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System Engineer

Hiawatha, IA

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Herzog Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a System Engineer in Hiawatha, IA.  HTI is developing industry-leading products, and at the forefront of PTC.  The ideal candidate is a problem solver who is always learning; has demonstrated attention to detail and flexibility; can work well individually; works well with others; and is willing to become an expert in areas of PTC and railroading.  The job includes mostly office work and may include occasional travel opportunities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain requirements, designs, and test cases for complex systems with many components
  • Create and maintain user or program documentation for complex systems
  • Maintain traceability within project or program documentation
  • Derive and maintain traceability among industry standards, customer requirements, and vendor documentation
  • Review and evaluate internal, vendor, and subcontractor documentation, and provide appropriate feedback
  • Design, execute, and oversee system testing
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related discipline
  • Proficiency in requirement elicitation, requirement management, and traceability
  • Proficiency in designing new systems
  • Ability to stimulate innovative ideas and approaches to processes and opportunities
  • Ability to analyze proposed changes for impact on an existing system or system design
  • Ability to absorb complex requirements and propose an effective solution
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to balance business, design, and technical constraints
  • Willingness to explain technical decisions and work in an environment of continuous feedback
  • Understanding of safety analysis a plus
  • Proficiency or experience with UML modeling tools a plus
  • Programming or scripting skills a plus
Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • Pass and maintain e-RAILSAFE pre-employment background check and safety certification (as mandated by Herzog’s Railroad customers).  Employees/applicants can be denied access to the railroad property if they have:  
    • A felony conviction within the last 7 years.
    • An active warrant or open court case.
    • A fraud alert and/or your release from incarceration within the last 5 years and/or a history of misdemeanors or crimes of concern.
  • Maintain valid driver’s license
  • Pass a motor vehicle report review and be able to meet Herzog’s driving policy (no major driving violations in the previous 3 years)
  • Pass pre-employment physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.
  • Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all.
  • Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.
About Herzog Technologies, Inc.:
Herzog Technologies, Inc. (HTI) is a technology leader in the rail industry.  HTI’s team consists of innovators, continuously seeking new ways to improve the industry. This unique combination of expertise puts us at the forefront of the industry, continuing Herzog’s push for safety, quality, and innovation.
HTI is owned by Herzog Companies, which was founded in 1969 by William E. Herzog as a heavy/highway construction contractor in the Midwest. Herzog now specializes in Railroad Construction, Transit Operation and Maintenance Services, Civil Construction and Railroad Services nationwide. By always challenging ourselves - and each other - to push for more, we keep Herzog at the forefront of the rail industry.
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It is the policy of Herzog Technologies, Inc. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted 10/09/17

Job ID: 62199