SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER at Hitachi (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Project 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 Pittsburgh, PA.

Accountabilities:• Achievement of the delivery of design work packages on schedule and in accordance with the planned budget• Responsible for leading work packet Project Monitoring and Control activities including maintaining schedule, CTC, MPR updates, meeting minutes, risk register, and change orders.• Prioritization and monitoring of software problem report status, and execution of tasks within functional areas that includes engineering and software development activities• Track performance and analyze the completion of key goals.• Conduct regular meetings with clients to ensure clarification and meet specific requirements in a timely manner.• Facilitates scope/requirement discussions with technical teams and customer. • Document and report project progress to stakeholders and clients.• Active participation in optimal overall project technical solution• Understands and integrates applicable CMMI, CENELEC, AREMA, IEEE, IPC, etc standards.• Ensure that project objectives are communicated to the project team and monitors that all technical project activities are aligned with the project schedule• Ensure that correct Configuration Management (including document management and transmittal process) is always in place• Delegate tasks to team members according to their individual skill sets, experience and abilities to ensure efficient completion of the project.• Actively follow up requirement specification and integration compliance within the project and system disciplines.

Required Skills/ Knowledge:• Minimum 5 years' experience as project engineer or lead systems/software engineer for large software control system applications• Signaling / Transportation railway experience• PTC knowledge with either design or implementation• Prior experience with basic Project Management:
o Maintaining and controlling budget
o Schedule monitoring/development,
o Maintaining risk register,
o Resource and task management• Extensive understanding and/or prior experience with software development lifecycles, delivery, and HW/SW integration lifecycle• Strong prior experience with Microsoft Office suite, scheduling software (MS Project or Primavera), requirements management systems, and software configuration tools• Prior experience managing small-medium sized projects and project teams• Demonstrated ability to lead, engage, and manage tasking of cross-functional teams of varying skills/experience• 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• Electrical, Electronic, or Computer Engineering or Information Technology Qualifications/University Degree or Equivalent Technical Background

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:• Prefer rail or rail transit domain experience with PTC implementation• Familiar with ATS products, technology, and project deliverables• Prefer prior experience supporting Bids and Proposals for new work• Experience with overall systems architecture design• Experience with robust, mission critical control systems• Experience with providing leadership in either a functional management or project management role

Education:• Bachelor's Degree
Languages:• English- Proficient


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Hitachi operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Santa Clara, CA. Hitachi was founded in 2022. It has 33676 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 279 open jobs at Hitachi, click here.
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