Electronics Hardware Engineer II - Rail Automation

Job Description

Organization: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility Management
Requisition Number: 239603
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Munhall
Other Locations: United States-Kentucky-Louisville, United States-New York-New York
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

If you really want to make a difference - make it with Siemens.


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 seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, 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.


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Job Description:

Siemens Rail Automation
Rail Automation supplies railway markets around the world with solutions and turnkey installations for railway automation and telecommunication.Our customers are infrastructure operators and mainline railways all round the world as well as industrial railways and public transport authorities in cities and mega-cities.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:

Electronics Hardware Engineer II for Rail Automation R&D team in the domain of embedded systems for rail signaling and onboard equipment. The role of the Electronics Hardware Engineer will include responsibilities regarding design and development for new and enhancements of existing products. The electronics development tasks will include the development of safety critical hardware, communication systems and user interfaces. Daily activities are covering all aspects of project designs including: requirements engineering, design, hardware development, test, and V&V. 

This Role will include the following responsibilities:

  • Participates in semi-complex maintenance, enhancement, testing and of existing hardware.

  • Participates in semi-complex design, development, testing, and modification of hardware.

  • Participates in the quality process by the rigorous and detailed execution of module, sub-system and system test procedures.

  • Participates with designing, developing, and implementing semi-complex hardware solutions while adhering to manufacturing capabilities.

  • Participates in maintaining all engineering documentation to support a design effort.

  • Participates in estimating semi-complex task duration.

  • Participates in reviewing semi-complex specifications and other documentation to determine hardware engineering requirements.

  • Independently performs important areas of standard professional level work that typically requires processing and interpreting, more complex, less clearly-defined issues.

  • Refers semi-complex, unusual problems to others.

  • Identifies and resolves readily identifiable, clearly-defined problems.

  • Demonstrates a good grasp of knowledge and principles of electronics design and applies through successful completion of assignments.

  • Successfully applies knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of electronics design.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Physics or Computer Science.

  • Qualified applicants will have 3+ years of successful experience in a directly related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Advanced Degree preferred, Masters, PhD, or MBA.  Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience.

  • Technical knowledge signaling, operations concepts in rail industry, rail products

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience with Embedded Control Systems

  • Experience with Safety critical systems

  • Quality assurance, testing, test automation, verification, validation

  • Requirements engineering
  • System/ Software architecture
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.

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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