Software & Automation Engineer

Requisition Number:  14767
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Cranberry Township, US

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, Fuel Engineering Technology  is looking for a Software Development Engineer to join the Software Design Engineering Team and perform complex software design, and provide technical leadership in design, development, training, performance, and delivery of complex products and services.


Major Focus of Position:

Perform software engineering design and testing in support of the Westinghouse nuclear analysis, utility, and related code systems in a strongly regulated software environment. This includes software tasks through all phases of the lifecycle, including setting requirements, defining software and data designs, implementing the designs in code, developing test plans, executing test plans, and documenting each of these phases.


In this position, a successful candidate can expect to work as part of a team including but not limited to:

  • Develop, modify, and maintain software applications on Linux and Windows platforms
  • Perform software verification and validation
  • Document the work that was performed, in accordance with required engineering procedures
  • Lead or participate in code reviews and inspections of work performed by peers
  • Supporting general Nuclear Fuel Engineering Design code, procedure and methods development and updates
  • Participate in training to obtain qualifications in the Software Engineering functional areas
  • Developing software project proposals including: technical scope descriptions, schedules and cost estimates
  • Communicate effectively with software development team including status reporting (e.g., quality, budget, schedule)
  • Developing methodologies to implement advanced technologies into nuclear design software


As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related Discipline (eg, Software Engineering)
  • Experience with modern programming languages such as C/C++, Fortran 95/2003, Java, Python, or C#/.NET
  • Working understanding of data modeling approaches
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Strong interpersonal skills, experience working effectively in an international team-oriented environment
  • Possess a mindset for finding, analyzing and efficiently solving variety of software related problems
  • Possess a mindset for working in a regulated business industry following defined processes and procedures
  • Work closely with mentor and colleagues; give and receive constructive criticism and display questioning attitude
  • Highly organized and task focused
  • Motivated to self-learn and develop
  • Effective English communications skills, written and oral
  • Ability to work effectively in an international team-oriented environment

Extra Consideration for Candidates with knowledge and experience in:

  • Nuclear engineering knowledge and experience
  • Experience with Motif


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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