TEKsystems has partnered with local company to help them build a team of C++ developers in support of a mission critical application that drives train dispatching for the railroad. This is a real time application and is most critical for the railroad.
Design, develop, implement and maintain new and modified systems utilizing new and experimental
information technologies to support the departments of the railroad.
Railroad is currently hiring C++ developers to work on the Computer Aided
Dispatching (CAD) system. The CAD system is mission critical to UP s transportation network and
operations. C++ developers are in the technical career path. The technical career path is for
employees interested in an individual contributor role, who wants to work with other team members
to ensure a project's success. The main elements of the technical path include: 1) No direct reports,
2) Heavy technical skills, 3) Heavy teamwork, 4) Heavy client/customer contact, 5) Heavy daily
planning and execution, 6) Creativity.
These positions require highly motivated, creative individuals with strong technical skills who are
able to work in a team to deliver complex solutions within limited time frames.
The positions will report to Angela Reinders in the Information Technologies (IT) department.
Use new information technologies to assemble systems meeting department business needs.
This may require an understanding of, and ability to work with, multiple types of hardware and
software. The system design must be reviewed with customer department personnel to ensure
it meets their requirements.
* 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.
* Assist the project leader in developing and reporting project schedules to meet the department
and customer requirements.
* A Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or related field. Strong
applicable experience (a minimum of 6 years C++ programming experience) may be taken into
account in lieu of a degree.
* 4 years experience in Information Technology including hands-on C++ development experience
in a business environment, knowledge of Object Oriented development techniques, and Agile
* Knowledge of Object Oriented development techniques and Agile development experience
* Advanced communication skills both written and oral
* Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
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