Software Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Fort Worth, TX


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.

Job Summary:

Wabtec is seeking to add several skilled entry level Software Engineers to an existing team that develops enterprise railroad train control applications. The software engineer will work with a team of senior software engineers to migrate an existing product line to a new architecture. The activities involved in this position include:

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the full development life cycle using an Agile/SCRUM methodology.
  • Work with senior developers to understand and refine requirements and design.
  • Translate the requirements and design into code, documentation, and tests necessary to develop a provably working product.
  • Identify problems uncovered by customer feedback testing—either correcting the identified problem or referring the problem to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintenance-related activities on the existing applications: bug fixes, defect triaging, feature development, validation, and training.

Education, Experience and Knowledge Required:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, or equivalent from an accredited university.
  • Zero to five years of software development experience.
  • Strong desire to develop senior level code, test, and documentation skills.
  • A natural problem solver with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong in basic data structures, patterns, and algorithms.
  • Strong with oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work independently, including translation of requirements into a working product.
  • Experience with Windows 10 Enterprise OS and its variants.
  • Familiarity with .NET ecosystem

Desirable Experience and Knowledge:

  • Would be desirable that candidate has knowledge of railroad system operations.
  • Familiarity with OOPS principles, design patterns, data modeling, and database design concepts.
  • Familiarity with an Agile/SCRUM environment, and all phases of the software development life cycle.
  • Experience with Visual Basic and / or C#
  • Experience in source control using Git.
  • Experience with a unit testing framework (NUnit, XUnit, etc.)
  • Experience with SQLServer and SSMS.
  • Experience with the Microsoft development tools—Visual Studio and Azure DevOps.
  • Experience with messaging systems (RabbitMQ, Kafka)
  • Experience with Word, Excel, Outlook.

All salaried new hires must be fully vaccinated or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, where permitted by applicable law and subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the one dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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.