Hitachi Rail STS USA is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated System Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Lima, Peru.
Who We Are :
Hitachi Rail STS is an international leader with a global presence in signaling and the implementation of integrated transport systems for freight and passenger railways, as well as mass transit systems.
We design, manufacture and implement signaling systems for the management and control of freight and passenger traffic on mainline railways as well as metros.
Hitachi Rail STS is not only a valuable company, but a company based on values. We believe that our five key values guide our actions and make Hitachi Rail STS a competitive, effective company : Customer Focus, Innovation and Excellence, People, Team Spirit, and Integrity.
Define Concept of Operations for the project including identifying operational scenarios and use cases
Define System Architecture for the project (logical, functional, and physical architectures)
Lead scope / requirement discussions with technical teams and customer
Lead System Requirements effort and maintain the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
Decompose System Requirements to lower-level elements and work with the engineering teams to ensure proper allocation
Serve as the project’s cross-functional technical interface between product development, engineering, manufacturing, verification & validation, commissioning, and RAMS teams.
Identify, define, control and manage system interfaces
Acquire deep understanding of subsystems provided by external suppliers and ensure compatibility at system level
Support project Engineering in all technical decisions
Active participation in optimal overall project technical solution
Support Customer design review and internal design reviews
Support lab, factory, and field testing
Define impact analysis for proposed changes to the system and support System Configuration Management through the whole lifecycle
Ensure compliance with company processes
Understands and integrates applicable CMMI, CENELEC, AREMA, IEEE, IPC, etc standards.
Required Skills / Knowledge :
Minimum 5 years’ experience as lead systems / design engineer for Engineering system applications
Ability to acquire deep understanding of new technologies with minimal guidance
Ability to communicate complex ideas to peers, management, and customers in a simplified manner
Strong technical troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
Strong prior experience applying fundamental Systems Engineering concepts :
Extensive understanding and / or prior experience with engineering lifecycles, delivery, and HW / SW integration lifecycle
Deep competency in interactions between mechanical, electrical, and software components in complex electromechanical systems
Strong prior experience with Microsoft Office suite, requirements management systems, product lifecycle management systems, defect tracking tools, and software configuration tools
Success with multi-tasking across multiple projects at given time
Builds effective relationships and has exceptional communication and leadership skills
Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
Desired Skills / Knowledge :
Prefer Expertise in any ONE or more of the following : Power systems including traction power and medium to low voltage designs EMI / EMC system integration and validation Telecoms and Network designs Automated control design and development systems Conventional signaling control designs CBTC (Communication based train control) systems and designs
Prefer rail or rail transit domain experience, but not required
Demonstrated ability to lead, engage, and manage tasking of cross-functional teams of varying skills / experience
Prior experience collaborating with a diverse, cross-functional team across multiple geographic locations