
  • Real time embedded systems
  • Advanced Ethernet network protocol (TRDP Protocol, MQTT, REST)
  • Cybersecurity (network security control, intrusion detection, firewall configuration)


Master degree in software engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent


Fluent 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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