Senior Software Engineer

Wabtec Control Systems Pty Ltd (South Melbourne VIC, Australia) 26 days 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: [...] 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.

Wabtec Control Systems (WCS) is a leading provider of railway signalling and industrial electrical and communications solutions. Whether it's a greenfield project, an upgrade to an existing site, or the ongoing service and maintenance of critical assets, WCS has the capability to provide a complete electrical and communications solution. Additionally, we have the capacity to integrate specialist skills in mechanical, civil and other engineering disciplines to offer our customers turnkey design, construct and maintenance packages.

Wabtec Control Systems is currently looking to engage a Senior Software Engineer, based in Melbourne, that is talented and highly skilled who will provide high-level technical support and supervision in relation to the design, checking and validating rail software systems in accordance with best-practice standards.

To apply for this opportunity, you must demonstrate:

  • Lead a local and remote software team. 
  • Monitor progress and initiate remedial action where required to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget;
  • Supervise the preparation of Engineering documentation for standards and specifications in relation to software systems;
  • The ability to design and architect solutions with scalability in mind;
  • Experience across a variety of software development technologies – Java, SOAP, Visual Basic, C#, .Net and SQL etc.;
  • Excellent knowledge of best practice and development methodologies and tools (BDD, TDD, automation testing);
  • Good knowledge of enterprise databases;
  • A passion for problem-solving and algorithms



  • Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Equivalent;
  • Good experience in software engineering processes and principles, particularly in an agile development life cycle.
  • User Interface and Graphical Programming experience.
  • System Software Programming;
  • Experienced in Java, Visual Basic, .Net and SQL programming;
  • Experienced in SOAP Web services, REST API.
  • Blue/green deployment experience a plus;


  • Rail background and or experience;
  • Familiar with IEEE and/or CENELEC Standards.

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.

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