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Software Analyst Intern

Job ID: R1006033-HRG
Date Posted: Jun 11, 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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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.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Hybrid)

We are currently looking for a Software Analyst Intern to join our team in the Toronto.

Duration: 8 or 12 months (September 2024 - April 2025)

Our team writes software that controls driverless subway trains in real-time. We have deployed driverless train control software in dozens of cities around the world, including London, Hong Kong, Toronto & Vancouver.

We work on C++ code that does real-time supervision of trains, allowing remote control, monitoring & scheduling of train movements in busy urban environments. Our system moves millions of people every single day & must be reliable & rock-solid. We want top programmers who can design software systems for these demanding conditions.

Key Accountabilities

Our interns are initially focused on development tools to support our multi-site team of 60 developers. Advanced students may contribute to the core C++ engine code that schedules & commands trains.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate should be working towards an Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science degree or equivalent. Knowledge in the following areas will be valuable, but a willingness to dig in & figure things out is the most important - we are constantly trying to improve our development tools, environment & process.
  • C++, C# or Java coding skills
  • Scripting languages such as Ruby, Perl, Python, Groovy
  • Software building tools like gmake, MSBuild, Maven
  • Unit testing & continuous integration frameworks
  • Web development including Typescript, WebSockets, Stencil, PixiJS, npm
  • Source control tools (Git, etc.)
  • Windows setup & configuration
  • Exposure to object oriented techniques, multithreading, socket programming, Windows
  • Agile work environments
  • Working knowledge of modern software engineering practices, methods & tools
  • Strong technical writing & communication skills


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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