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Software Engineer

at Wabtec Corporation

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Reference #: 3925
Keywords: architecture

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-IA-Cedar Rapids
    Functional Area
    Business Unit
    Regular Full-Time
    Wabtec Railways Electronics
  • Overview

    Design, develop and support real time embedded software applications for Positive Train Control products at Wabtec Railway Electronics (WRE) a leading supplier of technology-based products and services for the rail and transit industries.


    • Analysis, design and development of software for real-time applications on a Linux-like platform using C and/or C++.
    • Participate in designing, coding, testing, debugging, configuring, and documenting software as per the company’s policies and procedures
    • Working with a team to develop solutions that meet project requirements within the program schedule and budget constraints.
    • Take an active role in systems analysis and design of real time applications, defining interfaces between system segments and software architecture and design.
    • Facilitate support for fault isolation, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis activities during system integration and validation testing.
    • Triage reported issues to assess impact, determine work arounds and propose solutions
    • Assist with activities like requirements, design and code reviews.
    • Some travel requirements to interface with customers and/or support field test.


    • BS in Software Engineering/Computer Science/Electrical/Electronics Engineering is required and MS in a similar discipline is a plus with 5 – 10 years of work experience
    • A good understanding of Linux operating systems and networking (TCP/IP)
    • Solid work experience with SCM, change management, defect tracking, software build and release processes.
    • Experience in implementing a good development process including requirements tracing with tools like ReqPro, DOORS.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills, ability to articulate clearly and concisely.
    • Self-driven, results oriented and a clear focus on high quality, self-motivated: these qualities are a must.
    • High degree of attention to detail.

    Benefits as a Wabtec employee:

    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance starts on your first day
    • New hires start with 3 weeks of vacation per year then receive 4 weeks at the beginning of their 5th year

    • Paid Sick time
    • 10 paid holidays

    • Summer hours
    • Company paid disability, life insurance and AD&D.
    • 401(k) plan- receive 6% of your annual compensation in company-provided contributions (if you contribute 3%)

    • Tuition reimbursement

    • And much more!