Thursday, July 18, 2024

JOB: Lead Engineer – Verification & Validation At Wabtec In Bengaluru

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Location: Bengaluru

Company: Wabtec

The “MCA Controls Test Engineer” is responsible for development and maintenance of test plans, procedures to (a) execute the testing on HITL & locomotive environment (b) result analysis, review and acceptance of control software before giving go-ahead for the deployment on locomotive. This role includes the review and analysis of design requirements, functional specifications and then creating test plans, test procedures, categorizing test steps to be executed on appropriate test platform to efficiently utilize available test platforms and analyzing test results. Strong knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering principles and a background in testing and troubleshooting are typically required for this role.

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Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Participate in design/system requirements review, specification reviews at various levels within the system/sub-system.
  • Development of test procedure on Magic Draw/Doors to perform system integration testing and system level testing.
  • Provide inputs for creating test environment/setup, review & maintain test results.
  • Execution of test procedures on control software and components utilizing the following platforms: Hardware in the loop (HITL), Model in the loop (MITL), Locomotive.
  • Create a record of all deviations/defects with enough details using formal software life cycle management tools (Clear Quest etc.) & provide support until resolution.
  • Develop automation scripts to automate test procedures, data collection, generate reports and ensure repeatable measurements with the help of test tools and simulators.
  • Perform system-level testing on HITL/Locomotive against the system requirement and interface specification prior to production release.
  • Working closely with the internal and external design/test teams in identifying problems & implementing solutions.
  • Produce periodic status and operational reports
  • Apply and improve the utilization of all software and hardware tools and assist in the creation of new testing software, hardware tools and techniques.
  • Make independent technical contributions in-support of program objectives, as well as interacting with other Wabtec or contract engineers.


  • B.E. / B. Tech. / M. Tech. in electronics/electrical/instrumentation engineering with a broad technical understanding of IV&V activities.
  • 5 to 10 years of related design/test engineering experience with hands on experience on testing and validation utilizing the following platforms: HITL, SITL, system level (preferable Locomotive or Automotive)
  • Experience in developing test procedures for control software, electrical and electronic equipment, systems, and components.
  • Strong understanding of general control design principles including various communication protocols (Serial RS232/422, CAN or ethernet).
  • Strong communication/presentation skills and ability to communicate with all levels within the organization
  • Ability to work “hands-on” in test labs and on locomotives.
  • Ability to travel (domestic and overseas) as required (travel < 25%)


  • Experience with sysML modeling tools like Magic draw, doors (or any other requirement management tool).
  • Experience with Simulink test, writing python scripts, NI-Lab View, or standard automation tools.
  • Experience and understanding of the operational interworking’s of loco control systems and database management systems used to support complex control systems
  • Experience of testing in various areas like engine control, traction control or battery management system related to rail, or automotive industry is desirable.
  • Experience identifying and implementing test automation solutions
  • Experience with application lifecycle management tools and software change management, requirements management and traceability, test case development and workflow management
  • Strong communication/presentation skills and ability to communicate with all levels within the organization.


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