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PRINCIPAL SYSTEM ENGINEER - BART

Location: San Francisco United States
Job ID: 50021682.18HRSTS
Date Posted: Nov 18, 2020
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 is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Principal System 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 supports the BART project and is based in San Francisco.

Who We Are:
Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.
Project:
The position is based San Francisco, CA. Our project will increase the capacity of the transit authority's Transbay Tube, the most heavily traveled part of the system between San Francisco and Oakland for some 118 million passengers annually . Join the team that will help improve the system's overall reliability, and maintainability, reducing costs while increasing the frequency of trains in the Bay area.
Accountabilities:
  • Ensure the identification, the management and the traceability of Overall Signaling System Requirements for the entire life cycle of the project (Design and Testing)
  • Ensure the apportionment of Overall Signaling System requirements to each of the subsystems which constitute the Signaling system.
  • Ensure the Signaling System Design and ATC Gap Analysis from a define version to achieve proper Signaling System Functionalities and performances.
  • Ensure the identification, management and resolution of all the interfaces between the Signaling Subsystem and the Other Subsystems (e.g. Rolling Stock, TLC) as well as the internal interfaces within the Signaling Subsystem.
  • Ensure the definition of the Physical Architecture of the Signaling part and Integrate it within the Overall Physical Architecture of the overall System.
  • Ensure that the Development of the Products complies with the Requirements and Interfaces of a project.
  • Ensure the delivery of the assigned tasks on time, on budget and quality.
  • Ensure efficiency and standardization of signaling systems across different projects (e.g. Design specifications).
  • Ensure the definition of signaling system integration test procedures, the implementation of any requested test improvement, the execution of such tests and the preparation of final test dossier.
  • Ensure the definition of lab test procedures, the implementation of any requested test improvement, the execution of such tests and the preparation of final test dossier
  • Responsible for the Engineering Solution

Required Skills/Knowledge:
  • Minimum 15 years' experience as a lead systems/design engineer for Engineering system applications
  • Demonstrates the ability to deliver system solutions to closure.
  • Extensive understanding and/or prior experience with engineering lifecycles, delivery, and HW/SW integration lifecycle
  • Strong prior experience with Microsoft Office suite, scheduling software (MS Project or Primavera), requirements management systems, and software configuration tools
  • Prior experience managing small-medium sized projects and project teams
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, engage, and manage tasking of cross-functional teams of varying skills/experience
  • Success with multi-tasking across multiple projects at given time
  • Builds effective relationships and has exceptional communication and leadership skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Electrical, Electronic, or Computer Engineering Qualifications/University Degree or Equivalent Technical

Desired Skills/Knowledge:
  • Experience with overall systems architecture design
  • Experience with robust, mission critical control systems
  • Prefer rail or rail transit domain experience, but not required
  • Prefer Expertise in any one of the following:
  • Power systems including traction power and medium to low voltage designs
  • EMI / EMC system integration and validation
  • Telecoms and Network designs
  • Automated control design and development systems
  • Conventional signaling control designs
  • CBTC (Communication based train control) systems and designs
Education:
Bachelor's Degree
Languages:
English-Proficient
Benefits
Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, a Retirement 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.Hitachi Rail-sts.com/en/careers.
It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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