Sr Director, Software Architecture

Wabtec Corporation

Atlanta, GA


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.

Wabtec’s Digital Intelligence organization develops customer-focused state-of-the-art software solutions targeted to optimize Transportation and Logistics ecosystems. As Senior Director of Software Architecture, you will lead a talented team in building the architectural capability and roadmap for software products helping achieve desired outcomes for our customers. This is a strategic role which defines the technology roadmap and data aggregation platform for global customers.

The Senior Director of Software Architecture will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and vision for architectural decisions within Wabtec’s Digital Intelligence solutions, with specific focus on Network Operations and Logistics and Analytics product lines.  The successful applicant will work closely with product leadership and the executive staff to ensure that product strategy and execution are in concert with the overall architecture plan. This role will lead a team of architects in forming architecture decisions and partner with the engineering team on implementation.

She/He will lead the definition of system and application architecture, provide technical guidance, vision, problem anticipation, and problem-solving ability to organization. The Software Architect team supports software design, microservices, AI integration, front-end responsive web sites, and backend Java and spring services.


  • Responsible for providing technical leadership for defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure
  • Help define and then communicate/apply technical strategy to daily activates and ensure products evolve toward the strategy
  • Responsible for evaluating emerging & established technologies against product requirements and for delivering platform/ product solutions along with tools and processes to support robust designs.
  • Be a technology advocate in business and customer interactions
  • Promote design of and aid in developing high performing and scalable end-to-end micro services that can integrate with rest of the microservices ecosystem
  • Evaluate technology choices and articulate tradeoffs
  • Work with GMs, Vice President of Engineering, CTO, and business development teams to develop multi generation software technology plans
  • Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse
  • Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
  • Have ability to innovate and lead strategic planning for upcoming product roadmap items ahead of engineering teams


  • BE/BTech/MTech in ECE /Computer Science /EEE /IT or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
  • Minimum of 7+ years managing architect teams
  • Proficient in multiple enterprise technologies, architectural styles, and containerization techniques.
  • Expert knowledge and experience in Java, microservices, event driven architecture, frameworks, various open-source stacks, and relational databases.

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.