System Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Pittsburgh, PA


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.

We are the doers. The leaders. The makers. Our teams are hungry to make history, acting with integrity to relentlessly improve people’s lives. It’s time to stop dreaming about the future; let’s build it together.

If you are interested in joining our Talent Community, please share your resume with us. When a position that matches your qualifications becomes available it’s that much easier to connect!

As a System Engineer, you will use all your abilities to coordinate the design, development, and deliverables of the innovative solutions we bring to the industry in great partnership with our customers. You’ll work alongside other self-starters interested in solving complex problems for our clients, delivering high-quality solutions, driving the future of Transportation and Logistics.


  • Act as the translator of customer needs and requirements, making them crystal clear to the internal teams
  • Be the orchestrator of a multi-function team to design, develop, test, and deliver a high-quality solution
  • Lead the engineering team to design, develop, test, and deliver beyond our commitments
  • Be a Technical Leader for the projects across global cross-functional teams (Product / Program Management, SW COE, Electrical Integration, Train Control, Office Systems, Safety, Validation and Applications Engineering) assuring “cradle to grave” success.
  • Be obsessed with the state-of-the-art processes, constantly improving how we work
  • Be smart on money decisions, managing budgets, spending, looking for cost improvement opportunities
  • Act as the PR of the project, kicking it off, communicating its status to the Sr Leaders and customers
  • As a forever learner, promote a learning environment. With postmortem analysis, fail studies, lessons learned, etc. Using them to improve next projects
  • Drive the knowledge management across the team, with updated documentation
  • Be an inspirational leader to the team, developing, coaching, and guiding the growth of other team members


  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in ECE / EEE /Computer Science / IT or in STEM Majors or equivalent
  • Domain expertise
  • 3 - 6 years of work experience working as System Engineer/Product Owner/Product development
  • Knowledge of AAR and CENELEC Safety standards for the rail industry.

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.