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Software Developer

by Wabtec Corporation

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Apr 01, 2024
Wabtec Corporation

Job Description


Software Developer

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 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.


Location - London ON

Full-time, Temporary - 12 months


Who will you be working with?

Wabtec’s Bach-Simpson division is the lead Event Recorder OEM in the North American Transit market. It designs, develops, and maintains an array of electronic systems and Automated Test Equipment for passenger and freight rail markets.


How will you make a difference?

As a member of Bach-Simpson and Wabtec’s Core Electronics Group, you will be responsible for developing software in a managed process environment. This work including analyzing new requirements, and writing, testing, debugging, and improving both new and existing code. You will work in an Agile methodology, meeting daily with the team to facilitate work collaboration and to support each other. You will report to the Software Engineering Manager, who will meet with you during daily team stand-up meetings as well as quarterly or more for one on ones.


What do we want to know about you?

These are the key Qualifications we are looking for:

  • Degree/diploma in Computer Science or closely related field.
  • Five years’ experience with C programming on Linux
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) clearly, accurately, and eloquently in English
  • Ability to document the design architecture prior to coding
  • Excellent attention to detail in all phases of software development and testing
  • Customer facing experience (demo’s, support, technical presentations, etc.)


The following qualities would be advantageous:

  • Embedded Linux experience
  • Linux kernel module development experience working with hardware at the PCB level
  • Efficient self-motivator with a proven ability to prioritize multiple streams of work and meet deadlines


What will your typical day look like?

Reporting to the Software Development Manager, this position is responsible for providing software and software documentation for systems of varying size and complexity. Specifically, the Software Developer will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Development software in a CMMI ML2 environment as a member of the software team
  • Test, debug and improve code
  • Analyze new requirements
  • Investigate new technologies, research, design and write new software programs
  • Write technical documentation
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the team, assisting and advising on technical matters as required.
  • Attend daily stand-up meetings with the software team
  • Use internal systems to manage your work assignments and time spent on tasks
  • Work at times individually or collaboratively with others on the team on software projects
  • Enjoy the free coffee


You may also be asked to perform other duties outside of your function or trade, for which adequate training will be provided if necessary.

Wabtec will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in Canada for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check.

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.