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Lead Technologist - 90268728 - Sandy Springs

Date: Mar 13, 2020

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. 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 the result of our employees.

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Job Title: Lead Technologist 
Job Code: #10543.148
Job Location: 4 Concourse Parkway, Suite 350, Atlanta, GA 30328
Job Type: Full-Time 

National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) has an opening for Lead Technologist in Atlanta, GA.


Job Duties: Serve as a subject matter expert providing technical expertise business functions and will identify opportunities to improve business processes for new technologies. Research and analyze technologies within area of required expertise. Assess emerging technologies and evaluate and recommend new products or tools for the organization. Make recommendations and influence long-term technology strategy and planning for multiple business units. Assist in the development and analysis of source selection strategies. Work with service providers to ensure that their in-scope technical solutions are consistent with the enterprise business strategy and architecture. Serve as a consultant and escalation point for issues and provide project managers with technical consultation and advice. Enabling quick response to inquiries related to the program/project. Provide technical analysis to help define, assess, and monitor the technical aspects of the program/project or service. Design innovative solutions using new technologies and recommend short-term alternatives when appropriate troubleshoot existing information systems or networks to identify errors or deficiencies. Brainstorm possible solutions and evaluate alternatives against decision criteria. May lead team responsible for the resolution of support issues escalated by senior operations, development personnel or service provider personnel. Work with vendors during the problem resolution process as needed. Provide support for Sr. Principal Technologists representation of Amtrak relevant, industry forums.


Requirements: Employer will accept Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology or related field, followed by seven years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience in job offered or seven years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience in a related occupation. Experience must include experience working with: Websphere Administration; IIS Administration; AEM Administration; Mulesoft Administration; JBOSS and TOMCAT Administration; and AppDynamics & DPOD Dashboards. This position requires pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.


Contact: Apply online at Please refer to Job #10543.148.

Requisition ID:44941
Posting Location(s):Georgia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace 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 Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 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, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

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