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Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0006923
Date Posted: May 11, 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 Quality Assurance 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.


  • Become a subject matter expert on the Hitachi quality system
  • Participate in creation and review of quality system polices and procedures
  • Provide guidance \and expertise on the SIL, ISO and Cenelec standards related to safety critical systems and applying them to creating software systems
  • Be aware of the software engineering department’s internal policies and procedures and ensure they align with the Hitachi quality system
  • Audit the software development department to assess compliance with quality system and internal policies and procedures
  • Lead RCA and oversee implementing corrective actions
  • Work with functional managers to improve compliance
  • Provide briefings on the current state with respect to compliance, RCA and overall quality effectiveness
  • Develop business cases for investing in actions that will improve the efficacy of our product and the value of such
  • Teach the department how to adapt and work in a compliant way

 Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • 3 Years business experience as QA Engineer, preferably in a Project environment
  • Expertise with ISO, Cenelec, CMMI and SIL standards
  • Demonstrated ability to create and deliver effective training
  • Attention to detail in developing content and reviewing the content that others provide
  • Wiki Web Mastering experience
  • Active listener exhibiting the ability to ensure everyone is being heard beyond those that speak
  • Commitment to working with teams in an Agile culture leveraging Scrum processes
  • Demonstrated proactive leadership
  • Able to present complex ideas concisely
  • Excellent communicator/information sharer
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Team builder, motivator, coach and trainer
  • Creative and innovative thinker
  • Excellent relationship and expectation management skills
  • Flexible, comfortable with change

Desired Skills/ Knowledge

  • Prior experience working with an engineering company
  • Prior experience working with a software company
  • Experience with Agile teams including Scrum and Kanban

Education / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience


  • 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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