Senior Software Engineer

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.


Senior Software developer on Wabtec Flagship Dispatch Product called Precision Dispatch System (PDS).

You will work in a fast-paced Agile team environment and be responsible for developing and testing software solutions for new functionality, remediating defects in existing functionality, and contributing to team success.

The software you develop will be destined for services to be deployed in a cloud-based architecture using the latest software development techniques.

You will be an individual contributor on an Agile software team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • You will be part of an agile team developing services for the PDS 2.0 Project
  • You will be a software developer responsible for designing, implementing and testing new services using the Java language in the Quarkus framework.
  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products
  • Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge
  • Apply principles of  SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using technology chosen
  • Proactively share information across the team, to the right audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness

Minimum Qualifications_:_ (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering.

  • 8+ years Software Industry experience

  • Effective and productive software engineer in dynamic working environment

  • Strong Java programming skills (Java/Jakarta Enterprise Edition 8+)

  • Agile Development process

  • Kubernetes and container-based deployments 

  • Cloud Native Architecture  

  • Quarkus Java framework 

  • Developing services using JAX-RS : Java RESTful Web services

  • Using and managing data using Java Persistent API (JPA)

  • Experience with following formats : Jackson JSON processor and/or XML

  • Messages services : Kafka

  • Config mgmt. tools : GITHUB/GITLAB

  • Creating Docker Files and usage or similar Container technology

  • Database schema changes using Liquibase or similar

  • Debugging developed code

  • Defect investigation and reproduction

  • Build processes and tools

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 6+ years developing microservices using Java Frameworks like Quarkus or SpringBoot or similar
  • Authentication/Authorization using Open ID Connect (OIDC) or Java Web Toolkit (JWT)
  • Effective remote working skills to learn new environment, domain, product with minimal time
  • Self starter and able to set direction for self and others when uncertainty exists
  • Proven ability to provide Services & Java mentoring and coaching to others on team
  • Highly effective and efficient troubleshooting skills
  • Highly effective communications skills
  • Technical ownership and drive to complete tasks on schedule
  • Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions.
  • Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas.
  • Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached,
  • responds to need & seeks info from other sources

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • Employee able to travel if needed less than 10%
  • Employee able to use a computer for programing and interacting with his team.

Work Environment: The candidate would be required to work and support the application development activities from the following location-

  • ITC Green Center, Maruthi Seva Nagar, Banaswadi, Bangalore-560005,BLR.

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.