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Enterprise Architect Fall 2023

Date: Mar 7, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.



Basic Functions

Assist Enterprise Architect in documenting and researching Best Practices which will provide technological guidance in the development of new applications, the implementation of new software products and technologies, and the ongoing maintenance and support of the technology infrastructure in a way that supports corporate, business unit, and Information Technology principles, strategies, guidelines, and rules.


Principal Accountabilities

  1. Participate in the development, documentation and maintenance of overall architecture principles and strategies.
  2. For business critical technology platforms: support and maintain architecture guidelines, rules, models, and presentation standards.
  3. Participate in the analysis and design of multi-platform system architectures.
  4. Evaluate new and emerging technologies and provide recommendations of applicability and appropriateness for inclusion in the standard architecture.
  5. Participate in the introduction and integration of multiple new technologies on all system platforms.
  6. Design and conduct ongoing education of the IT development staff in the use of architecture utilities, modules, components, and processes.

Nature and Scope

The incumbent interacts with business department and IT development groups to develop and maintain an understanding of how technology is used in the business systems and to maintain a good understanding of the future business direction.


The incumbent participates in the development of guiding architectural principles and strategies and applies these to defining guidelines, rules, and standards to guide enterprise architectural decisions.


The incumbent must have and use good communication skills as he/she will work with the development staff to ensure that a standard toolset is used on each development platform, and that the standard system utilities, application modules, and architectural components are created and used.  The incumbent must also work with others in IT and in other departments to ensure that architectural processes are being followed and that architectural checkpoints are integrated into existing processes.


The incumbent is able to work with several development and technical infrastructure projects concurrently.  He/She possesses good planning, conceptual, and analytical abilities.


  • Freshman Year $3,430
  • Sophomore Year $3,768
  • Junior Year $4,107
  • Senior Year $4,347
  • Masters Year $5,126
  • PHD Year $5,960

Company Overview


Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and 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.


We are a team of more than 20,000 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.


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. More information can be found at NS-EEO



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