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Manager I NCS (Senior Software Engineer)

Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131

Company: BNSF

Job Location: Fort Worth
Anticipated Start Date: 02/16/2022
Number of Positions: 1 
Salary Range: $96,000 - $105,000


This position is located at our Fort Worth, Texas corporate office and has the potential to be a hybrid position with up to 50% remote work.


Who we are and what we do at BNSF

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.




You will be part of a software development team that designs, develops, tests, implements, documents, and supports transportation related applications.  The position requires working closely with BNSF employees, both business and technical, to achieve desired business outcomes. Note that while the internal title is a Manager Network Control Systems, the Senior Software Engineer fuctions of this role are described below:


Responsibilities for the role include:  

  • Develop C# .NET Framework and .NET Core based highly available Windows Services, IIS web solutions, and desktop client applications.
  • Assist in designing solutions for complex technical projects based on requirements, industry standards, and/or internal business user needs.
  • Lead development efforts and participate in feature design and planning activities.
  • Communicate openly and effectively about ideas, status, and changes to timelines in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist in researching complex technical issues including new technologies, root cause analysis, and tuning system performance.


The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for the position and do not necessarily constitute an exhaustive list of duties of the position. 


Qualifications (Required):

Must have effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work well as a team.


Demonstratable Experience With:

  • C#, .Net Framework, and .NET Core (5+ Years)
  • Highly Available Windows Services
  • Windows Desktop client applications
  • Object Oriented development
  • SQL server


Qualifications (Preferred):

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Programming, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
  • Experience leading a team of developers
  • Experience with Azure DevOps Server
  • Experience with
  • Experience with OpenID Connect/OAuth2




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.


The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect all aspects of our lives.  From the onset, BNSF's goals have remained the same: keep our people safe and maintain our essential operations.  While we maintained that the decision to be vaccinated for COVID-19 is a personal one, we also encouraged employees to consider the options and make the best decision for themselves and their families.


Under President Biden's COVID-19 Action Plan, BNSF is covered by the federal mandate and must require all employees to be fully vaccinated with a target date of January 4, 2022.  Under this same federal mandate, BNSF will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date.

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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