Embedded Software Engineering - Fixed Term Contract

Wabtec Corporation

Winnipeg, Canada


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: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.

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.

Job Overview:

The Embedded Software Engineer is responsible for design, coding, and testing of Embedded Software Applications. This role will perform requirement and design reviews, code reviews, unit testing and releasing software per the Digital Electronics Software process and guidelines. This position will give you the opportunity to develop innovative solutions and products for railroad transportation worldwide. In this role, you will work with a talented team of software, electrical, mechanical, system and test engineers to apply and further develop your embedded software and problem-solving skills.

Timeline – January 2, 2023, through May 31, 2024 (18 months from start date, start date depends on approvals and background screening)

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role you will:

  • Design and develop high quality software products in a fast-paced environment
  • Design and develop Cybersecurity solutions on embedded systems
  • Support and enhance the entire software development life cycle
  • Perform unit, module, system and regression level testing on various software modules and systems
  • Perform root cause analysis and develop solutions as necessary
  • Accountable for system requirements review, software architecture and design
  • Adhere to Wabtec software development processes

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience working with Ethernet, TCP/IP, RS 232/422 protocols
  • Experience working with secure protocols such as TLS, SSH, HTTPS, SFTP, RADIUS
  • Hands on experience testing/debugging software, firmware, and electronic control systems
  • Experience with software configuration and change management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment with adjustments to priorities to meet the needs of the organization
  • Effective communication skills; ability to articulate clearly and concisely

Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of threat modeling
  • Experience with design and implementation of Cybersecurity mechanisms such as encryption, authentication, integrity check, secure boot, and firewall in embedded systems
  • Experience with RTOS like QNX, VxWorks, etc.
  • Strong experience with C, C++ programming in multitasking and multithreaded environment on a RTOS platform
  • Experience with running software static, dynamic and composition analysis tools such as Polaris, OWASP ZAP, and Blackduck, and fixing Cybersecurity issues reported by the tools
  • Experience with Zynq family board initialization and QNX Board Support Package
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies such as Scrum and TDD in an embedded environment
  • Familiarity with web-services, PHP, HTML, Python, and shell scripting
  • Knowledge of safety critical software or CENELEC standards and rail industry is a plus
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and automated unit testing processes

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in Canada is required.  We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job 

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.