Lead Technologist Client Device - 90348519 - Philadelphia

Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19104

Company: Amtrak

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Employer:                    National Railroad Passenger Corporation  

Job Title:                      Lead Technologist Client Device

Job Requisition:           10543.152.7

Job Location:               2955 Market Street, 4NW, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Job Type:                     Full Time

National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) has an opening for a Lead Technologist Client Device in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Duties: Evaluate and recommend new products or tools for the organization. Make recommendations and influence long-term technology strategy and planning for multiple business units. Assist 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 and escalation point for issues and act as back up for Software Deployment Lead. Provide project managers with technical consultation and advice, enabling quick response to inquiries related to the program/project. Provide technical analyses to help define, assess, and monitor the technical aspects of the program/project or service. Design innovative solutions using new technologies. Troubleshoot existing information systems or networks to identify errors or deficiencies. Lead team efforts to resolve support issues escalated by senior operations, development personnel or service provider personnel. Work with vendors during the problem resolution process. Identify opportunities to improve business processes via new technologies. Create software packages for automated installation on Windows based computers. Work with Business Units to ensure that their in-scope technical solutions are consistent with the enterprise business strategy and architecture. Provide support for the Principle Technologist as needed within AMTRAK and closely partner with the Client Computing Image Management Team. Package software for deployment to all or a subset of Amtrak's Windows based computers.

 Requirements: Employer will accept Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field, followed by seven years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience in job offered or seven years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience in a related occupation. Experience must include: 1) Windows desktop environment; 2) Windows Installer (MSI) technology; 3) InstallShield; 4) AdminStudio; 5) Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (Formerly SCCM); 6) PowerShell, VB Script; 7) PowerShell AppDeploy Toolkit; 8) Wrapping packages using InstallScript into single executable; 9) Publishing packages, creating collections and deploying packages; 10) Third level support on production environment, troubleshooting application related product issues. All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review & pre-employment drug screen & proof of full vaccination against Covid-19.

Contact: Please apply at https://bit.ly/3WQjs3V. Please refer to Job: # 10543.152.7.


Requisition ID:156027
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Information Technology 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

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All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse 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.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 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, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

In accordance with federal law governing security checks of covered individuals for public transportation ( Title 6 U.S.C. § 1143), Amtrak is required to screen applicants for any permanent or interim disqualifying criminal offenses.

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 EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

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