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Norfolk Southern Corporation

Java/J2EE Application Developer - CTS

Norfolk Southern Corporation - Atlanta, GA



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.

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Job Description

Job Description:

Norfolk Southern Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, seeks an energetic problem solver with proficiency in the area of application software development. This applicant must be highly motivated to meet project deadlines and technology challenges. The Norfolk Southern Information Technology Department is searching for a qualified candidate to join a dynamic project team working to design and develop functionality of NS transportation systems.

This position provides the opportunity for the individual to be involved with the integration of a locomotive based computer system to back office systems via a vendor provided Asset Management product. Candidate will interface primarily with a team lead and business areas to design and develop integrations to support the NS operational asset management system. Interactions with external vendors will be required.


Midtown Atlanta, just across from Colony Square next to the Arts Center with easy access to MARTA Train & Bus Service, and interstate access


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


The incumbent will be responsible for the following:

Develop software using JEE design patterns with emphasis on reusability

Understand and analyze details provided in the use case, or task narratives

Estimate effort for technical analysis, design and development

Communicate with the business area and other teams to define System Interface requirements

Mentor others regarding setup and development of integration technologies

Technical testing and trouble shooting in a test lab environment.

Analyze and resolve technical issues independently

Brief travel may be involved



At least 3 years of solid professional work experience in development and support of Java/J2EE applications

Solid grasp of web and backend application development

Relational Database Experience (preferred: DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server)

Strong written and verbal skills

Experience in UNIX or Linux

Strong interpersonal skills as well as strong teamwork and customer support focus

Strong teamwork and customer support focus

Computer Systems Integration

Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills on highly complex problems; technical agility


Enterprise Service Bus experience

Experience in the following: XML, Web Services, JavaScript, CSS, AMQP, Messaging, IBM WebSphere MQ


NoSQL database experience

HTML5 experience

Transportation/Logistic Industry experience

Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Shift Work: No

On-Call: Yes

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.

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Norfolk Southern Corporation


Java/J2EE Application Developer - CTS Norfolk Southern Corporation - Atlanta, GA, United States


Location: Atlanta, GA

Company Profile:
Norfolk Southern ships freight on our nearly 20,000-mile rail network, from coast to coast, and supports international trade through our port allies. Click on a map layer in the menu above to start exploring the NS system, or click any icon above.