1+ months

Principal Technologist - 90295376 - Washington

Washington, DC 20004

As a current employee you know Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas workforce toward the future. The safety of our passengers, our more than 20,000 colleagues, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of you.

By living the Amtrak values and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.

Job Title: Principal Technologist

Job Code: #10543.154.6

Job Location: 10 G Street, Washington DC, 20002, and 10% travel to various, unanticipated work locations.

Job Type: Full-Time

National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) has an opening for a Principal Technologist in Washington DC.

Job Duties: Research and analyze advanced technology trends within area of required expertise. Identify emerging trends and initiate research projects for team members. Coordinate the assessment of emerging technologies. Evaluate and may recommend new products or tools for the organization. Contribute to cost-benefit and risk analysis and present options to management team. Partner with leadership to help define and communicate long-term technology strategy and planning for the enterprise. Assist and/or may lead in the development and analysis of source selection strategies. Work with service providers to ensure that their in-scope technical solutions are consistent with the enterprise business strategy and architecture. Serve as a consultant, trusted advisor, and escalation point (Tier 3) for issues. Provide project managers with technical consultation and advice, enabling quick response to inquiries related to the program/project. Provide technical analyses to help define, asses, and monitor the technical aspects of the program/project or services. Design innovative solutions using new technologies. Recommend short-term alternatives when appropriate. Propose designs at key milestone events. Troubleshoot existing information systems or networks to identify errors or deficiencies. Brainstorm possible solutions and evaluate alternatives against decision criteria. Lead and coordinate the resolution of support issues escalated by senior operations, development personnel, or service provider personnel. Guide vendors during the problem resolution process as needed.

Requirements: Employer will accept a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field and eight years of progressive, post- baccalaureate work experience in the job offered or eight years of progressive, post- baccalaureate work experience in a related occupation. Experience must include: 1) Jboss; 2) Websphere; 3) AWS; 4) Middleware platforms; 5) Monitoring -Sitescope/App Dynamics/EFK/Kibana; 6)Salesforce CRM; 7) IBM MQ; 8) Data Analytics (SQL/Oracle/Dynamo/Redshift); 9) Mulesoft; and 10) AEM. This position requires pre-employment background verification, medical review, and pre-employment drug screening. 10% travel to various, unanticipated work locations.

Contact: Apply online at https://bit.ly/3wSNbfg Please refer to Job #10543.154.6

Requisition ID:62964
Band Zone:
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:None
Recruiter Name:Kasib Darden
Recruiter Email:kasib.darden@amtrak.com

You power our progress through your 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 ofmarijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage ofmarijuanawillnotbe 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.



  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-06-24 Expires: 2021-08-22

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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