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Wabtec Corporation Subsystem Engineer Controls in Contagem, Brazil

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: http://www.WabtecCorp.com .

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do 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.

Who will you be working with?

The Energy Storage Technology team’s Vision is to create innovation with purpose. We are at the heart of Wabtec’s decarbonization journey. We create solutions that matter to the world & our business.

Mission: “We deliver robust leading-edge Energy Storage Equipment, Controls and Systems Integration technology. We make it real. We drive competitive advantage. Measure us on dependability and delivering consistently in a dynamic environment.”

How will you make a difference?

As a member of the Energy Storage Team , you will be the regional BMS controls focal point interfacing to adjacent subsystem’s, system’s, and manufacturing counterparts for assigned projects. This position will provide BMS Electrical Component factory support, leading the associated locomotive validation activity and have an opportunity to participate in BMS Electrical development efforts both internal and external of the region.

What do we want to know about you?

Qualifications/Requirements –

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Software or Controls Engineering.

  • Minimum of 8 years of hands-on experience performing embedded controls design or validation.

  • Must be fluent in both English and Portuguese.

Desired Characteristics

  • Working knowledge of Battery Management System (BMS) architecture & functionality as applied to Lithium -ion Batteries

  • Practical understanding of analog and digital electronics circuits

  • Working knowledge of Software development lifecycle and associated tools such as ClearQuest and Software Defect logging.

  • Working knowledge of CENELEC, IEC/EN 50657, 50126 Railway Applications Software Integrity related Standards (Automotive or Industrial equivalents also acceptable)

  • Experience developing control requirements, Matlab Simulink model implementation

  • Experience developing & executing Matlab Simulink Test harness’s

  • Experience executing controls/software validation utilizing HitL simulators

  • Experience performing Locomotive level Validation Testing or similar level OHV or other industrial equivalent applications.

  • Prior exposure to manufacturing & lab environments

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Self-Starter

What will your typical day look like?

  • Participate in design reviews developing and documenting validation plans,

  • Identify test equipment and test apparatus requirements and coordinate the procurement in order to execute validation

  • Provide Factory Support throughout Loco Build Lifecycle regarding Energy Storage/BMS integration

  • Lead on Loco Energy Storage/BMS Subsystem Validation (Engineering Validation/Type Testing)

  • Lead on Loco Energy Storage/BMS Subsystem Commercial Test/Routine Test definition, integration into overall Loco Commercial Test plan, and support initial execution with manufacturing personnel

  • Track, manage, and report status of development & validation efforts to various levels of the organization.

  • Identify and escalate emerging issues and offer possible mitigations/next steps


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 styles…people 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.