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Systems Design Intern

Job ID: R1005965-HRG
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail GTS Canada Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Internship
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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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.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Hybrid)

We are currently looking for a Systems Design Intern to join the Systems Engineering team in the Toronto.

Duration: 8 months (September 2024 - April 2025)

Hitachi Rail provides signaling systems for metros and light rail systems. Our solutions provide efficient, safe and green transportation solutions for people around the world.

As Systems Design Intern you will be responsible to support the system engineering team for process and data collection and participate in design.

This safety critical industry provides challenging and rewarding work. The Systems Department is responsible to design the signaling solution based on the customer needs and the features provided by our product. The department is responsible to communicate this design to all stakeholders and ensure that the design is understood and developed accordingly. The work environment is fast paced and challenging as it involves working with customers, operators and other suppliers in order to understand the full signaling solution and how the solution interacts with other systems in the transportation system. In addition, the design must meet all the safety, performance, functional and operational requirements. The team is also responsible to support all the development and testing activities.

Key Requirements:
  • Develop, implement & maintain tools and scripts (MS VB, DOORS dxl, etc.), to assist Systems engineers in day-to-day activities
  • Perform technical/engineering analysis as required for systems design
  • Assist other members of assigned project team in miscellaneous requirement specification and management activities, e.g.: Importing contract requirements and other documents into IBM Rational DOORS; Tracing customer contract requirements to system level and/or lower level requirements; Preparing documentation for configuration management and customer delivery purposes following established processes; Creating or modifying existing train control system & subsystem requirement specifications, interface requirements & systems design descriptions by analyzing, decomposing, modelling & refining customer requirements
  • Accurately reports work progress and estimates to complete the assigned work
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Working towards a System, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or Computer Science degree or similar experience
  • Good written and oral communication skills and familiarity with project work environment
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Being able to learn independently and take initiative
  • Mathematical and engineering analysis skills
  • MS Office & Basic software and/or scripting knowledge
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Rail signalling, CBTC, and knowledge of specification-driven systems design (as it applies to computer systems with both hardware & software operation)
  • Previous Internship in system design or rail industry

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