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Principal App Sys Engineer - 90286125 - Washington Washington DC US 20002 Job at AMTRAK

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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Employer: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)

Job Title: Principle Application System Engineer

Job Code: #10543.153

Job Location: Washington, DC

Job Type: Full-Time


National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) has an opening for a Principle Application System Engineer in Washington, DC.


Job Duties: Conduct software analysis, design, prototyping, coding, unit testing and integration. Work on implementation and maintenance of software development work. Collaborate with the technical teams and interfaces directly with the business to define data requirements and resolve data integrity. Develop and manage continuous integration and continuous deployment for all systems. Build application packages for production and non-production environment, and manage build configuration. Lead, participate and manage the service change, transition and continuous improvement. Documents changes to architecture, design, and integration Maintains application support document repositories. Helps develop and maintain system and software architecture diagrams and all service artefacts. Monitor and support all the services, systems, and performance metrics to meet the SLAs.


Requirements: Employer will accept Master’s degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Engineering, Data Science, or related technical field or related technical field and 2 year(s) of work experience in job offered or 2 year(s) of work experience in a related occupation. Position requires: (1) Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) experience with Mulesoft and Webmethods; (2 Anypoint Studio, Rational Application Developer, Eclipse, Sencha Architect IDEs; (3) non-relational databases DynamoDB and MongoDB; (4) Proficiency in Java/J2EE, Node.js, Python, or Ruby and .NET programming languages; (5) Multi-threaded software and design patterns.; (6) Relational databases Orcale, MS-SQL, MySQL, Postgres, DB2; (7) SOAP, REST, JSON or XML based web services; (8)  Messaging technologies: IBM MQ, ActiveMQ, or AWS Kinesis; (9) JDBC and ORM technologies: JPA, Hibernate, MyBatis; (10) AWS technologies: S3, Lambda, Elastic Beanstalk, SQS, SNS, API Gateway, Pinpoint, EC2, Data Pipeline, CloudWatch, CodeCommit and CloudFormation; (11) Spring Boot applications, EFK and ELK integration; (12) DevOps technologies: Jenkins, Docker and Splunk; (13) UI technologies: Struts, JSF, MyFaces, Servlets, AngularJS, ExtJS, Bootstrap, HTML5 and JavaScript; (14) Git, BitBucket, cMake, svn, clearcase, REACT and related software management tools and frameworks; (15) Knowledge in Datapower, Hybris and Salesforce is a must. This position requires pre-employment background verification, medical review, and pre-employment drug screen.


CONTACT: Apply at: Please refer to Job #10543.153


Requisition ID:51029

Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia

Job Family/Function:Information Technology 

Relocation Offered:No 

Travel Requirements:None 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing.   All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing.  Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

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Amtrak employs more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. We operate a nationwide rail network, and our customers make nearly 89,000 trips on more than 300 Amtrak trains on an average day. We are a leader in the transportation industry, and we seek qualified, dedicated professionals with demonstrated work experience and/or relevant skills to join our team.


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