Systems Engineer - CBTC Railway Signaling in Greater Pittsburgh Area at Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/3/2020

Job Snapshot


About the Division

MEPPI’s Transportation Systems Division operates North American manufacturing and testing facilities for Propulsion, Onboard power supply systems, Communications Based Train Control (CBTC), and HVAC that are specifically designed for the North American transit industry. Our manufacturing facilities combine Mitsubishi Electric’s successful manufacturing principles along with the economic benefits of local production and sourcing of components to meet our strict manufacturing standards. These benefits also ensure our adherence to the Buy America Act (BAA) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE/WBE/MBE) requirements.
Mitsubishi Electric boasts a worldwide supply record spanning over fifty (50) years, across twenty-six (26) countries and over 29,000 vehicles. Our rolling stock products are of highest quality and exceed all transit industry requirement in reliability and performance metrics.

Job Description and Requirements

Job Description

Perform System Engineering activities in support of Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) projects. Work with System Engineering and Sub-System engineers to assure compliance to customer Interoperability Interface Specification (I2S) and other standards.

  • Collaborate with customer engineers and MELCO engineers to identify technical requirements and customer expectations.
  • Support and guide MELCO engineers in the development of the Requirements Specifications and requirements tracing to all customer specifications and I2S.
  • Function as main contact with customer for development, clarifications, allocations and tracing to MELCO design documents to insure compliance of the CBTC design to customer requirements.
  • Perform System Integration between land side equipment, vehicle equipment and other rail signaling subsystems.
  • Provide technical guidance on the testing and commissioning of the CBTC system.
  • Oversee the preparation of and/or write responses to customer technical correspondence through the Program Manager.
  • Make technical presentations during design reviews for requirements compliance and management of technical issues.
  • Support the development of the following System Engineering activities:
  • Requirements Specification
    • Architecture Description
    • Interface Description
    • System Integration and Development Plans
    • Requirements Management Plans
    • Support for internal and external Design Reviews
    • Support for Safety, RAM, V and V, T and C
  • Prepare system operational plans and reports that explain how the equipment being developed meets requirements.
  • Oversee generation of Monthly Technical Project Reports. Review and finalize reports for customer issue.
  • Maintain contract document requirement lists and track progress of items through correspondence.
  • Resolve technical issues related to the production of equipment at MEPPI.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field with a minimum 5 years of experience in Communication Based Train Control, or equivalent education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Broad knowledge of radio communication network.
  • Advanced knowledge of vital system and vital software development methodologies. 
  • Advanced knowledge of requirement development and requirements tracing to customer specifications.
  • Advanced interpersonal, communication and presentation skills required to communicate with customers and employees.
  • Advanced knowledge of the development lifecycle and lifecycle products.
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office products and scheduling software.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability