Senior Electronic Hardware Engineer

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Fairport NY, USAApply by Email

FLSA Status: Exempt

Company overview

RailComm is a leader in enabling railroads to operate safely and efficiently with software and hardware based automation systems. Our portfolio of solutions include yard automation, computer-aided dispatching, and predictive monitoring and analytics. All of our solutions are cloud enabled using leading edge secure worldwide cloud infrastructure. Headquartered in Fairport, NY, we deliver solutions, services, and support to freight, passenger, industrial and port based railroads throughout the world.

Joining RailComm’s innovative team translates into continual opportunities to expand on what you can do. Our motivated employees come together with a wide variety of skills and backgrounds to create talented teams of problem-solvers. At RailComm, your potential is unlimited! We are looking for exceptional people to complement our team. If you enjoy a challenging, creative environment, like to learn and have the passion and drive to make a difference, RailComm may be the place for you.

RailComm encourages a collaborative, fun, and entrepreneurial environment. We provide our employees with the opportunities to learn new technologies, improve skills, and take responsibility for their work.

Our employees are our best asset and we offer them a range of benefits including

  • 100% RailComm sponsored Dental and Vision Plan
  • RailComm funds 80% single plan, 70% family plan for Company sponsored Health Insurance
  • FSA spending accounts
  • Savings Plan-401K up to 4% Company Match
  • $50,000 Life Insurance Policy, 100% Company funded
  • Short term and long term Disability Plans
  • Paid vacation
  • 10 Company paid Holidays


As a Senior Electronic Hardware Engineer, you will:

  • Design, document, and develop new features and functionality, as well as support the existing products of RailComm’s industry leading control and communications hardware systems.
  • Perform make vs. buy analysis for needed products and functionality
  • When procured from third party manage the definition and entire life-cycle engineering of the product
  • Manage relationships with component and service suppliers
  • Work closely with the SW development team on functionality, interfaces, embedded SW, and systems integration
  • Work closely with the QA team to ensure robust, reliable, and safe HW systems.
  • Work closely with applications and customer support teams to understand use cases and support the application of the product.


  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • 5+ years of relevant experience with HW systems design
  • Experience with microprocessor control systems and embedded SW; including embedded Linux and Python development environment
  • Knowledge of various synchronous and asynchronous communications protocols
  • Knowledge of contemporary hardware design and development technologies and practices
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to interact positively and effectively with internal and external customers
  • Self-starter, hands-on, with excellent time management skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Experience

  • Railroad or industrial control systems experience
  • Programming (C++, C#) & database experience

If you are a passionate, self-driven Electronic Hardware Engineer and eager to move to the next level of your career, apply today!

Qualified candidates: Please submit resume to

RailComm is an equal opportunity employer.

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