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Location: Genova, Genova, Italy
Job ID: R0034755
Date Posted: May 5, 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 Genoa, Italy.

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 organisation 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.


  • Ensure the proper requirements management for all the phases of the software lifecycle, according to company standard processes 

  • Guarantee the design and the implementation of a complete solution (components, documentation and tools)

  • Contribute to the identification and ensure the application of software automation common methodologies, technical solutions and best practices

  • Ensure the requirement identification and their mapping into specific detailed software requirements

  • Ensure the correct development of SW platform in accordance with Automation needs and principle

  • Ensure the definition of SW test planning and the related test execution by defining and setting up the test environment and the simulator engines

  • Ensure the resolution of any SW issue affecting the delivery of a project.

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Java development

  • Micro services development approach

  • Knowledge of SW management tools and version control software (git).

  • At least 3 years of working experience

Desired Skills/ Knowledge

Knowledge of in memory data grid platforms (e.g. Infinispan) and message oriented middleware (e.g. ActiveMQ). Knowledge of Java Spring framework.

University Degree in Electronics, Computer Science or equivalent technical/scientific background.



Fluent Knowledge of English (written & spoken).


Thank you for your interest in Hitachi Rail. If your application is of interest, we will be in contact. Please do not hesitate to discover more about us and our latest jobs at
At Hitachi Rail, there is a place for everyone. We welcome and value differences in background, age, gender, sexuality, family status, disability, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, and world view. It is our commitment to create an inclusive environment - we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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