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Java Developer

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 26214



Job Description

Norfolk Southern Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, seeks an energetic problem solver with proficiency in JAVA software developmentThe ideal applicant for this position is highly motivated in agile software development and works well as part of a diverse development team. In this position, you will help with the development of important operational systems supporting Norfolk Southern train operations.  Additionally, as an employee in the NS Information Technology Department, you will design and develop enhancements to critical management and monitoring systems supporting Norfolk Southern’s Train Control 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.


This employment opportunity is based in Norfolk Southern’s beautiful new Corporate Headquarters building in Midtown Atlanta located at 650 W. Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308.  This new building is conveniently located across the street from MARTA’s North Avenue Station.


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

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 5+ years of development experience with Java
  • Java Object Oriented (OO) coding experience
  • HTLM5, CSS, JavaScript, and Angular
  • Experience with JBOSS and Open Shift application server environments
  • In-depth knowledge of relational databases (especially DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server) and SQL.
  • TIBCO, AMQP, and MQ message system knowledge
  • Understanding of Agile development and use of JIRA for issue and project tracking
  • Familiar with Git and change and configuration management best practices
  • Ability to work on multiple active projects at one time
  • Solid grasp of web and backend application development frameworks
  • Experience in UNIX or Linux
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as strong teamwork and customer support focus
  • Strong Organizational and time-management skills

Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Shift Work: No

On-Call: Yes

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,

New Headquarters – Atlanta, GA


Norfolk Southern is in the process of constructing a vibrant & modern corporate HQ in Midtown Atlanta, GA. Our HQ is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2021. To check out a sneak peek, we’ve linked a playlist below.







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.



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Nearest Major Market: Atlanta