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Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0007390
Date Posted: Mar 4, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated PRINCIPAL 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 Pittsburgh - USA.


Overall System Integration in and across multiple turnkey projects, in order
to meet the requirements imposed by the contracts either for the Tender
and Backlog Projects.


With reference to Overall System Integration in and across multiple
turnkey projects:

• Ensure the management (i.e. identification, allocation, traceability) and
the fulfilment of Overall System Requirements for the entire life cycle of
the project (Design and Testing)
• Guarantee the identification and the management of the project
interfaces among the subsystems and of external interfaces according
to the project scope of work
• Guarantee the proper and effective delivery of System Architecture, On
Board Functionalities and Vehicle Integration
• Guarantee an effective and efficient preparation and execution of
factory and Site Tests to verify and validate System Architecture, main
System Functions and Vehicle Integration, Interfaces and Operating
• Ensure the Verification activities of System integration documents,
according to the V&V Plan
• Ensure the application across assigned turnkey projects of
standardized and optimized solutions to increase project efficiency and
fulfil contract requirements
• Ensure the continuous updating of the design standards about System
Integration in accordance to the technology and process improvements
• Ensure the sharing of the technological lesson learnt across projects in
System Integration and in the core Subsystems analysis
• Support the implementation of the adequate and effective technical
solution (e.g. interfaces with customer)
• Ensure that System Integration tests are performed across projects
optimizing methodologies and sharing results

Skills & Knowledge:

• Electrical, Electronic, or Computer Engineering or Information Technology Qualifications/ University Degree or Equivalent Technical Background

• From 10 up to 15 years of Engineering expertise (preferred in Transportation System)

Sound experience in:

• System Engineering principles

• Interface Management

• Requirements Development & Management

• Configuration Management

• SW architecture and technologies principles (architecture design, data management, communication protocols)

• Technical proposal management and cost estimation during bidding phase

Basic to medium knowledge in:

• Project Management – planning and monitoring of work package activities and budget. Subcontractors management.

• Verification & validation process, CENELEC standards and Project Quality assurance

• Support to commissioning and to Operation and Maintenance

• Support to sales

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