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Senior Telecoms Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0005374
Date Posted: Jan 19, 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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Description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Telecoms 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.

Travel Required

25-50%

Accountabilities

  • Plan, execute, monitor and control Design, configuration, test and commissioning activities for the telecommunication system according to the overall program schedule.
  • Analyze technology environment
  • Identify, analyze and manage requirements
  • Identify and resolve interfaces internal and external to the Telecommunication System (e.g. Signaling, Rolling Stock, etc.)
  • Architect and Integrate medium-complex telecommunications systems with particular attention to Networking technologies
  • Prepare Conceptual, Preliminary, Detailed and Installation Design for each Telecom & Security technology
  • Participate in products selection
  • Create Bill of Materials and support Purchasing Department to order equipment in particular for the Wired and Wireless telecommunications networks

Required Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of principles, practices, methods, terminology and trends in communications engineering including the fields of radio frequency allocations, electromagnetic wave propagation, and radio frequency field strength measurements and tolerances.
  • Knowledge of fiber optics, computers, digital communications processors, servers, programming, applications, software, and hardware related to radio communications.
  • Exposure to Passenger Information Systems technologies.
  • Extensive working knowledge of Complex Networks design, both wired and wireless
  • Extensive experience with network architecture design
  • Working Knowledge of network design patterns, constraints and protocols (CCNP or equivalent certification required)
  • Working knowledge of Switching and Routing protocols
  • Working knowledge of wireless communications in demanding scenarios
  • Prior Experience with RAMS deliverable
  • Prior experience managing small-medium sized projects and project teams
  • Excellent ability to use sophisticated test equipment including multi-meters, oscilloscopes and a spectrum analyzer.
  • Working knowledge of Test and commissioning processes
  • Skilled in handling electric, electronic, and mechanical drawings and schematics
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills and ability to communicate complex technical information

Desired Skills & Experience

  • knowledge of telecommunications systems for the railway industry
  • Electrical, Electronic, or Computer Engineering or Information Technology Qualifications/ University Degree
  • From 2 to 5 years of Railway System Engineering expertise

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