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Location: Napoli, Napoli, Italia
Job ID: R0005586
Date Posted: Feb 10, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS S.p.A.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Job Description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Passenger Control 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 Naples, 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.


The Passenger Control System Engineer will provide support for the integration of large complex systems (including internal and external parties) and operational services on Hitachi’s digital solutions such as smart ticketing projects. The Passenger Control Engineer will work with various internal and external stakeholders to devise the appropriate strategies for systems engineering activities, systems and services integration.

Specifically, the Passenger Control System Engineer will support:

  • engagement with various stakeholders from concept definition to product / system delivery
  • requirements analysis and development throughout the system development / project lifecycle
  • verification and validation of functional, non-functional requirements
  • work with other engineering disciplines to ensure the correct flow down of requirements and flow up of compliance evidence
  • management of interfaces for both internal and external, and system design in conjunction with various parties
  • work packages on projects with internal and external partners and suppliers for various levels of integration
  • producing of the integration test strategy with input from all stakeholders (internal and external)
  • production of documentation for all stages of the system development / project lifecycle
  • customer meetings, workshops and calls, on-site and off-site on a regular basis
  • relevant manager to ensure the delivery of development work packages to cost, schedule and quality
  • project planning meetings and assist with maintaining the integration tasks in the project plan
  • a collaborative approach in conjunction with Hitachi’s multidisciplinary engineering teams to achieve the company goals.

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the job holder will be required to perform other duties assigned by the manager from time to time, as may be reasonably required of them.


Required Skills/Knowledge

  • From 1 to 5 years of expertise in engineering / SW designing
  • Sound knowledge of Software/System Development Life Cycle (e.g. Waterfall/Agile Methodology, ISO 15288/V Model) for large and complex systems; writing requirements, interface management, verification & validation, defining test cases and test procedures
  • Knowledge of system integration test strategy/plans for complex integration projects involving multiple 3rd party deliverables
  • Sound knowledge of Project Management
  • Knowledge of an Automated Fare Collection environment
  • Knowledge of Computer Science environment
  • Excellent relationship-building and communication skills in coordinating between diverse stakeholders both within the company (including broader group), as well as external 3rd parties
  • Ability to communicate confidently across all levels of the business

Desired skills/knowledge

  • Knowledge of Transportation
  • Knowledge of wireless technologies (BLE, UWB)
  • Knowledge of SW Architectures
  • Experience of working for a Japanese company
  • Proficiency in a third language in addition to English and Italian (e.g. French, German, Japanese)


A minimum of a Master Degree (or equivalent) in a Computer Science or an Engineering subject.



English proficiency.

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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