IT- Mobile User Experience Systems Developer

Company: Union Pacific Railroad

General Information
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree
Contact Information

Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of new and modified systems utilizing new and experimental information technologies to support the departments of the railroad.

This position reports to Doug Stock and will be filled at a Band A or Band B level depending upon the successful candidate's skill set and experience. 

The main purpose of this position is to provide technical development and support for the Mobile User Experience team. 

The ideal candidate for this position will have hands-on development experience with skills in the various mobile technologies. Understanding of mobile architecture and programming principles will be required, plus practical experience at solving problems within the mobile environment. 

This position requires a highly motivated, creative individual with strong technical skills who is able to deliver complex solutions within limited time frames. 

Required Experience/Skill Set: 

Solid, hands-on development experience in a professional environment 

Familiarly and/or experience developing mobile and web-based applications 

Abreast of new innovations in mobile media 

Solid knowledge of Object Oriented development techniques 

Solid problem solving and troubleshooting skills 

Proven customer service skills 

Willingness to support 24x7 operations of mission critical systems 

Ability to work in a team or individually 

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 

Desired Experience/Skill Sets: 

Working knowledge of HTML 5.0, JavaScript and CSS3 (PhoneGap or equivalent experience preferred) 

Familiar with mobile testing tools and standards 

Successful candidate must qualify on the Berger Aptitude for Programming Test (BAPT-Adv). 

  • Use new information technologies to assemble systems meeting department standards that resolve customer department business needs. This may require an understanding of, and ability to work with, multiple types of hardware and software. The system must be reviewed with customer department personnel to ensure it functions correctly.

  • Participate in the maintenance and support of systems utilizing new information technologies to ensure performance, availability, protection and data security required for a world-class transportation company. The existing system may utilize technology the incumbent is not experienced in, requiring quick understanding of unfamiliar methods.

  • Work closely with customer departments to respond to questions concerning functioning of existing or proposed systems utilizing new information technologies. This requires a high degree of customer responsiveness while following project management guidelines in reporting time and effort.

  • Work with other project members to assist in meeting project goals. Provide assistance to team members in problem solving to correct system errors. Provide assistance to team members in meeting target dates and in understanding applications of new technologies.

Preferred Education, Training, Experience or Skills:
  • A Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or related field. Strong applicable experience (a minimum of 6 years direct application development experience) may be taken into account in lieu of a degree.

  • 1 year(s) experience in Information Technology as noted in required Experience/Skill Set in Basic Purpose of Position

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