Software Engineer 

LOCATION: Watertown / New York (US-NY), United States | BRAND: New York Air Brake | REQUISITION ID: 4043 | JOB GRADE: 15 


Since 1890, New York Air Brake has been an innovative leader in the heavy-haul railroad industry. As a member company of Knorr-Bremse –the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles--New York Air Brake is recognized worldwide as a Center of Competence for heavy-haul freight railroad control systems. From multiple locations, we serve customers across the United States, Canada, and Mexico—reaching clear across the globe to South America, Africa, the Middle East, China, and Australia. Our talented, diverse, and dedicated teams develop innovative solutions to the challenges facing our customers. Join us in our next steps.



Employer: New York Air Brake LLC


Job Title:  Software Engineer


Job Location:  748 Starbuck Avenue, Watertown, NY 13601


Work Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week (M-F, 8 am to 5 pm)


Job Duties: Provide maintenance support for existing software based products; design, code, debug and test new software products; perform/participate in software design and code reviews; prepare detailed design and test case documentation; prepare requirements and architectural design documents; adhere to NYAB software processes; interface with other departments as necessary; and prepare software estimates and schedules; develop C/C++ applications in an embedded real-time operating system with object oriented Analysis and design and domain modeling with UML; work with ISO, CMMI, and DO-178B standards (safety standards similar to CENELAC); work  with unit testing frameworks, including Rational Test Real Time tool; performing Socket programming (TCP/IP and/or UDP/IP); and work with tools for version control and defect tracking.


Minimum degree required: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering


Years of experience required: Three (3) years of experience


Special skills required: Must have experience with each of the following: developing C/C++ applications in an embedded real-time operating system; UML, MATLAB or Simulink; ISO standards; Socket programming (TCP/IP and/or UDP/IP); and work with tools for version control and defect tracking.


Remote/work telecommuting: Telecommuting allowed 2-3 days a week



From Engineering to Test Laboratory; Manufacturing & Skilled Machine Operation to Sales and Marketing; Field Service to Customer Service; Quality to HR to Finance to Software Development, our team-based approach is built on inclusion, opportunity, development, social responsibility and rewards. You are afforded the chance to grow personally and professionally through challenging assignments, commitment to continuing education, exposure to a variety of projects, and international travel. Our benefits are cutting edge as we offer student loan repayment assistance, lucrative 401k program, company assisted stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, wellness program, onsite workout facilities & classes along with competitive salary and incentive compensation, generous paid time off programs and a full array of medical, dental and vision options. We’ve got the right stuff, do you? Let’s find out together.


Then join us! We look forward to receiving your online application!


New York Air Brake LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Watertown