Engineering Technical Leader

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.

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Role Summary Purpose

  • The primary function of this role will be to represent the organization as the prime technical contact for the SIM software architectural aspect. Provide technical leadership to Simulation and modelling team for the simulator platforms like Virtual Simulator and hardware in test loop (HITL) for locomotive.  Grow the Automation infra and add machine learning.  Responsible for major and complex assignments with long-term strategic business impact.   In addition to above he/she needs to assist/support simulator setup development as required with following functional responsibilities.

Functional Responsibility

  • Contribute to the overall strategy and manage complex architectural changes within SIM platform. Upgrade OS and Realtime platform for the simulation H/W

  • Own and drive common architectectural design for Vsim, Slim SIM and HITL platform

  • Work on architecting sim software design for remote capability and automation infrastructure. Leverage machine learning and analytics for optimization.

  • Maintain the configuration control for sim platforms and drive common software deployment.

  • Design and develop next generation virtual simulation for locomotive product leveraging VMware/VirtualBox/QNX

  • Develop Graphical User Interface

  • Developing and maintaining a configuration control system for dynamic system models

  • Be capable of participating as full sim team member including updating/building/reviewing MatLab models and C/C++ code

  • Show skill in confronting circumstances which are impeding technical progress

  • Communicate technical direction and progress to all levels of the organization, including senior leadership.

  • Work with stakeholders to define solutions and interacts with senior external personnel

  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements

Essential Requirement

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science/ Electrical/Electronics

  • Minimum of 8-14 years work experience with real time embedded systems.

  • Experience in VMware/VirtualBox/QNX

  • Hands on experience in C and C++ .  developing HMI using QT

  • Experience with Github/Gitlab

  • Experience with device driver and BSP level development

  • Software release management

  • Software/system architecture design

  • Database experience

  • Minimum 2-4 year experience in dynamic System Modeling in Matlab/Simulink.

  • Sound understanding of Real Time Operating System like RT-LINUX/UNIX/QNX based systems.

  • Experience in developing automated scripts using Perl/python.

  • Understanding of Communication Protocol like ARCNET/CAN/RS-232/Ethernet.

  • Working knowledge of both software and electrical hardware design techniques, including the ability to read/understand schematics


  • Web development experience

  • Experience with Xilinx UltraScale MPSoC systems

  • Data Distribution Service (DDS) experience

  • Linux hypervisors

  • Experience with Open vSwitch or similar virtual networking

  • Minimum of 2 year of experience working with  Virtual Simulation or hardware in the loop simulators and modeling software.

  • Develop DAQ System using COTS like NI/OPAL-RT/ETAS

  • GUI programming using LabVIEW.

  • Trouble Shooting of VME/PCI based UNIXRT-/LINUX Industrial Graded systems.

Relocation lump sum may be provided if you meet eligibility guidelines

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.