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2019 Associate Developer

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Date: Feb 20, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 10535: MT - IT 

Posting Start Date: 08/31/2018


A Day in the Life

As an Associate Developer, you will have the opportunity to be involved with the development of a variety of enterprise web applications and with existing systems enhancements to help facilitate train operations. You will also be working on enhancing unique and exciting systems that support business operations including train management and control systems, geographic information systems and maps, complex event management, customer support systems and may include support, trouble-shooting and problem resolution skills.

We have opportunities in numerous areas, including but not limited to, client/service, computer operations, mainframe application, mobile application development, and IT security.


What makes a successful Associate Developer?

  • Interfacing with customers, business partners, IT team members to resolve business issues
  • Skilled in web or backend application development
  • Customer service skills
  • Passion for technology, problem solving and innovation
  • Familiarity with testing methodologies and strategies, strong teamwork ethic and customer support focus


We offer Associate Developer opportunities in the following areas:


Application Developer - Client Server, C & Perl/Shell Scripting, .NET, JAVA

  • Experience or coursework developing applications in an object oriented architecture
  • Understanding of Relational Databases & SQL
  • Familiarity with UNIX or Linux
  • Familiarity with testing methodology


JAVA Developer Web and Mobile Development

  • Experience or coursework developing applications in an object oriented architecture
  • Understanding of Relational Databases
  • Familiarity with Java and JavaScript
  • Familiarity with UNIX or Linux


Developer Process Control and Integration

  • Project Management – working with the PMO (Timekeeping)
  • Incident Management – tracking work coming into Synergy
  • Change Management – working with ChaRM team
  • Testing Management – working with QA Center
  • AMS Management – tracking and management reports against SLR


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree
    • Preferred Degree Paths: Computer and Information Sciences, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems and majors in a similar field of study will be considered
  •  Knowledge and experience in some of the following areas: C, C++, J2EE, Ajax, JavaScript, XML, VB.NET, C#.NET, Java, DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server, SSIS , or SSRS.


Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.

We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation". As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta