Lead Technologist - 90332843 - Washington

Date: Sep 27, 2022

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20002

Company: 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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Our values of Do the Right Thing, Excel Together and Put Customers First are at the heart of what matters most to us, and our Core Capabilities, Building Trust, Accountability, Effective Communication, Customer Focus, and Proactive Safety & Security are what every employee needs to know and do to be most impactful at Amtrak.


Job Title: Lead Technologist
Job Code: #10543.163.6

Job Location: 10 G Street, Washington DC 20002
Job Type: Full Time


National Railroad Passenger Corporation has an opening for Lead Technologist in Washington DC


Duties: Document changes in architecture, design, integration. Maintains application support document/source code in repositories. Helps develop and maintain system and software architecture diagrams and all service artifacts. Supporting applications developed using Java Platform, Standard, Enterprise Edition and AWS Cloud Platform. Application support, deployment, upgrades and developing new module, enhancement supporting Amtrak's Sales Channels and revenue application systems. Configure IBM WebSphere Application Server, Apache Tomcat Application Server, JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and other middleware components in Linux and UNIX operating systems. Troubleshoot production application problems resolve incidents and problems, update the knowledge base. Monitoring tools using with HP SiteScope and AppDynamics, Elasticsearch/Fluentd/Kibana (EFK). Build application packages for production and non-production environment, automate the build and deployment using Jenkins and Hudson as a continuous integration process and maintain the continuous integration process. Maintenance and support of existing application functionality investigate the production issues. Bug fixing/enhancement and implementation. Perform installation and deployment of new modules/services, upgrades and bug fixes. Extensively worked on Any Point Studio and MuleSoft Integration platform and used it to interface application services. Identify application code changes and deployment/configuration related changes, deployment script changes and property file changes etc. Create, update and enhance application SQL.


Requirements: Employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field followed by six years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or six years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in a related occupation. Experience must include the following: 1) Java and J2EE programming languages using object-oriented design patterns; 2) User interface technologies: JSP, Servlets, AngularJS, ReactJS, Ext JS, Bootstrap, HTML5 and JavaScript; 3) SOAP, REST, JSON and XML-based web services through data transformation between APIs and systems; 4) Utilizing IBM MQ, JMS, ActiveMQ and AWS Kinesis messaging technologies for the communication of data between systems; 5) Relational databases Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, DB2 using to store PNR and Ticketing data; 6) Develop distributed applications utilizing AWS CLI, S3, Lambda, Dynamo DB, Elastic Beanstalk, SQS, SNS, API Gateway, EC2, Data Pipeline, Redshift, CloudWatch and CloudFormation; 7) IDEs, including Rational Application Developer, Eclipse and Anypoint Studio, used for source code development and compilation; 8) Monitoring tools: Elasticsearch, Fluentd, Kibana, HP SiteScope, AppDynamics and Elastic Stack; 9) DevOps and continuous delivery, continuous integration using ANT, Maven, Jenkins, Docker, Jira, and Confluence; 10) Software source code management tools: GitHub, Bitbucket, SVN; 11) Deploying enterprise applications utilizing: WebSphere Application Servers, JBoss Enterprise Application, Apache Tomcat; and 12) Utilizing ORM technologies (JPA, Hibernate and MyBatis) to convert data across relational databases to Java JDBC. All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.


Contact: Apply online at: https://bit.ly/3I5X4et. Please refer to Job #10543.163.6.


Requisition ID:104289
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
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.

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.

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