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Location: London, England, United Kingdom
Job ID: 44458
Date Posted: Dec 12, 2019
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail Limited
Profession (Job Category): Engineering
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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Electronic Engineer

Salary up to £45k + bonus and benefits

Are you looking for opportunities to work on high profile rail projects and advanced technology alongside experts from the UK, Europe and Japan? Come and join the fastest growing rail business in the world!

As a global provider of total railway solutions, Hitachi Rail has a growing international presence and product range. We are leading the largest rail modernisation project in UK history and delivering the UK’s next generation of rolling stock. We are working to Inspire the Next – and this is your chance to be part of it.

Your new role

As an Electronic Engineer you will play an key role in the approval process of our range of commuter and high speed trains, by compiling detailed information regarding the train in a database, designed and managed by you! This is an excellent opportunity for an Electrical Engineering Graduate with relevant work experience.

In this exciting new role you will support the approval process (certification and testing) for all new databases, providing guidance to all internal stakeholders where required.

Specifically, you will be responsible for the following deliverables:

  • Creating, updating and monitoring the on-board TCMS and PIS databases for the AT200 and AT300 fleets, as well as any new requirement for future projects; Act as the interface between the UK, Italy and Japanese engineering teams. Some travel in Europe and to Japan is expected.
  • Excellent knowledge of systems integration is as you will need to liaise with other system engineers, maintenance, testing and commercial functions.
  • Technical support for existing Hitachi products.
  • Participate in customer facing design reviews; provide bid support and management for new products and technical support for contract reviews.
About you
  • Knowledge of Train configuration, electric circuit diagrams reading;
  • Experience of designing/testing electronic systems.
  • Good programming skills, being able to read, understand and develop support scripts in at least 2 of the following programming languages:
  • VBA
  • Matlab scripting
  • Python
  • Lua
  • Good aptitude for PC simulation, preferably with some experience in modelling and simulating in Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow.
  • Knowledge of the UK/EU Railway Operations, Engineering and standards
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.


  • Chartered Engineer or working towards

Why Hitachi Rail?

At Hitachi Rail you will find a passionate and collaborative environment. We operate according to our values of Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit. As such, we work closely as a team and empower our colleagues to take ownership and become creative in our pursuit of excellence. We take pride in the contribution we make to society and we always act with integrity and fairness towards our customers, suppliers and colleagues.

We offer a competitive salary and annual leave entitlement as well as a generous benefits package. This includes a pension scheme with contributions up to 9%, health insurance, and many more perks for you to choose from within a flexible plan that will meet your specific needs and lifestyle.

If you like the sound of the above and feel energised by the idea of joining a great brand at a moment of exciting expansion, please apply now. We look forward to hearing from you!



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