Lead Software Engineer - 90378471 - Washington Job at Amtrak, Washington DC

  • Amtrak
  • Washington DC

Job Description

Your success is a train ride away!

As we move America’s workforce toward the future, Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country. 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 due to our employees.


Are you ready to join our team?

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. By living the Amtrak values, focusing on our capabilities, and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.


COMPANY:National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)

TITLE:Lead Software Engineer

LOCATION:Washington, D.C. and various unanticipated locations throughout the U.S. (remote position) 


DUTIES:Provides high quality software systems by analyzing requirements, providing technical design, developing / configuring software, and supporting testing and deployment. Works closely with customers, business analysts, and team members to understand the business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. Provides technical leadership as part of a diverse team and provides consistent ownership for increasingly complex deliverables. Consults in the project planning process with customers, IT business analysts, architects, and team members. Creates technical design specifications and assists in sizing technical requirements. Ensures that the design and application implementation meet security and QA standards. Provides recommendations for system enhancements by conducting gap analysis, identifying feasible alternative solutions, and assisting in the scope of modifications. Implements integration plans. Interfaces with testing teams to incorporate plans into integration testing process. Provides technical leadership coaching and mentoring to team members. May manage vendor relationships that are required to provide operational support.


REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or a related field followed by five (5) years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or in an occupation related to computer systems engineering. Experience must include five (5) years with each of the following: (1) Designing, configuring, and implementing SAP modules - Financial Accounting (FI), Controlling (CO) and integration touchpoints with Sales (SD), Logistics (MM) and Project Systems (PS) modules; (2) Performing systems analysis using SAP products, technologies, and competencies, across multiple SAP systems and solutions; (3) Configuring Financial Accounting (FI) that includes General Ledger (GL), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), Asset Accounting (AA), and Bank Accounting (BA); and (4) Gathering business requirements, generating design documents and functional specifications, performing SAP configurations, testing, coordinating production deployments and providing post go-live support. Must also have three (3) years of experience: (5) Troubleshooting and performance tuning of SAP applications as part of Level III Production Support. All experience may be acquired concurrently. Remote work permitted in accordance with standard company policy. All positions require pre-employment background check verification and a pre-employment drug screen. 


SALARY:$143,458 - $149,400 per year

CONTACT:To apply, Please reference Job Code: 7614240.

Requisition ID: 161788
Posting Location(s): District of Columbia
Job Family/Function: Engineering 
Relocation Offered: No 
Travel Requirements: 0 - 5% 


You power our progress through your performance.


We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job. We want your career at Amtrak to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging work, rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, and attractive compensation. Amtrak maintains a culture that values high performance and recognizes individual employee contributions. 

Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol. All Amtrak positions requires a pre-employment background check that includes prior employment verification, a criminal history check and a pre-employment drug screen. 


Candidates who test positive for marijuana will be disqualified, regardless of any state or local statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Amtrak's pre-employment drug testing program is administered in accordance with DOT regulations and applicable law.

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.


In accordance with federal law governing security checks of covered individuals for providers of public transportation (Title 6 U.S.C. §1143), Amtrak is required to screen applicants for any permanent or interim disqualifying criminal offenses. 

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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