Sr Software Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Anne Arundel County, MD


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

We are currently searching for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Rail Platform team in Los Angeles, CA or Annapolis, MD. The Senior Software Engineer will perform all phases of software engineering in a SCADA and Train control environment. It includes requirement analysis, design, development, code, unit test, system integration, and field installation.

Hybrid work option available.

Job Responsibilities

  •  Perform software design and development tasks
  •  Work with and extend existing components to implement requirements.
  •  Participate in Requirement analysis and Design / Code reviews.
  •  Assist with software testing and documentation.
  •  Handle documentation for procedures, training and enhancements.
  •  Participate on project teams to adapt AIM Platform rail control system

The ongoing goals for this position are as follows:

  •  Design new elements or changes in scope of project software.
  •  Maintain and enhance existing software baseline.
  •  Participate in code reviews and knowledge transfer.
  •  Interact with end customer, product owner and other stakeholders on technical issues.
  •  Meet schedule deadlines and remain within budget.
  •  Follow and enforce engineering guidelines set in software development methodology.
  •  Contribute to team coding standards and monitor the code base for compliance.
  • Ability to interact with stakeholders and customers and correctly interpret their needs and requirements.
  • Establishes and maintains effective professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience OR In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required
  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology,
  • Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.
  • Experience working in software development, testing, and control systems.
  • Solid knowledge and hands-on experience at an intermediate to senior level with the following software development languages: C/C++, Java; experience with JavaScript, JavaFX, Node.js, React and Swing; Tcl is a Plus
  • UI/UX design, tools (eg. Figma) and associated industry standards
  • Knowledge and hands on experience with SQL and DBMS such as MS SQL or Oracle database.
  • Familiar with both Agile and Waterfall SDLC
  • Experience with Requirements Analysis, Design, Development, Test, Implementation, and integration.
  • Experience with Jira, Bitbucket, Git, Confluence
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to work independently as a self-starter and within a team.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with SCADA Control Systems.
  • Software Systems Integration.
  • Enjoy problem solving and committed to delivering high-quality software.
  • Interface with external data sources.
  • A strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Experience with cyber security, pen testing and system hardening
  • Experience with Enterprise Authentication.
  • Experience with multi-threaded programming and practices.
  • Positive attitude and eager to learn and improve.
  • Cloud Based design and development and familiarization with Docker, containerization and K8 in AWS, Azure or other cloud environments

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.