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Summer 2019 Software Developer Co-Op/Internship

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Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: Fort Wayne, IN, US, 46803

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11081: TransWorks - IT 

Posting Start Date: 01/04/2018

Posting End Date: 01/18/2019

A Day in the Life of an Information Technology Co-Op/Internship


TransWorks is a subsidiary of Norfolk Southern that provides integrated modular transportation management systems, business process automation tools, and financial management solutions that enhance and automate transportation and financial processes.


Job Description

TransWorks is seeking a highly motivated and qualified application developer. The successful candidate will join a dynamic project team developing and supporting our Transportation Management Systems.  A positive attitude with a focus on results, excellent communication skills, proven analytical skills, the ability to work successfully with business partners and effective participation in a team environment are key to this position.


Development responsibilities include overall application design and development of the mobile app product under supervision of existing mobile app developers

Co-Op/Internship Opportunities


  • Design and develop high quality mobile app software that fulfill end user requirements
  • Create documentation, conduct thorough testing, and follow defined change control processes
  • Provide support for a mission critical application
  • Effectively communicate with end-users, co-workers, managers, and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative and attention to detail during daily operations


    Skills Required

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Good fundamental knowledge of computer science, algorithms, data structures, databases and SQL
  • Basic understanding of software development life cycle and code management concepts. 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills and a passion for writing great code. 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • Familiarity with object-oriented design and coding skills
  • Experience in C/C++/Java/AngularJS


    Skills Preferred

  • Experience with iPhone app development
  • Experience with Android app development
  • Experience supporting mission critical applications



  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree
    • Preferred Degree Paths: Computer and Information Sciences, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems and majors in a similar field of study will be considered
  • Knowledge and experience in some of the following areas: C, C++, J2EE, Ajax, JavaScript, XML, VB.NET, C#.NET, Java, DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server, SSIS , or SSRS.



  • Freshman (27 or fewer credits) - $2,500/month
  • Sophomore (28 to 59 credits) - $2,800/ month
  • Junior (60 to 89 credits) - $3,000/month
  • Senior (90 or more credits) - $3,300/month
  • Graduate Student - $3,666/month

*Living stipend of $850/month is available to those who qualify.


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 28,000 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: Fort Wayne