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Traffic Management & Control Configuration Engineer

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Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0005465
Date Posted: Apr 28, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Traffic Management & Control Configuration 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 is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, 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.


  • Determine the test objectives and test strategies for medium to high complexity projects.
  • Assist with the classification, management and resolution of all software defects.
  • Participate in program, design and document reviews (including requirements reviews).
  • Create test protocols/procedures/cases for each release. Assist in the creation of test plans. Assure all test documentation is complete prior to the start of the test cycle.
  • Write Test Procedures based upon the department standards and project needs. Ensure adherence to established Quality Assurance processes and standards for the formal delivery of work artifacts.
  • Execute tests according to defined test plans, procedures and cases.
  • Monitor test progress and provide frequent progress reports to project team during test cycle.
  • Plan test activities within the project schedule and estimate the hours required to conduct all Test and Quality Assurance activities.
  • Be the voice of the customer assuring that we do what is necessary to deliver a quality product.
  • Design and develop automated tests.
  • At the end of a test cycle, publish metrics of test results in a timely manner.
  • Participate in the coordination of scheduled tasks with team members.
  • Independently completes complex work as assigned.
  • As needed, provide on-call support for a mission-critical system on weekends or after hours.

Required skills/experience:

  • 2-5 years of experience in software development or an associated discipline.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Quality Assurance practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with basic networking concepts.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Linux or UNIX operating systems.
  • Microsoft OS, Office, EXCEL and WORD education/experience.
  • Proven ability to own and lead and the testing effort for small and medium size projects.
  • Experience using requirement management systems, configuration management tools and processes.
  • Excellent organization and presentation skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills to provide optimal solutions.
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner while producing quality work.
  • Lifelong learner that shares, puts into practice, and teaches what you learn.

Desired skills/experience:

  • Knowledge and use of quality management methods and tools.
  • Working experience with scripting languages like Python, Perl, BASH.
  • Previous work experience and/or knowledge of rail related applications.
  • SQL/Relational Database Knowledge.
  • Knowledge/understanding of Enterprise Messaging Systems (e.g. IBM MQ/ActiveMQ).
  • Knowledge/Understanding of Microservices, Restful Web Services, REST APIs, and technologies such as Spring, Spring Boot.
  • Experience in version control (Git, RTC, SVN).
  • Working experience using/developing automated tests.
  • Applying and Designing a Test Automation Strategy Document.
  • Configure Test Environment (for example Selenium)


Bachelor’s Degree


English Proficiency

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

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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