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Lead Electronics Hardware Engineer - R&D Rail Automation

Munhall, Pennsylvania
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility Management
Requisition Number: 217366
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Munhall
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens Mobility Division
Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.
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Job Description:

Position Overview:
We are seeking a hands-on Lead Electronics Hardware Engineer for our Rail Automation R&D team in the domain of embedded systems for rail signaling and onboard equipment. In this role, you will design and develop new components as well as add enhancements to existing products. To be successful, you will possess a solid understanding of electrical engineering principles, digital and analog design practices, FPGA experience, background knowledge in signal processing and/or network communications, and be capable of translating functional requirements into efficient working designs.
This Role will include the following responsibilities:
  • Performs complex maintenance, enhancement, testing and support of existing hardware.
  • Performs the quality process by the detailed execution of module, sub-system and system test procedures.
  • Performs designing, developing, and implementing complex electronic hardware solutions while adhering to manufacturing capabilities.
  • Completes estimates for complex task duration, supporting the process for developing and maintaining schedules, cost and quality.
  • Completes review of complex specifications and other documentation to determine hardware engineering requirements.
  • Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of electronics design through successful completion of moderately complex assignments.
  • Perform initial hardware check-out and debug. Testing and validation of boards designed.
  • Schematic design for multi-layer PCB design. Guide PCB layout designer from placement to finish.
  • Generate design documents (technical writings), block diagrams, BOM’s and prototype test plan
  • Understanding of design principles (FMEA Analysis, Reliability Analysis). 
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • You will have 6+ years of successful experience in a directly related field and successful demonstration of designing mixed-signal hardware featuring FPGA, Processors, Microcontrollers, ADCs/DACs, (POL) DC/DC converters, etc.
  • You will have 2+years of experience in FPGA development environments and FPGA development tool flows. 
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Advanced Degree preferred, Masters, PhD, or MBA. 
  • Technical knowledge of signaling, operations concepts in rail industry, rail products
  • Experience with Safety critical/Vital systems and knowledge of RF
  • Experience in VHDL, Verilog, and or System Verilog HDL languages
  • Digital signal processing and/or network processing FPGA applications
  • Knowledge of FCC guidelines for emissions and susceptibility.
  • Familiarity with high-level FPGA HDL code generation tool flows (Matlab, Simulink, C/C++)
  • Familiarity with circuit card design, implementation, integration, and test and validation
  • Ability to work effectively on multi-disciplinary teams to support both sustaining engineering for new and existing products.
Why Siemens?
In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:
-A competitive base salary
-Excellent health/vision/dental plans, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, & 3 weeks of PTO to start
-Extensive training along with career development
We aim to hire top talent and provide them with opportunities to earn top dollar.  Siemens is a great place to have a career in an innovative environment.  If you're interested in becoming a Hardware Engineer with Siemens Rail Automation, we'll offer you the support and career advancement to make it happen!
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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