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Date: Mar 1, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11110: Java Developer 1 


Job Description



Norfolk Southern Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, seeks an energetic problem solver with proficiency in the area of J2EE, DB2, SQL and object oriented analysis and design principles.  This applicant must be highly motivated to meet project deadlines and technology challenges. The Norfolk Southern Information Technology Department is searching for a qualified candidate to join a dynamic new development team working on a multi-year project to further automate the transportation field work. 


This position provides the opportunity for the individual to be involved with application development, reports development and vendor management. Development responsibilities include overall application design and development of critical application components using Java EE technologies. Other responsibilities include 24x7 support, vendor management, trouble-shooting and resolution.


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



Develop and support software using Java EE and Java Script with emphasis on reusability.

Understand and analyze details provided in the use case, or task narratives.

Estimate effort for technical analysis, design and development.

Communicate with the business area and other teams to define system interface requirements.

Assist others regarding setup and development of integration technologies.

Technical testing and trouble shooting in a test lab environment.

Analyze and resolve technical issues independently.

On-call support 24/7.


Skills Required:

5+ years of solid professional work experience in development and support of Java EE applications.

3+ years of experience in developing large enterprise systems involving complex integration of multiple technologies.

Solid experience in enterprise web and backend application development.

Strong experience in middleware messaging systems like IBM MQ and Tibco EMS.

Solid experience in XML, Web Services, Messaging, IBM WebSphere MQ

Experience using IntelliJ, Eclipse, Java EE, Junit, XML, JBoss, WebLogic, TFS and Git.

Experience in SQL Server, SSRS and the ability to performance tune SQL queries.

Strong experience in working with business partners and vendors to define requirements, co-ordinate with vendors and deliver quality products.

Relational database experience: DB2, Teradata, MS SQL Server, Oracle

Experience in Unix/Linux

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Effective problem solving skills with the ability to identify root causes and resolve issues.

Self-motivated; Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision.

Strong collaboration skills, team oriented and ability to work in agile development environment.

Tibco BW exposure is a plus.

Transportation/Logistic Industry experience is a plus

Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Shift Work: No

On-Call: Yes

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,

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 27,000 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