Who We Are
Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey.
With a presence in 38 countries across 3 continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.
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 analyse 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
Prior experience with basic Project Management :
Maintaining and controlling budget
Schedule monitoring / development,
Maintaining risk register,
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, but not required
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 / Qualifications
Languages : English AND Spanish Proficiency