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Control Software Engineer- for Traction Applications

Control Software Engineer- for Traction Applications

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Engineering Manager

Your role and responsibilities

For our competence center at ABB Traction in Turgi, we are looking for a flexible and highly motivated Control Software Engineer to strengthen our multi-disciplinary Engineering team. If you like working in a dynamic environment, developing traction application software for a wide range of vehicles such as trams, locomotives, trains, buses or mining trucks, \"mixing\" technical challenges and customer focus, this opportunity is for you! The work model for the role is: hybridYour responsibilities:•Using our SW templates, you develop the application layer of the control software for customer projects for traction converters from the software requirements definition to the operational release running on the final system. •You create and update software documentation according to the defined standards and homologation needs. •You test and troubleshoot software in diverse environments like real-time simulator, laboratory, and finally support our customer during commissioning and homologation on the vehicle. For these activities you are willing to travel between 20 to 30% of the time. •You provide technical support to your peers, to other disciplines and to the customer during project development, laboratory testing, homologation, initial operation and service.

Qualifications for the role

  • You have a strong background in software development for closed-loop control, signal processing, algorithms, and real-time programming.
  • You can showcase your expertise in IEC 61131-3 programming languages (CODESYS) and are familiar with software versioning tools such as SVN and Git.
  • Your structured approach ensures the creation of high-quality software and documentation.
  • Knowledge of converter control and power electronics is advantageous.
  • Experience with communication protocols and field buses like CAN, TRDP, J1939, and MVB is a plus.
  • Understanding of software development process standards like EN 50657, EN 50128, or ISO 26262 is beneficial.
  • You excel in collaborating with multidisciplinary teams, adapt quickly to new challenges, and offer creative solutions.
  • Your strong written and verbal communication skills complement your degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Control Systems, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in English is required, and knowledge of German is advantageous.


More about us

ABB Traction is a leader in traction technologies, driving innovation in rail and e-mobility. Our propulsion, auxiliary and energy storage solutions contribute to making transportation more sustainable, while saving energy every day. Our people and culture are the foundation of our success. We all together make the difference for our customers every day. We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). We value people from different backgrounds. Apply today for your next career step within ABB and visit www.abb.com to learn about the impact of our solutions across the globe. #MyABBStory

Control Software Engineer- for Traction Applications


Veröffentlicht am 05.06.2024

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