C++ Application Developer

Date: Sep 22, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 36302: B3 Senior Technology Analyst - App Dev 

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Job Description

Norfolk Southern Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, seeks an energetic technologist with development proficiency in one or more of the following languages/specialties: C/C++. The ideal applicant for the open position is highly motivated in agile software development and works well as part of a diverse development team.


In this position, the applicant will help with the development of Transportation Management and Logistics applications along with associated Mobile apps.  Additionally, as an employee in the NS Information Technology Department, the successful candidate will design and develop enhancements to critical transportation management and monitoring systems supporting Norfolk Southern’s Intermodal initiative. 

Daily work may additionally involve interactions with software vendors and integration partners.  There are also opportunities to serve on standards bodies collaborating with partners within the Transportation industry for standards development.



4-yr College Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related field

Qualifications & Experience

  • 5+ years of development experience in one or more of the following:  C, C++
  • In-depth knowledge of relational databases (especially Informix, MS SQL Server) and SQL.
  • Understanding of Agile development and use of JIRA for issue and project tracking
  • Familiar with Git as well as change and configuration management best practices
  • Ability to work on multiple active projects at one time
  • Solid grasp of service oriented architecture in web and backend application development frameworks
  • Fluent experience in UNIX or Linux
  • Understanding of Agile processes and methodologies
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as strong teamwork and customer support focus
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

Additional Skills

  • CI/CD pipeline (Jenkins, Github, Nexus)
  • Docker Containers
  • Experience with SQL development
  • Golang
  • Bash scripting

Work Conditions

Environment: Hybrid (As Needed)

On-Call: Yes

Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,

Company Overview

Since 1827, Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and its predecessor companies have safely moved the goods and materials that drive the U.S. economy. Today, it operates a customer-centric and operations-driven freight transportation network. Committed to furthering sustainability, Norfolk Southern helps its customers avoid 15 million tons of yearly carbon emissions by shipping via rail. Its dedicated team members deliver more than 7 million carloads annually, from agriculture to consumer goods, and is the largest rail shipper of auto products and metals in North America. Norfolk Southern also has the most extensive intermodal network in the eastern U.S., serving a majority of the country’s population and manufacturing base, with connections to every major container port on the Atlantic coast as well as the Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes. Learn more by visiting www.NorfolkSouthern.com.


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta