Senior Software Engineer

Wabtec Corporation



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.

This job can be performed remotely in Maryland, Virginia or Washington DC area. Must be available to attend onsite meetings and work in lab when needed.


This position is for a seasoned Software Engineering professional.  The ideal candidate will perform all phases of system engineering and system support for the AIM CIS Platform environment. This position includes requirements analysis, design, system configuration, development, code / unit test, system integration, test and field installation.  This candidate must be able to work independently.


  • Develop software in C, C++, and Elixir/Erlang for mission critical systems.

  • Collaborate with the software team to extend existing components in order to implement client requirements.

  • Participate in Requirements analysis and Design / Code reviews.

  • Analyze existing code and system functionality to enable implementation of new elements or changes in scope of project software.

  • Assist with functional testing and documentation.

  • Assist with documentation of procedures, training, and enhancements.

  • Interact with end customer on technical issues and correctly interpret their needs and requirements.

  • Follow and enforce engineering guidelines set in system development methodology.

  • Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of prior relevant experience.  In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Five (5) or more years of experience working in software development for mission critical systems.

  • Solid knowledge and hands-on experience with C, C++.

  • Knowledge and hands on experience with MS SQL, Oracle or PostgreSQL database and VMware.

  • Experience with Requirements Analysis, Design, Development, Debugging, Test, Implementation, Integration, and documentation.

  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and written.

  • Possess a diligent work ethic and is able to work independently or within a team. Must be a self-starter.

  • Highly skilled in problem solving and commitment to delivering high-quality software.

  • Desire towards continuous learning of new programming languages.

Desired Skills:

  • Development in C#, Python, Elixir/Erlang.

  • Software Systems Integration.

  • Knowledge of Jira and Bitbucket.

  • Experience with multi-threaded programming and practices.

  • Positive attitude and eager to learn and improve.

  • Cloud Based programming experience.

Relocation Assitance not provided

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.