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CONTRACTOR - PRINCIPAL SIGNALING ENGINEER

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: 50021682.17HRSTS
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2019
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Engineering
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Hitachi Rail STS USA is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated CONTRACTOR - Principal Signaling 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.
Who We Are:
Hitachi Rail STS is an international leader with a global presence in signaling and the implementation of integrated transport systems for freight and passenger railways, as well as mass transit systems. We design, manufacture and implement signaling systems for the management and control of freight and passenger traffic on mainline railways as well as metros.
Hitachi Rail STS is not only a valuable company, but a company based on values. We believe that our five key values guide our actions and make Hitachi Rail STS a competitive, effective company: Customer Focus, Innovation and Excellence, People, Team Spirit, and Integrity.
Accountabilities:
  • Leads and develops bid estimates and schedules for ATS HW to meet customer requirements
  • Lead project meetings with appropriate personnel to support completion of tasks to plan
  • Effectively communicates project status, proposes risk mitigation
  • Leads the prompt escalation of issues, impacts of issues and recommendations/solutions to Functional Manager for resolution
  • Direct the efforts of problem solving and root-cause analysis
  • Expert understanding of our products and technology
  • Vendor contact for new and emerging technologies to enhance a cost effective solution
  • Review (check) of team's documents and drawings
  • Guarantee the functional analysis of V&V feedback and site tests
  • Participating in or leading reviews to detect design errors, process and tool inefficiencies, and putting in place corrective and improvement actions
  • Ensuring the HW and Functional documents produced are issued and controlled in accordance with company processes
  • Ensuring design compliance through requirements traceability
  • Responsible for producing functional design documentation including system requirements and architecture, interface control, scheme plans, control tables, block design, and analyses as appropriate
  • Ensure deep knowledge of industry standards (e.g. CENELEC, AREMA, IEEE, IPC, etc.) and company standard solutions
  • Guarantee the delivery of complex & medium Functional designs(HW, SW, functional and configuration design & production check)


Job requirements
Required Skills/ Knowledge:
  • Electrical, Electronic, or Computer Engineering or Information, Technology Qualifications/ University Degree or Equivalent Technical Background
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrated Team leadership
  • Expert problem solving, planning and analytical skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills, excellent communication skills (oral and written), active listening and adapts well to target audience
  • Ability to analyze and refine systems requirements
  • Able to manage large complex projects independently
Desired Skills/ Knowledge:
  • Expert understanding of project management principles and methodologies
  • Fully competent in applying project management principles and methodologies
  • Previous experience managing projects that delivers Information Technology infrastructure including computing, telecommunications, networking, data center, security, voice, and data communications
  • Ability to function and manage in a matrixed environment
  • Resource planning, scheduling and tracking skills
  • Cost management and tracking expertise
  • Organized and analytical
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from PMI
Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree
Languages:
  • English- Native Language
Benefits:
Hitachi Rail STS employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 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 www.ansaldo-sts.com/en/careers

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