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Senior Telecoms Engineer

Location: Oakland, California, United States
Job ID: R0008703
Date Posted: May 24, 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 San Francisco, CA.

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.

Accountabilities

  • Plan, execute, monitor and control Design, configuration, test and commissioning activities for the telecommunication system according to the overall program schedule.
  • Interface with Customer and Managers on design and commissioning status
  • Maintain an open action items list and produce effective reporting.
  • Perform and be accountable for verification and validation activities starting in the factory until system hand over
  • Configure Radio Systems
  • Configure Networks
  • Supervise installations of Fiber Optic Cabling Systems and data communications systems
  • Perform site surveys on railroad property to lay out basic equipment.
  • Commissioning, Optimization and testing of Radio, network and fibers.
  • May serve as onsite main contact
  • May serve as the site leader for communications

Required skills/knowledge

  • 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/knowledge

  • 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

Education

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

 Languages

  • English Proficiency

 

Hitachi welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]

Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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