Lead Embedded Software 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: 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.

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

The freight portfolio features a comprehensive line of locomotives, software applications and a broad selection of mission-critical controls systems, including Positive Train Control (PTC). The transit portfolio provides highly engineered systems and services to virtually every major rail transit system around the world, supplying an integrated series of components for buses and all train related market segments that deliver safety, efficiency and passenger comfort. Along with its industry leading portfolio of products and solutions for the rail and transit industries, Wabtec is a leader in mining, marine and industrial solutions. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.

Lead Embedded Software Engineer is responsible for design, coding and testing of locomotive system embedded applications. This role will perform design reviews and release software following Wabtec software process and guideline.

What will be your key responsibilities?

As Embedded Lead Software Engineer, you will be responsible for writing software, resolving software related issues coming from testing, production and field, performing reviews and releasing software. You will follow configuration management processes, use tools and best practices and ensure software quality for customers. Design, implement, test and release software, ensuring quality specifications are met. Document software design and write test plans.

Resolve software issues, perform root cause analysis, and provide solutions

Perform design and code reviews in accordance with applicable standards and guidelines. Work cross-functionally with systems engineering, product management, simulation, verification, validation, and electronic hardware teams.

Mentor junior team members assigned to your project teams. Ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks.

What are we looking for?

  • Master’s degree in electrical/computer engineering with 3 or more years' experience; or Bachelor's in electrical/computer engineering with 5 or more years of relevant experience in software development

  • 3+ years of experience as an Embedded Software Engineer

  • Hands on experience in C and exposure with C++ programming or similar language

  • Hands on experience in Python, Shell scripting

  • Design and development experience with at least one embedded and real-time software systems (Linux, QNX, RTOS, MQX, Greenhill, Mentor Nucleus)

  • Experience with one of the following processors - Xilinx, ARM, PPC, Intel, K60

  • Exposure to Serial, Arcnet and Ethernet based communications standards

  • Exposure with software requirements, software change management, defect tracking, software build and release processes

  • Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to articulate clearly and concisely

  • Self-driven, quick learner, good team player and results-oriented with a clear focus on high quality

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.