Systems Developer Digital - 90335837 - Washington

Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20002

Company: Amtrak

As a current employee you know Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s 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: Systems Developer Digital

Job Code: #10543.180

Job Location: 10 G Street NE, Washington, DC 20002, Travel (up to 10%) required to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States, may telecommute from home due to covid.

Job Type: Full-Time


National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) has an opening for a Systems Developer Digital in Washington, DC.

Job Duties: Work with product owners/users, technical leads, project managers, business system analysts, and other cross‐functional development teams to design and deliver software solutions. This includes developing or configuring software, making modifications to existing software and integrating applications. Participate in diverse team environment while developing technical skills, provides consistent support and ownership for assigned deliverables. Work on small to large complex projects that require increased skill in multiple technical and functional environments.  Participate in the project planning process with IT business system analysts and team members.  Perform evaluation and provide recommendations for application packages and tools.  Confirm system requirements as part of the development process (unit tests). Engage in the configuration, development, and deployment of new modules, upgrades, and fixes.    Participate in gathering solutions with other applications and platforms outside the framework.  Participate in unit, end‐to‐end and integration testing.  Participate in defining, developing, and modifying software application modules using disciplined development processes.  Documents functions and changes to new or modified modules and test activities/results.  Adhere to IT Security and quality standards and procedures. Review modules for quality assurance and checks compliance with application standards and Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Make modules production‐ready by moving them to libraries, completing forms, following procedures, completing version control documents, etc.  Provide ongoing maintenance and support of applications.  Produce and analyze data extracts from system based on user requirements.  Create user guides and training documentation for manual and web enabled systems.

Requirements: Employer will accept Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information System or Business Management or related field, followed by two years of work experience in job offered or two years of work experience in a related occupation.  Position requires:


  1. Knowledge of algorithms, data structures, design patterns and the experience with programming languages.
  2. Hands‐on experience in frontend (Web) or backend (Server) or mobile application development or cloud platform services.
  3. Proficiency in the following technologies and methods: Java, Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, C++, HTML, CSS, SQL, Angular, Typescript, Git.
  4. Experience with build and development tools like Android Studio, Visual Studio Code, Eclipse, Git.
  5. Demonstrated understanding of Information Technology, including experience in application/system support.
  6. Relational database experience (Structured Query Language Server - MySQL or Oracle)
  7. Knowledge of incident and change management processes/practices.
  8. Knowledge of middleware and distributed systems architecture.
  9. Demonstrated knowledge of the full IT development lifecycle and familiar with Agile/Scrum development environment.
  10. Understanding of complex applications and technologies.


Travel (up to 10%) required to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States, may telecommute from home due to covid. All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.

CONTACT: Apply at . Please refer to Job #10543.180


Requisition ID:108352
Band Zone: 
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 
Recruiter Name:Tanesha Smith 


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.

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.

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.