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Technology Services Management Trainee (Fort Worth, TX) 2018

Date: Jun 16, 2018

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131

Company: BNSF

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The Management Trainee (MT) Program is specifically designed to develop leaders that will drive the future of our organization.  This program begins with a one week orientation at our corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.  During this time, MTs receive a company overview, interact with company leaders, and develop skills for a successful career.  Additional training will vary by department.  With hard work, the desire to learn, and the ability to develop relationships, career opportunities are endless.  

 

Relocation assistance may be provided to those who are moving more than 50 driving miles from their permanent residence.

 

Work Location: Fort Worth, TX

Anticipated Start Date: January 29, 2018 and June 11, 2018
Salary Range: $66,500

 

Applicants will be notified via e-mail regarding potential interviews, testing, and hiring events for this position.  Please check your e-mail on a daily basis.

 

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Opportunities exist to work with the following:

 

  • Application Development
  • Business Intelligence/Analytics
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Database Administration
  • Information Security
  • Network Management
  • SAP Development
  • Sensory Technology
  • System Architecture
  • Mobile & Web Development
  • Project Management
  • Telecommunications/Positive Train Control

 

Management Trainees are placed in one of the following work groups:

 

Application Development:

 

  • Application Development is an exciting area of Technology Services. Diverse skillsets, technologies and programming languages converge to provide solutions to support our dynamic railroad.
  • With over 400 applications within the BNSF portfolio, trainees have the opportunity to increase their business knowledge, technical skills, and contribute to one of the cornerstones of our economy. We seek talent for a variety of different programming languages and tools.
  • Some programming languages and tools we use:
    • HTML5, Java, JavaScript, Spring MVC framework, PLAY framework, GIS, ABAP, Business Objects, C/C++, Cloud, Cobol, DB2, Flash, Informatica, Microsoft Suite, Mobility, Natural, .Net(C#), Open Source tools, Oracle, Perl, SAP, SQL, System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Teradata.

 

Infrastructure:

 

  • The BNSF Infrastructure team is challenged every day with keeping our extensive IT infrastructure highly available. We create, maintain, and enhance architecture, security, tools, information, data centers, and so much more.
  • The key to successfully managing our business is to understand and to be able to interpret massive amounts of information. In connection with that information, security is also critical along with compliance and planning - when there are disruptions or disasters.
  • Trainees will broaden their knowledge of modeling data, designing, and supporting our database systems across the mainframe, mid-tier, and data warehouse environments. While ensuring the security, integrity, and availability of information maintains an environment conducive to sharing information for business purposes.
  • Some concepts and tools we use:
    • Data modeling concepts (Conceptual, Logical, and Physical Models), Erwin Data Modeler tools, DB2 LUW, Oracle, SQL Server, Informatica, Tibco, Metadata management, Access DB, Visio, Eclipse, Chef, TeamForge, Rational Software Development Platform, Web Services, .NET Development, SDLC and many more.

 

Telecom:

 

  • Telecom designs, builds, and maintains BNSF's network across the deserts, plains, and mountains in all weather conditions to ensure BNSF's customers and employees experience nearly flawless performance of the voice and data infrastructure network.
  • The team supports over 43,000 network devices deployed in 2700 locations across the BNSF service area. They also support over 120 dispatchers and two way radio service on over 32,500 route miles connecting locomotives, high rail vehicles, on track work equipment, and hand held portable radios.
  • Management Trainees have an opportunity to proactively contribute to focusing on helping insure high network availability and on time train performance by learning areas of support, planning, engineering and implementation across our network system.
  • Some tools and principles we use:
  • Basic data, voice, transport network design principles and technologies, TCP/IP and associated network architecture, IP routing & switching, UHV/VHV radio operation and maintenance, microwave transmission systems and Telephony design, implementation & certifications.

 

Additionally, qualified candidates must be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities listed above.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Work effectively in a team environment.
  • Express ideas and information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Recognize and respond effectively to unexpected situations and tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing task priorities and work situations.
  • Demonstrate ability to complete tasks regardless of obstacles.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Primarily an office environment with some field activities.
  • Normal office hours, Monday through Friday, with weekend or evening work as required.

 

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENT

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above for Engineering majors OR cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above for non-Engineering majors.
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Graduate degree from an accredited university to be completed prior to hire OR have obtained a degree within the past three (3) years.
  • Less than three (3) years of work experience in a professional work environment.  When calculating work experience, EXCLUDE internships or positions held while in high school or college.
  • Authorization to work in the US without Company sponsorship now AND in the future.
  • General understanding required of Information Systems, including knowledge of application development, database administration, business intelligence, personal computers, and/or local area networks.
  • Strong drive for results as well as superior communications and teamwork skills to be able to gather information from BNSF employees to identify and resolve problems.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Decision Science, Computer or Software Engineering, Management/Business Information Systems, Electrical Engineering OR any other Technical/Engineering related degree.
  • Ability in any of the following is preferred: applications development, project management, mobile device development methodologies, database design, modeling, mining, data management, data warehouse concepts, network planning and engineering and voice/video systems.
  • Experience with one or more of the following programming languages and tools such as Java, C/C++, .Net(C#), ABAP, HTML5 and/or COBOL.
  • Experience in Cellular or Telecommunications related environment.

 

If you have more experience and are interested in BNSF, we encourage you to take a look at our Experienced First Line Supervisor (EFLS) program or our professional jobs to find what most closely aligns with your skill set.

 

BENEFITS:

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

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • Railroad Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
 
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ELEMENTS:
  •     Criminal history 
  •     Last 7 years of driving history
  •     Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  •     Social Security number
  •     Education
 
MEDICAL REVIEW ELEMENTS:
  •     Medical evaluation
  •     Drug Screen
  •     Other elements as needed
 
DRUG TEST ELEMENTS:

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 http://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic.
 

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