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Location: Pearl City, Hawaii, United States
Job ID: R0005485
Date Posted: Dec 10, 2021
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail Honolulu JV
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior 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 is based in Honolulu, HI.

•    Define Concept of Operations for the project including identifying operational scenarios and use cases
•    Define System Architecture for the project (logical, functional, and physical architectures)
•    Lead scope/requirement discussions with technical teams and customer
•    Lead System Requirements effort and maintain the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
•    Decompose System Requirements to lower-level elements and work with the engineering teams to ensure proper allocation
•    Serve as the project’s cross-functional technical interface between product development, engineering, manufacturing, verification & validation, commissioning, and RAMS teams.
•    Identify, define, control and manage system interfaces
•    Acquire deep understanding of subsystems provided by external suppliers and ensure compatibility at system level
•    Support project Engineering in all technical decisions
•    Active participation in optimal overall project technical solution
•    Support Customer design review and internal design reviews
•    Support lab, factory, and field testing
•    Define impact analysis for proposed changes to the system and support System Configuration Management through the whole lifecycle
•    Ensure compliance with company processes
•    Understands and integrates applicable CMMI, CENELEC, AREMA, IEEE, IPC, etc standards.

Required Skills/ Knowledge:
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience as lead systems/design engineer for Engineering system applications
•    Ability to acquire deep understanding of new technologies with minimal guidance
•    Ability to communicate complex ideas to peers, management, and customers in a simplified manner
•    Strong technical troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
•    Strong prior experience applying fundamental Systems Engineering concepts:
•    V-lifecycle,
•    System Architecture
•    Requirements Management,
•    Configuration Management,
•    Interface Management,
•    Extensive understanding and/or prior experience with engineering lifecycles, delivery, and HW/SW integration lifecycle
•    Deep competency in interactions between mechanical, electrical, and software components in complex electromechanical systems
•    Strong prior experience with Microsoft Office suite, requirements management systems, product lifecycle management systems, defect tracking tools, and software configuration tools
•    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

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:
•    Prefer Expertise in any ONE or more of the following:
o    Power systems including traction power and medium to low voltage designs
o    EMI / EMC system integration and validation
o    Telecoms and Network designs
o    Automated control design and development systems
o    Conventional signaling control designs
o    CBTC (Communication based train control) systems and designs
•    Prefer rail or rail transit domain experience, but not required
•    Demonstrated ability to lead, engage, and manage tasking of cross-functional teams of varying skills/experience
•    Prior experience collaborating with a diverse, cross-functional team across multiple geographic locations

•    Bachelor’s Degree


•    English language proficiency required


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