Software Engineer

Wabtec Corporation Cedar Rapids , IA 52402

Posted 1 week ago

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company's new website at:

It's not just about your career or your job titleit's about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted watersdo things that haven't been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Job Summary:

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.

Essential Job Functions/

  • 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 0 - 5 years of work experience

  • A good understanding of Linux operating systems and networking (TCP/IP)

  • 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.

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and stylespeople like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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