Battery Management System Validation Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Erie, PA


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.

*PLEASE NOTE: The company is unable to provide any sponsorship for this role.

Battery Management System (BMS) Validation Engineer leads BMS controls validation definition, execution, and results reviews.  The position requires a highly motivated engineer with the ability to participate collaboratively within a project team as well as develop technical solutions independently, execute test procedures and deliver comprehensive reports.

*For qualified candidates, locations outside of Erie may be considered but will require periodic travel to Erie.

What will be your key responsibilities?

Battery Management System (BMS) Validation Engineer will define and execute unit level (in model environment), and overall controls HitL, pack, and vehicle level validation plans.  You will prepare test result review material and reports, conduct peer and formal test result reviews.  Investigate battery & BMS factory & field issues through data analysis and issue reproduction.  Log and track defects utilizing formal software life cycle management tools and provide factory and field support investigating anomalies on high voltage/high horsepower lithium-ion based systems (locomotives).

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical, software engineering, or computer science

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience with BMS or Embedded Controls validation utilizing the following platforms: HitL, SitL, system level (locomotive)

  • Experience in Requirements Management tools (e.g., DOORS)

What can you expect from Wabtec?

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

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.