Software Test Engineer - Rail Automation

Job Description

Organization: Mobility
Business Unit: United States
Requisition Number: 244224
Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Job Description:

Siemens Rail Automation

Siemens 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 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!




This test engineer would be a part of a test team dedicated to test and validate a high quality product to improve rail safety. Responsibilities within the test team include:

  • Creating testing plans and specifications
  • Create, implement, and debug test cases
  • Defect analysis and resolution
  • Analyzing and reviewing test cases
  • Modifying and developing an API for the internal test environment
  • End to end integration of external systems to ensure interoperability
  • Customer interface via demonstrations, lab integration, and field testing, etc.
  • Coordination with internal and external teams


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
  • 8+ years of test or systems integration experience or similar position
  • 1-2 years of software development experience in C++/C
  • Experience in continuous integration testing
  • Experience with leading teams of mixed disciplines
  • Strong attention to detail, an ability to multitask, and an ability to work independently and on a team
  • Must be passionate about testing and validating an embedded product.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Experience with embedded real-time applications, and familiarity with multi-threading.   
  • Experience with IBM RQM
  • Knowledge of the testing methods
  • Experience with ClearCase or other SCM software
  • Experience with product verification and validation
  • Experience in Agile development
  • Experience in Reverse Engineering
  • Able to communicate efficiently with a broad cross section of technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Previous experience with customer engagements


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.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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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