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SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER

Location: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Job ID: R0005482
Date Posted: Dec 8, 2021
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Project 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 Boston, MA.

Accountabilities:
•    Achievement of the delivery of design work packages on schedule and in accordance with the planned budget
•    Responsible for leading work packet Project Monitoring and Control activities including maintaining schedule, CTC, MPR updates, meeting minutes, risk register, and change orders.
•    Prioritization and monitoring of software problem report status, and execution of tasks within functional areas that includes engineering and software development activities
•    Track performance and analyze the completion of key goals.
•    Conduct regular meetings with clients to ensure clarification and meet specific requirements in a timely manner.
•    Facilitates scope/requirement discussions with technical teams and customer. 
•    Document and report project progress to stakeholders and clients.
•    Active participation in optimal overall project technical solution
•    Understands and integrates applicable CMMI, CENELEC, AREMA, IEEE, IPC, etc standards.
•    Ensure that project objectives are communicated to the project team and monitors that all technical project activities are aligned with the project schedule
•    Ensure that correct Configuration Management (including document management and transmittal process) is always in place
•    Delegate tasks to team members according to their individual skill sets, experience and abilities to ensure efficient completion of the project.
•    Actively follow up requirement specification and integration compliance within the project and system disciplines.


Required Skills/ Knowledge:
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience as project engineer or lead systems/software engineer for large software control system applications
•    Signaling / Transportation railway experience
•    PTC knowledge with either design or implementation
•    Prior experience with basic Project Management:
     o    Maintaining and controlling budget
     o    Schedule monitoring/development,
     o    Maintaining risk register,
     o    Resource and task management
•    Extensive understanding and/or prior experience with software development 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 or Information Technology Qualifications/University Degree or Equivalent Technical Background
 

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:
•    Prefer rail or rail transit domain experience with PTC implementation
•    Familiar with ATS products, technology, and project deliverables
•    Prefer prior experience supporting Bids and Proposals for new work
•    Experience with overall systems architecture design
•    Experience with robust, mission critical control systems
•    Experience with providing leadership in either a functional management or project management role
 

Education:
•    Bachelor’s Degree
Languages:
•    English- Proficient

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