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Location: Napoli, Napoli, Italy
Job ID: R0033743
Date Posted: Jan 16, 2024
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 AUTOMATION 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 - 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.

Who We Are in: Naples – Italy

In Naples Hitachi Rail employees roughly 700 people, mostly engineers, who are developing signalling technologies at the state of the art, signaling systems design, the analysis of safety, reliability and availability, laboratory testing, contract management and control, research and development, procurement, and prevention and protection.

Thanks to our innovations and expertise, commitment and dedication we rank among the best railway technology provider of the Industry, delivering our products to Ferrovie Italiane, RFI as well as to the rest of the world.

The Naples offices are located in the area of San Giovanni a Teduccio, industrial area where is easy to reach the airport and train stations.

Currently we are looking for enthusiastic and pioneering candidates, driven by technological challenge and success, who want to contribute to the satisfaction of our customers and to the growth and global leadership of our business.


Contribute to the delivery of a software fulfilling input requirements (Functional, Performances, Quality), based on the best efficient modular design managing the best compromise between Budget, Schedule, Risks, Reuse and standardization for future.

Location: Hitachi Rail STS Napoli

Willingness to travel up to 50%

Accountabilities will include but not limited to:

• Support the proper requirements management for all the phases of the software lifecycle

• Contribute to the design and the implementation of a complete solution (Modules, documentation and tools)

• Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

• Contribute to the correct operation of the SW on the applicable platforms

• Contribute to provide the proper level of support to the other functional units (RAMS, Verification, Test & Commissioning,..)

• Contribute to the application of common methodologies, technical solutions and best practices in coherence with the Development function

Education required:

Master/Bachelor degree in Computer/Electronics/Telecommunications/Automation Engineering


At least 3 years in development of web applications for both front end(client side) and back end(server side).


Creative, flexible and self-motivated

Available to quickly and continuously learn

Ability to manage time and quality

Analyzing information

General programming skills

Software design

Software debugging

Software documentation

Software testing

Problem solving

Strong team working attitude in international environment

Software development fundamentals

Software development process

Software requirements


English: upper intermediate level required


UI and UX design

Strong background in web application development

At least one popular front-end frameworks, preferred Angular

At least one popular back-end frameworks, preferred Spring Boot and NodeJs

Essential front-end technologies like HTML5, CSS, JavaScript

At least one server-side programming languages like Java, Python, C#/.Net etc.

Advanced techniques for unit and integration testing, continuous integration

Experience with SQL (at least one DBMS like MySQL, Postgres, Oracle etc.) and NOSQL (at least one implementation like Cassandra, MongoDB etc.) databases

Familiar with micro-service pattern, preferred Docker

Familiar with Linux 

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