Progress Rail Services Corp. Embedded Systems Engineer in Albertville, Alabama

Auto req ID: 3803BR
Posting Title: Embedded Systems Engineer
Job Category: IT
City: Albertville
State: Alabama

Company Description

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs. Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit and follow @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Job Purpose

This position will be responsible for the development, support and administration of an embedded Linux platform and other custom developed applications.

Paid Relocaton Assistance provided

Key Job Elements

•Development, support, and administration of an embedded Linux platform and custom developed applications

•Perform software development tasks in all areas of the software development lifecycle

•Troubleshoot and solve application and process related issues

•Have a continuous improvement and cost conscious mindset

•Participate in department, workgroup, and project meetings and discussions

•Adhere to all company, department, and workgroup policies and procedures

•Travel and on call support as required

Education / Training

•2 or 4-year degree in CS, CIS, or related technology field

Qualifications and Experience

•Experience with Jira, Git, Bitbucket, OSTree and Jenkins

•Hardware development experience

•3+ years’ experience with GNU/Linux image development

•Experience with the Yocto Project

•Solid understanding of PKI concepts and security properties

•Experience with Secure Boot, EUFI, disk encryption and TPM

•Experience with container technologies

•Experience with AWS or other cloud services


Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/life/disability insurance coverage and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..


Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities