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Junior Software Developer - Rail Automation

East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility Management
Requisition Number: 237443
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-East Pittsburgh
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight  Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,  Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives,  and Financial Services.
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.


Job Description:

Siemens Mobility
Siemens Mobility supplies railway markets the world over with solutions and turnkey installations for railway automation and telecommunication.
Our customers are infrastructure operators and mainline railways all around the world as well as industrial railways and public transport authorities in cities and megacities.
Our products and systems are used for automating our customers' operations management processes and thus make a considerable contribution to improving their economic situation in particular and mobility in general.
We are looking for the best talent to shape the technology of the future. Come build your career in one of the best companies in the world!
 
Position Overview:
The Software Engineer will participate in project teams that design and maintain real-time embedded software applications for safety-critical vehicle-based control systems and components.  The successful candidate will be responsible for collaborating with other engineering departments and overseeing the development, documentation, verification, and support of safety-critical real-time microprocessor-based systems and products applied in the railroad signal industry.  The position will report to the Software Engineering Manager in the Rail Automation Carborne Systems business unit.
Responsibilities:
  • Perform requirements capture, analysis, specification, validation, and verification.
  • Develop, maintain, document, test, and verify real-time microprocessor-based software applications.
  • Conduct feasibility, proof of concept, and prototyping activities.
  • Adhere to established guidelines and processes to meet technical standards and ensure maintainability.
  • Demonstrate both written and verbal communications skills to develop plans, specifications, reports, etc.  Effectively communicate complex and technical concepts to ensure that they are well understood.
  • Demonstrate ability to debug, troubleshoot, and isolate hardware and software issues.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical, computer, or software engineering, or related degree.
  • Some proficiency with C programming language and in-circuit development / debugging tools
  • Some proficiency in debugging and troubleshooting skills.
  • Proficiency in verbal communications, presentation, and technical writing skills.
  • Some proficiency in Microsoft Office tools.
  • Periodic travel up to 25%.
     
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
  • Entry level position, but intern experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of MISRA and IEEE standards pertaining railroad vehicle systems / software.
  • Experience with test equipment including oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers, digital data recorders, and multi-meters.
  • Experience with requirements management tools, such as DOORS.
  • 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.
 
Why Siemens?
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent health, vision, and dental plans with many options from which to choose.
  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short, and Long Term Disability coverage.
  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
  • Education reimbursement programs available.
  • Extensive product training and professional career development.
 


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Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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