Software Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Los Angeles, CA


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.

The Surface Transportation team is seeking a motivated Software Engineer to support
our Advanced Information Management (AIM) Systems developed for rail-transit dispatching and facility
access control. The successful candidate will participate on project teams to adapt the AIM rail control
system for new customers, tailor base product to new customers, and develop customer specific and
product enhancements. In this role, you will have the opportunity to design new software elements and
interact with end costumers in the rail transit industry across the United States.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design new elements or changes in scope of project software

  • Perform software development to implement changes and upgrades for complex systems

  • Participate in code reviews and knowledge transfer

  • Ability to interact with customers and correctly interpret their needs and requirements

  • Assist with software testing and documentation.

  • Assist with documentation for procedures, training and enhancements.

  • Meet schedule deadlines and remain within budget

  • Follow and enforce engineering guidelines set in system development methodology

  • Establishes and maintains effective professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology,
  • Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations
  • Experience with coding in C, C++, Java and SQL
  • Knowledge of Oracle or MSSQL database

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with full software life cycle from Requirements Analysis and Planning to Support and Documentation
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work independently or within a team
  • Enjoy problem solving and committed to delivering high-quality software
  • Positive attitude and eager to learn and improve
  • Experience with graphics using Java 2D API and/or Animator
  • Mission critical system and real-time development and support are a plus.
  • Experience with SCADA systems desired

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.