Software Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Eagle Farm, Australia


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.

Software Engineers will design and develop software for a variety of products and services including software on embedded platforms. In this role, you will utilize domain experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for yourself and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and long-term business goals.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with customers (internal and potentially external) to create use cases and derive and document requirements (product, test, install and support requirements.
  • Work closely with the broader engineering team to create optimum hardware/firmware solutions for PC and embedded products.
  • Perform software system decomposition and design, defining interfaces and test cases.
  • Design, implement and test software/firmware ensuring requirements and quality standards are achieved.
  • Program in C++, C, on multi-threaded, multi-process applications, components and interfaces.
  • Work closely with the S/W Team Lead and Test Teams to ensure developments meet the requirement specification.
  • Participate in design and code reviews.
  • Provide technical mentoring for more junior software engineers.

Qualifications and Skills

BE with a minimum of 3 years of industrial experience working with embedded software/ industrial communication products.

  • Experience in embedded Linux for mobile applications.
  • Experience with QT framework to target cross-platform devices.
  • Experience in working with serial communication protocols.
  • Experience in working with networking and industrial Ethernet-based communication protocols.
  • Knowledge of the Telematics domain is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of industrial ethernet, WiFi and LTE data networks.
  • Experience in the usage of tools GIT, Rally and Agile development methodology.
  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems.
  • Has the ability to analyze the impact of technology choices.
  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions.
  • Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results. Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Curiosity to learn.
  • Effective problem-solving abilities.

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.