Sr 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.

Job Summary –

This role is for Movement Planner Service Design product development as part of Network Optimization in Wabtec Digital Electronics. Person in this role is responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. Candidate should be able to work independently and contribute to the immediate team and teams across the business. You will build simple solutions to complex problems, with a large number of variables and scenarios considered and optimized in a small amount of time in an agile framework. Candidate should have strong hands-on technical skills in full stack development using Java/J2EE & microservice backend development and Angular 11 frontend. Docker, containerization, AWS knowledge will be an added advantage for the selection of the candidate. Candidate should have good communication skills, working knowledge in agile scrum and work with local and global scrum team consisting of developer, tester, PO, tech lead, SME. Candidate should be self-motivated, problem solver, focus on quality and delivery and interested to learn new technologies and skills as required in the project execution. This role will be based out of Bangalore Wabtec office and will be reporting to the Sr. Manager of Engineering.

Job Description / Essential Responsibilities –

Strong hands-on experience in front end development and technologies – Angular11 and above, javascript, typescript, html5, Websocket, React js (desirable) Strong hands-on experience in Java/J2EE & microservice backend development Strong full stack development experience following agile scrum framework Knowledgeable in docker, containerization, cloud and willing to scale up in these areas Expert in breaking down stories and estimate effort for development tasks CI/CD, Jenkins, security tools knowledge and working experience from development standpoint Quality, cyber security and best practices focused in development Work on Features/US/Defects as prioritized during sprints and PI plan. Owns work and collaborate with team in India and US to deliver the business outcomes Able to lead technically a small team of developers and testers and work closely with product team Participate in production support hyper care/on call support Follow coding best practices to deliver high-quality deliverables in a timely manner Work in a scrum team of developers/QA/PO/SM/TL Collaborate with developers, product team, SMEs in US and Australia scrum teams Make efforts to meet delivery timelines and sprint and PI objectives and willing to stretch as required Strong interpersonal and communication skills Contribute during scrum ceremonies, independently owns work and tasks and shows high accountability to deliver on time Willing to explore technologies/new areas as may be required to deliver certain work/US/Defect Demonstrates the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment. Understands whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module. Helps in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules. Serves as subject matter expert (SME) on one or more major modules. Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem


Experience in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes. Understands the importance of improving quality through testing Drives design reviews, defines interfaces between code modules, and applies existing

technology to designs.

Expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices. Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solve problems and achieve right business outcomes Contribute to peer reviews with the intent of strengthening the quality of software. Provide ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements to existing systems and platforms Challenge yourself and the team to continuously improve Collaborate with Product Managers and Product Owners to maximize the value provided to customers with every release. 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. Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products Ability to document system designs clearly and concisely. Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members Experience leading software development for new product introductions

Education, Job Qualification and Skill Requirements –

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) 5 - 8 years of overall professional experience in software development 3 – 5 years of hands-on experience in front end development and technologies - Angular11 & above, React js (desirable), javascript, typescript, html5, Websocket, PolymerJS 1-2 years of hands-on experience in Java/J2EE & microservice backend development Cloud/AWS exposure and experience with docker, containerization, Kubernetes is desirable Demonstrated problem solving ability Self-driven, quick learner, results-oriented, and a clear focus on high quality Experience in AGILE Software development and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Proactive, self-starter and ability to manage multiple tasks effectively Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire partners and stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment Have experience working with global teams, work with agile development and test team High degree of organization, individual initiative, and personal accountability Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making Experience triaging problems with sense of urgency. Must be a good team player and strong interpersonal skills to work in a scrum team of developers, testers and leads.

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.