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Head of Digital Engineering and Requirement Management

Location: Napoli, Napoli, Italy
Job ID: R0032106
Date Posted: Dec 22, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail S.p.A.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Job Description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Head of Digital Engineering and Requirements Management 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 Pistoia or Napoli

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.


  • Responsible for requirement management project database configuration and management
  • Project Engineer support for requirements management purpose during all project life cycle
  • System Engineering support for requirements development respecting traceability
  • Responsible to define the Requirement Management Plan (RMP)
  • Responsible for the requirements engineering process during all project life cycle
  • Digital Engineering and Requirements KPIs analysis
  • Responsible to coordinate of all the Engineering Departments for hardware/software needs
  • Responsible for the Engineering Department, in coordination with the ICT department, for managing the design, implementation and maintenance all the engineering applications and solutions
  • Lead the technical implementation of digital engineering across programs, to support key activities such as staff training, design development, stakeholder engagement and project delivery
  • Responsible for developing engineering processes and reviewing procedures relevant to functional discipline in order to ensure they are in line with strategic business objectives
  • Technical support of digital engineering tools to enable improved project deliverables (e.g. CAD, GPLM, etc)

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • Deep Knowledge in Requirement Management discipline
  • Deep Knowledge of PTC PLM Windchill tool
  • Deep Knowledge of the IBM DOORS tool
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office software package (Word, Excel, Project, Visio, Power Point)
  • Knowledge Model Based System Engineering methodologies is considered a plus
  • Knowledge of the PTC Creo software is considered a plus
  • Knowledge of semiformal languages for software modeling (UML) and/or SysML for systems modelling
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Problem solving capability
  • Team working capability
  • Plan to achieve priority outcomes and respond flexibility to changing circumstances
  • Understand and apply planning, coordination and control methods
  • At least 3 years of experience in similar positions is a preferential title
  • Basic working knowledge of Rail Transit Subsystem.

Education / Qualifications

Electrical, Electronic, or Computer Engineering or Information Technology Qualifications/Associate Degree or equivalent technical background.     


English fluent. At least B2 level.

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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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