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Java Full-Stack Developer

Date: Mar 8, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 32750:

#LI-JK1 #LI-Hybrid


Job Description:

Norfolk Southern Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, seeks an energetic problem solver with proficiency in web application development, specifically with Angular, Java, relational databases, and object-oriented design principles. This applicant must be highly motivated to meet project deadlines and technology challenges. The qualified candidate will join a mission critical and dynamic development team working on Norfolk Southern’s customer portal.


As a part of our talented and innovative E-Commerce Team, you will take part in the development of cutting-edge web applications solving challenging business needs. You will be building solutions from the ground up, starting with investigating design approaches, prototyping new solutions, and evaluating technical feasibility. You will be responsible for all aspects of development including design, development, testing, and maintenance of key systems. You will work in a dynamic environment to deliver a forward-looking user experience while maintaining high-quality software.  Development responsibilities include overall application design and development of critical application components using Angular and Java.


  • Deliver innovative, engaging web applications using the latest software technologies.
  • Fulfill several project requests simultaneously while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work with business partners and outside vendors to collect and confirm project business requirements.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Identify design problems and devise solid technical solutions.
  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas.
  • Conduct system wide requirement analysis and work effort estimations.
  • Collaborate closely with the PM / Architects / BAs.
  • Thoroughly understand the requirements and ability to develop detailed software designs.
  • Use best practices and coding standards.
  • Participate in peer-reviews and provide feedback.
  • Provide accurate and detailed weekly task reports.
  • Develop, maintain, troubleshoot, enhance, and document components develop by self and others as per the requirements and detailed design.


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

Required Skills:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field or 6 or more years of work experience with Java and Angular (TypeScript) technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of Java, including data structures, algorithms, enterprise systems, and asynchronous architectures.
  • Deep understanding of Angular 8 or newer.
  • Deep understanding of web services software architecture and design (REST/SOAP), including security-based implementations.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and front-end frameworks.
  • Experience with data modeling and database programming skills (MS SQL Server).
  • Familiarity with infrastructure systems (servers, systems administration, and unix/linux scripting skills) a plus.
  • Understanding of networks, firewalls, load balancers and concepts with the ability to provide requirements to infrastructure team as well as provide troubleshooting assistance.
  • Working experience with agile methodologies (Scrum).
  • Working experience with UML and design patterns.
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration tools: Jenkins, Nexus, JUnit, Selenium, SonarQube, Maven, Gradle, Ant, SVN, GIT, Puppet, Chef.
  • Working experience with RedHat OpenShift environment.
  • Working knowledge with Tricentis – Tosca (test automation).
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, detail oriented. Ability to troubleshoot issues and provide solutions
  • Shows initiative and goes above and beyond to assist others as needed.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with .Net and C# technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of WCF services, including data structures, algorithms, enterprise systems, and asynchronous architectures.
  • Deep understanding of web services software architecture and design (REST/SOAP), including security based implementations.
  • Working experience with MVC and design patterns.
  • Experience implementing transaction and management and persistence using SOE frameworks (such as Entity Framework).
  • Experience with data modeling and database programming skills (DB2 and SQL Server experience a plus).

Work Conditions

Environment: Hybrid (position Based in Atlanta, GA)

Shift Work: No

On-Call: Yes

Weekend Work: Yes, as needed

Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,

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. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.


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