Lead Control Applications Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Contagem, Brazil


Position summary

ake 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.

Essa posição é para atuar em regime híbrido, 3x por semana, em Contagem-MG.

Who will you be working with?

In this role, you will collaborate with a global cross-functional team.

How will you make a difference?

This position provides a unique opportunity to interact with all locomotive subsystems with control content while developing the Next Gen Locomotive Control Architecture that modernizes the electronics, software, applications, and network communication, intending to improve software quality, engineering productivity, meeting cyber security expectations, all while addressing the latest customer needs.

What will your typical day look like?

The Lead Control Applications Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and testing of control functions spanning across all locomotive subsystems with control content. You will:

  • Design Matlab/Simulink control application architectures.

  • Develop and test Matlab/Simulink models, in accordance with input requirements.

  • Refine control requirements and allocate to applications to meet system-level functional requirements.

  • Define interfaces among control applications within software.

  • Support integration and testing activities on various platforms: software in the loop, hardware in the loop, and actual target/production system.

  • Ensure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures.

What do we want to know about you?

  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, or computer engineering

  • Experience in Matlab/Simulink for design, implementation, and unit testing.

  • Experience in developing and testing embedded software.

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including but not limited to requirements management, source control management, defect tracking, and testing.

  • Ability and willingness to travel as required (<10%).

  • Working knowledge of Docker containers technology (desirable).

  • Working knowledge of Data Distribution Service (DDS), and INCA (desirable).

  • Working knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering with SysML (desirable).


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.