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Manager I NCS - System Development

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11392418
Date Posted: 09-19-2018
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design, develop, implement, document, and support various software based train control systems. These include:
  • Hy-Rail Limits Compliance Systems (HLCS)
  • Positive Train Control (PTC)
  • Train Management Dispatch System (TMDS)
  • The supporting Geographic Information System (GIS)
Use C# to develop .Net Framework based desktop client applications and highly available Windows Services.
For internally developed Train Control Systems, partner with a wide array of stakeholders including other teams with in BNSF Network Control Systems, Technology Services, Telecom, Signal, and Engineering teams to:
  • Lead and guide 1-4 member development team
  • Analyze requirements for complex technical projects to propose solutions
  • Assist in the design of solutions
  • Help develop business cases
  • Design product specifications
  • Help understand user acceptance criteria
  • Contribute to the creation of accurate project estimates and timelines
  • Provide timely and accurate updates on team progress
  • Communicate changes to project plans
  • Develop implementation plans
  • Ensure customer satisfaction
  • Assist in research of complex technical issues
  • Analyze new technology and recommend adoptions to address complex issues
  • Openly express ideas and share technical and/or business knowledge
 
Typical duties may also include:
  • Collaborating with PTC system vendors to understand Interface Control Documentation (ICD), product driver information and concepts of operations in order to ensure proper system integration considerations have been properly adhered to.
  • Representing BNSF in the various industry level collaboration groups associated with developing the requirements for Interoperable PTC to ensure BNSF’s interests are protected.
  • Ensuring Train Control Systems function appropriately and are technically sound and secure.
  • Developing continuous improvement processes to assist with controlling costs, and improving efficiency to meet operating goals.
  • Assisting in the planning and execution of processes and procedures that increase system reliability and availability; participating in disaster recovery procedures.
  • Assisting in the planning, coordination, and authorization of updates, outages, maintenance windows, and any other activities that could impact the availability of the Train Control Systems.
  • Assisting in root cause analysis of PTC system hardware, software, operating and messaging systems.
  • Ensuring compliance with BNSF's policies, safety and operating rules, schedule agreements, and government regulations.
  • Collaborating and providing input on best practices for software development and technology and methodology.
  • Participating and influencing the development and execution of multiple project plans and determine resource allocation for Train Control and Operations Technology systems.
  • Developing estimates, identifying tasks, and sequencing pertaining to complex technical activities relating to managing projects for Train Control Systems.
  • Maintaining, monitoring, analyzing, and tuning system performance.
  • Suggesting opportunities for improvement in practices for software development processes, technology, and methodology.
  • Maintaining documentation for continuous improvement.
  • Communicating, presenting, and recommending solutions in a timely manner.
  • Supporting management and team members in order to meet goals of the projects.    
  • Leveraging external resources to solve problems.
  • Communicating openly and effectively regarding development tasks, schedules, status, and designs to ensure dissemination of technical solutions. 
 
BASIC QUALIFIATIONS:
 
Ten plus years of software development experience.
 
Applicant must be an effective verbal communicator and possess the ability to work within a team.
 
Demonstrated experience with:
  • C# and .Net Framework (5+ years)
  • Windows desktop applications (3+ years)
  • Windows server applications (3+ years)
  • Object Oriented development
  • SQL server (5+ years)
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience with ASP.NET Web forms and MVC applications
  • Experience with CAD, TSS, TMDS, GIS and PTC
  • Experience with railroad operations
  • Experience leading a team of developers
BENEFITS
BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • Railroad Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ELEMENTS
  •     Criminal history 
  •     Last 7 years of driving history
  •     Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  •     Social Security number
  •     Education
MEDICAL REVIEW ELEMENTS:
  •     Medical evaluation
  •     Drug Screen
  •     Other elements as needed
DRUG TEST ELEMENTS:
BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place 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. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.
 
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at www.tsa.gov/for-industrytwic.
 
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