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Assoc. Software Engineer / Software Engineer

Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131

Company: BNSF

Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.



Employee Referral Eligible: $500


This position has the potential to be a hybrid position with up to 50% remote work


Job Location: Fort Worth
Other Potential Locations: Fort Worth, TX 
Anticipated Start Date: 05/16/2022
Number of Positions: 3 
Salary Range: $69,900 - $93,300



Who we are and what we do

Do you want to be a part of something that really matters? Team BNSF includes professionals focused on safety and service that play a vital role in delivering the nation's freight.  Together, we help move goods and materials that sustain life and support local, national and global economies. Our rail network is one of the largest freight railroads, spanning 28 western states and serving three Canadian provinces.


What we believe

At BNSF, our Vision and Values drive who we are, not only in our words, but also our actions. BNSF is committed to our foundational values of equality and inclusion. As members of the BNSF community, our employees are entitled to:

  • be treated with dignity and respect.
  • have equal access to tools, resources, training and development opportunities.
  • have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.


We model the way through our leadership, our BNSF Diversity Councils, our eclectic Business Resource Groups, our deep involvement and investment in the communities we serve and through training programs. Our actions create an inclusive, open and collaborative workplace that encourages diverse perspectives in all interactions.





The Service Execution Team searching for a full-time candidate to assist in developing, testing, and supporting the yard transportation apps and infrastructure. The position requires working closely with BNSF employees, both business and technical. Responsibilities for the role include: 

  • Working with product owners to define requirements, provide detailed estimates to assist with an annual plan and determine priority.
  • Breaking down requirements into clear executable stories. 
  • Executing and delivering on prioritized stories and ensuring that stories are completed on time and with minimal defects.
  • Ensure automated tests are created for new features and enhance testing for existing features.
  • Ensure that the application technology stack is current with fixes and enhancements.
  • Clear, well-written communications and attention to customer service, partner relationships and overall product quality



  • The successful candidate must have strong experience in developing and delivering applications using automated testing and deployment techniques.  Candidate should also possess strong abilities in researching and recommending solutions based on current industry best practices.
  • Bachelor’s degree with preference in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or Business OR equivalent formal training or work experience
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in an Information Technology environment
  • 3+ years in application development and integration of services
  • Strong experience with Spring Boot and Java or Groovy
  • Experience with JavaScript
  • Experience with Security OIDC
  • Good organization and prioritization skills with the ability to multi-task.



  • Experience with full stack development
  • Experience in developing cloud-native applications using Spring Boot, Spring Data, and Spring Cloud targeted to Open Shift Cloud
  • Knowledge and work experience in designing and implementing event-driven microservice architectures
  • Experience in event sourcing technologies such as Kafka
  • Experience in no-sql databases such as Cassandra
  • Experience in testing methodologies using frameworks such as Junit, Spock testing framework, etc.
  • Hands on experience with continuous-integration tools (e.g. Jenkins, Artifactory)
  • Experience with Agile Development & Agile Management tools (e.g. Version One)
  • Experience with modern monitoring technologies (e.g. Prometheus)
  • Working knowledge of telecommunications technology, data centers and hosting environments



BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Railroad Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


  •     Criminal history 
  •     Last 7 years of driving history
  •     Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  •     Social Security number
  •     Education
  •     Medical evaluation
  •     Drug Screen
  •     Other elements as needed
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
BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status.

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Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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