Westinghouse Electric Company

Systems and Software Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 22, 2024

Energize your career with Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Engineering!  We support multiple nuclear plants types around the world, and continuously develop and innovate to ensure customer success with advances in fuel, core, and next generation plant designs.    We vigorously maintain a strong customer focus while maintaining accountabilities to Nuclear Safety in a culture that promotes the safe operation of the global nuclear fleet.  

  • Core Engineering and Fuel Engineering Technology
    • Utilize state-of-the-art software tools to optimize fuel management and core designs
    • Maintain licensed methodologies for multiple nuclear plant types
    • Advance methodologies and software technologies for innovative products that enhance the operations of the nuclear fleet
    • Maintain Best-in-Class technical engineering leadership within Westinghouse and with our industry partners around the world

Major Focus of Position:

Perform system administration of corporate Engineering Linux platforms, as well as delivery and hardware maintenance of qualified Linux platforms to contracted nuclear utility customers.  This includes installation and configuration of the base operating system, participating in the design and deployment of security updates, coordination of customer site delivery and maintenance visits, and ongoing support of Linux systems in the corporate and customer environments.  Expectation of working closely with engineering users to deploy applications and resolve issues.


Responsibilities may Include:

  • Receive training and feedback from experienced mentor, and mentor others
  • Provide troubleshooting for corporate Linux engineering environment
  • Provide remote troubleshooting of customer system issues
  • Design, integrate, modify, and maintain Linux OS releases for internal and external use
  • Perform operating system verification and validation
  • Document performed work in accordance with required engineering procedures
  • Lead or participate in receipt inspection, configuration, and shipment of customer hardware
  • Perform on-site customer hardware deliveries, OS upgrades, security updates and/or preventive maintenance including system installation, integration, and end-user and system administration training
  • Communicate effectively with internal teams including status reporting (e.g., quality, budget, schedule)
  • Developing customer proposals including technical scope descriptions, schedules and cost estimates
  • Maintaining active customer projects in SAP

Job Requirements

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in one or more of the following disciplines:
    • Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or another related field

Required Skills:

  • Possess a mindset for identifying, analyzing, and efficiently solving variety of system related problems
  • Exhibits a drive for producing work that adheres to quality standards and follows defined processes and procedures
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Effective communications skills, written and oral
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Travel to customer sites up to 1-2 times per month to perform technical work

Desired Skills:

  • Programming experience, including complex shell scripting
  • Comfortable providing technical training presentations to smaller groups
  • Aptitude to work with little guidance and oversight
  • Team leadership experience
  • Highly organized and task focused
  • Motivated to self-learn and develop
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