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Principal Hardware Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, アメリカ合衆国
Job ID: R0035182
Date Posted: Jan 26, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: HITACHI RAIL STS USA, INC.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

HITACHI RAIL is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Principal Hardware 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.

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 organization 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.

Accountabilities

  • Develop cost effective and innovative products and platforms with longevity, versatility, and interoperability through the use of industry standards
  • Guarantee the design and the implementation of a complete HW solution (components, documentation and tools), including design against obsolescence, vendor and Product Production Issues.
  • Contribute on the definition and ensure the application of common methodologies, technical solutions and best practices in coherence with the Development function.
  • Ensure the proper planning and management (including staffing) of the HW development activities
  • Troubleshoot product applications in all the product life-cycle phases.
  • Ensure the definition of testing environment requirement and constrains suitable to allow a complete verification of products/subsystems
  • Ensure supervising complete product/subsystem tests aiming at covering all product functionalities, internal and external interfaces and the production of the relevant documentation
  • Ensure the maintenance and tracking of configuration of the test environment including HW, SW , Tools, databases, and documentation
  • Collaborate in defining «on field» vs «Lab» scope of work, understanding whenever integration activities can be performed in Lab or on field due to specific performances, timing, communication redundancy integration requirements
  • Support, and when applicable and requested execution, of the on field tests

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Technical Background
  • For 10 up to 15 years of technical experience in Railway environment
  • Vast knowledge of and experience with rail industry products/systems, included but not limited to: interlocking systems, relays, track circuits, ground equip etc.
  • Strong Documentation writing and review skills
  • Experience with all phases of the design process from conception to manufacturing support

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrate adequate verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Works well in a team environment

Benefits 
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 
www.hitachirail.com/careers 
 
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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Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected].   Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

In accordance with the DOT’s FRA and FTA programs, Hitachi’s substance screening program tests pre-employment candidates and current employees, as required for safety-sensitive positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected].

Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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