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Test Development Engineer (LabView)

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Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0041266
Date Posted: Feb 26, 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 Test Development 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.

Position responsibilities:

  • Develops and supports software solutions for metro systems bench test equipment.
  • Under minimum oversight of a senior engineer, design software from requirements in accordance with established design principles, procedures, and specifications.
  • Prepare project and design documentation.
  • Under minimum oversight of a senior engineer, test software in lab and field environments to ensure compliance to requirements. This includes verification and integration testing with bench test platform.
  • You will collaborate cross functionally and globally.  Woven into our fabric is the core value that we are more successful collectively collaborating to create great results.  While individual contributions are objectified and rewarded, succeeding as a team is favored over creating cast towers of individual knowledge.
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills are imperatives to socialize and influence the organization.
  • Provide input for software estimates for changes from either internal or external sources.
  • Must be able to handle working in a dynamic environment with parallel responsibilities and competing priorities.
  • Maintain the appropriate balance between speed and perfection while never compromising quality.
  • Support the customer, co-workers, field-testing or production issues on weekends or after hours (as needed).

Required skills/experience:

  • 2 to 5 years software development experience using National Instruments LabView
  • Demonstrated understanding of National Instruments Test Stand and Test Executive
  • 2 to 5 years software development experience using C, C++, or C#
  • Demonstrated understanding of Software Configuration Management
  • Operating System – Windows and Linux
  • Ability to read and understand electronic and electrical schematics
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner while producing quality work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Lifelong learner that shares and teaches what you learn
  • Proven troubleshooting, diagnostic, analytical and debugging skills
  • Confident in problem solving techniques and analytical skills to provide optimal solutions
  • Able to think strategically as part of a group to understand and evaluate the potential impact of long-term decisions
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Display excellent time management skills
  • Display excellent organizational skills
  • Exhibit proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrate competency in programming fundamentals
  • Certified LabView Designer (CLAD) or higher is a plus

Bachelor's Degree


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 
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.


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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.

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