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Senior Network Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0008687
Date Posted: May 21, 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 Network 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%

Experience Required

5+ to 7 Years

Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree

Accountabilities

  • Execute design, configurations, test and commissioning activities for the telecommunication system according to the overall project schedules
  • Resolve interfaces internal and external to the Telecommunication System (e.g. Signaling, Rolling Stock, etc.)
  • Integrate medium-complex networks
  • Create Bill of Materials and support Purchasing Department to order equipment in particular for the Wired and Wireless telecommunications networks
  • Interface with Customer and Managers on design and commissioning status
  • Maintain an open action items list and produce effective reporting.
  • Configure Networks (mainly Cisco switches, routers, radios)
  • Perform site surveys on railroad property to lay out basic equipment.
  • Perform Commissioning, Optimization and testing of Radio, network and fibers

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 network communications.
  • Extensive working knowledge of Networks design, both wired and wireless
  • Extensive experience with various network architectures and topologies
  • Working Knowledge of network design patterns, constraints and protocols (CCNP or equivalent certification preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Switching and Routing protocols
  • Working knowledge of wireless communications in demanding scenarios
  • Excellent ability to use sophisticated test equipment including OTDR and spectrum analyzers.
  • 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

Benefits
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 Rail-sts.com/en/careers.

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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