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Location: Genova Italy
Job ID: 50035400.8HRSTS
Date Posted: Dec 15, 2020
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Job Description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Automation Software 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 Genoa - Italy.

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.

Who We Are in: Genoa - Italy
Genoa offices are, as of now, the Hitachi Rail headquarters in Italy. In Genoa Hitachi Rail employees roughly 600 people, mostly engineers, who are developing signalling technologies at the state of the art.
Thanks to our innovations and expertise, commitment and dedication we rank among the best railway technology provider of the Industry, delivering our products to Ferrovie Italiane, RFI as well as to the rest of the world. The Genoa offices are located in the area of Sampierdarena, an excellent position where is easy to reach the airport, train stations and local transport.
Currently we are looking for enthusiastic and pioneering candidates, driven by technological challenge and success, who want to contribute to the satisfaction of our customers and to the growth and global leadership of our business.

Project Description
Delivery of a medium complexity (complex in terms of number of requirements and requested interfaces with other modules/systems) software fulfilling input requirements (Functional, Performances, Quality), based on the best efficient modular design managing the best compromise between Budget, Schedule, Risks, Reuse and standardization for future.

  • Ensure the proper requirements management for all the phases of the software lifecycle, according to company standard processes (IMS).
  • Guarantee the design and the implementation of a complete solution (components, documentation and tools)
  • Contribute to the identification and ensure the application of software automation common methodologies, technical solutions and best practices
  • Ensure the requirement identification and their mapping into specific detailed software requirements
  • Ensure the correct development of SW platform in accordance with Automation needs and principle
  • Ensure the definition of SW test planning and the related test execution by defining and setting up the test environment and the simulator engines
  • Ensure the resolution of any SW issue affecting the delivery of a project.
  • Ensure the integration test definition and execution
  • Contribute to the correct operation of the SW on the applicable platforms
  • Contribute to provide the proper level of support to the other functional units (RAMS, Verification, Test & Commissioning,..)
  • Contribute to the application of common methodologies, technical solutions and best practices in coherence with the Development function
Performance Criteria:
  • On time Delivery of assigned Automation SW according to the project schedule
  • Completeness and quality of the deliveries, measured by numbers of re-works or number of SPR after delivery

Job requirements
Required Skills/ Knowledge
  • From 5 up to 10 years of working experience
  • UI and UX design
  • Strong background on SW design in complex/distributed architectures
  • Strong background in web application development
  • At least one popular front-end frameworks, preferred Angular, Electron
  • At least one popular back-end frameworks, preferred Spring
  • Advanced techniques for unit and integration testing, continuous integration
  • Experience with SQL and NOSQL databases
  • Familiar with Agile methodology
  • Familiar with REST micro-services
  • Familiar with Linux
  • Creative, flexible and self-motivated
  • Available to quickly and continuously learn
  • Strong team working attitude in international environment
  • Ability to manage time and quality
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Actively support team building and people growing
  • Strong attitude to collaboration in multi-functional teams
  • Leadership and problem solving

Education / Qualifications

Master degree in Computer/Electronics/Telecommunications/Automation Engineering, Computer Science


English: upper intermediate level required

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, 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

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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