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Senior PTC (Positive Train Control) QA Analyst Lead

Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

NOTICE OF FILING OF

APPLICATION FOR PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATION

 

An application for permanent labor certification for the position described below will be filed by Norfolk Southern Corporation with the U.S. Department of Labor.

 

Job Title: Senior PTC (Positive Train Control) QA Analyst Lead

 

Norfolk Southern Corporation is seeking a Senior PTC (Positive Train Control) QA Analyst Lead based in Atlanta, Georgia.  This position will be responsible for testing the PTC locomotive-based computer system and system interactions with the back-office systems.  This individual will interface with various external vendors, IT management, business areas, and other QA analysts to build a testing strategy and facilitate the development and execution of test cases in order to support Norfolk Southern’s transportation systems.  This position requires domestic travel approximately 5% of the time.  When not required to travel, this individual will be required to telecommute to the office in alignment with Norfolk Southern’s office/remote - hybrid work policy.

 

Job Duties:

  • Provide testing strategy and hands-on technical experience.
  • Assist in leading test engineers and architects to achieve company manual and automation testing goals.
  • Build strategies that embrace new testing technologies for both current and legacy application.
  • Implement testing strategies that integrate with a DevSecOps environment.
  • Align the team with testing best practices and metrics.
  • Assist with the selection of test engineers and architect resources and hold these individuals accountable to successful testing best practices.
  • Demonstrate success in building and leading testing teams.
  • Provide hands-on management and leadership to a team of testing professionals responsible for implementing QA practices within the software development lifecycle.
  • Develop the testing practices and test automation skills within the team.
  • Work closely with IT and Agile leadership on strategy development, planning, and design of new test solutions and the refinement of existing processes and tools.
  • Communicate the testing strategy to leadership.
  • Track defects in both internal and vendor defect management systems.
  • Update and maintain defects in Norfolk Southern’s Enterprise Quality Assurance System.
  • Analyze defects and assign to appropriate resources.
  • Work closely with Subject Matter Experts to resolve system issues.
  • Help publish and distribute reports/metrics.
  • Assist with the test execution and the coordination of test execution schedules.
  • Support change management as it relates to Quality Assurance.
  • Verify message flow between systems using in-house viewer tool (XML and EMP).
  • Build test sets and run planned test cases in Norfolk Southern’s Enterprise Quality Assurance System.
  • Modify existing test cases and create new test cases, along with identification of test data.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related, relevant field (equivalent foreign degree accepted).
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience working with software quality assurance.  This experience must include at least four (4) years of experience:
    • Working in Enterprise Quality Assurance Systems;
    • Supporting testing activities;
    • Working with teams to discuss problem analysis, systems defects, and requirements; and
    • Analyzing data and requirements, creating/executing test cases, tracking defects, and reporting results.
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Work in a complex multi-vendor environment; and
    • Oversee and lead a team with customer support focus.
  • Must be able to work weekends and on-call as necessary.

 

 

Location of Employment:

650 W Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

 

Apply via email: HR.CareersInbox@nscorp.com or call (757) 618-8205.

 

Salary:  $110,448 to $123,000 per year

 

 

This notice is provided as a result of the intended filing of an Application for Permanent Employment Certification for the above job opportunity.  Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on this application to:

 

 

Certifying Officer

U.S. Department of Labor

Employment and Training Administration

Office of Foreign Labor Certification

200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N-5311

 Washington, DC 20210

 

 

This notice was posted in a conspicuous place in the office of Norfolk Southern Corporation in Atlanta, Georgia and on the company’s intranet for a period of 10 consecutive business days from Jan. 24, 2023 until Feb. 6, 2023.  The notice remained clearly visible and unobstructed during the entire period of posting.

 

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