Advance Lead Test Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Bengaluru, India


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

JD for Software “MCA Controls Test Engineer”

Job Summary:

The “MCA Controls Test Engineer” is responsible for development and maintenance of test plans, procedures to (a) execute the testing on HITL & locomotive environment (b) result analysis, review and acceptance of control software before giving go-ahead for the deployment on locomotive. This role includes the review and analysis of design requirements, functional specifications and then creating test plans, test procedures, categorizing test steps to be executed on appropriate test platform to efficiently utilize available test platforms and analyzing test results. Strong knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering principles and a background in testing and troubleshooting are typically required for this role.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Participate in design/system requirements review, specification reviews at various levels within the system/sub-system.
  • Development of test procedure on Magic Draw/Doors to perform system integration testing and system level testing.
  • Provide inputs for creating test environment/setup, review & maintain test results.
  • Execution of test procedures on control software and components utilizing the following platforms: Hardware in the loop (HITL), Model in the loop (MITL), Locomotive.
  • Create a record of all deviations/defects with enough details using formal software life cycle management tools (Clear Quest etc.) & provide support until resolution.
  • Develop automation scripts to automate test procedures, data collection, generate reports and ensure repeatable measurements with the help of test tools and simulators.
  • Perform system-level testing on HITL/Locomotive against the system requirement and interface specification prior to production release.
  • Working closely with the internal and external design/test teams in identifying problems & implementing solutions.
  • Produce periodic status and operational reports
  • Apply and improve the utilization of all software and hardware tools and assist in the creation of new testing software, hardware tools and techniques.
  • Make independent technical contributions in-support of program objectives, as well as interacting with other Wabtec or contract engineers.


  • B.E. / B. Tech. / M. Tech. in electronics/electrical/instrumentation engineering with a broad technical understanding of IV&V activities.
  • 8+ years of related design/test engineering experience with hands on experience on testing and validation utilizing the following platforms: HITL, SITL, system level (preferable Locomotive or Automotive)
  • Experience in developing test procedures for control software, electrical and electronic equipment, systems, and components.
  • Strong understanding of general control design principles including various communication protocols (Serial RS232/422, CAN or ethernet).
  • Strong communication/presentation skills and ability to communicate with all levels within the organization
  • Ability to work "hands-on" in test labs and on locomotives.
  • Ability to travel (domestic and overseas) as required (travel < 25%)


  • Experience with sysML modeling tools like Magic draw, doors (or any other requirement management tool).
  • Experience with Simulink test, writing python scripts, NI-Lab View, or standard automation tools.
  • Experience and understanding of the operational interworking’s of loco control systems and database management systems used to support complex control systems
  • Experience of testing in various areas like engine control, traction control or battery management system related to rail, or automotive industry is desirable.
  • Experience identifying and implementing test automation solutions
  • Experience with application lifecycle management tools and software change management, requirements management and traceability, test case development and workflow management
  • Strong communication/presentation skills and ability to communicate with all levels within the organization.

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

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