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Network Engineer

Date: Nov 14, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

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Minimum two-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.

Four-year degree is preferred.



Candidate will satisfy the majority of the following list of qualifications.

  • Six years+ experience in an architect, design, operations/support, and/or project implementation role for a large enterprise network
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco network hardware including routers, switches, and security appliances
  • Experience with design and implementation of data center networks, including blade server environments, server virtualization, and extensive experience supporting Cisco ACI
  • Knowledge and experience with networking protocols and configurations including OSPF, BGP, HSRP, multicast, SIP, QoS, VLANs, and MPLS.
  • Experience with Implementation and support of Cloud based networking including security considerations
  • Experience with the design of physical networks including fiber and copper cabling
  • Knowledge and experience with network management systems
  • Familiarity with operating systems (Cisco IOS, LINUX, Windows) and scripting languages

Desired Skills:

 Candidate will satisfy the majority of the following list of desired skills.


  • Ability to work effectively alone and as a member of a team to complete assignments
  • Must have the initiative to create structure and definition around a project, and to drive it through to successful completion
  • Advanced planning, critical thinking and design skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficiency with creating and updating technical documentation.
  • Experience in project management methodology
  • Ability to maintain focus on multiple projects concurrently


Candidate will work as a member of a group responsible for support of IP data and telecommunications network connectivity within the NS enterprise. Candidate should have an advanced understanding of architecture and design issues in a complex enterprise network.


Various projects and areas of responsibility include the following: WAN/LAN network architecture, IPAM, mobile networking, data center network infrastructure, network services (e.g. DNS/DHCP), Internet/DMZ/VPN environments, network security (firewalls, IDS/IPS), as well as network monitoring, management, and performance tools and methods. Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance is required. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary. Depending on the project, some travel may be required.


A significant part of the required daily activities involves support of the existing network infrastructure in NS data centers.


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.


On September 9, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14042.  This order and the associated federal safety protocols for federal contractors that were issued on September 24, 2021, require covered contractors who work with the federal government to ensure that their employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or approved for a health or religious accommodation by December 8, 2021.  As a covered federal contractor, Norfolk Southern must adhere to these legal requirements. If you are made a conditional job offer, you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, or apply and be approved for a health or religious accommodation prior to your start date

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta