Fall 2019 - IT
A Day in the Life of an Information Technology Co-Op/Internship
As a co-op/intern within our Information Technology Department, you will have the opportunity to be involved with the development of a variety of enterprise web applications and with existing systems enhancements to help facilitate train operations. You will also be working on enhancing unique and exciting systems that support business operations including train management and control systems, geographic information systems and maps, complex event management, customer support systems and may include support, trouble-shooting and problem resolution skills.
What makes a successful Information Technology Coop?
Articulate technical and business elements of the job function.
Strong communication skills both verbally & written.
Have the aptitude to learn new skills, interact with and engage with peers, management, and business partners.
Complete requests for voice and data connectivity
Work on multiple projects with your teammates.
Be entrusted with independent assignments.
Knowledge of LAN/WAN network connectivity, 802.11 wireless, PBX systems, and VISIO is desirable.
Open Enterprise Services
Write C/C++, Perl, and shell scripts
Develop web-based applications
Register and install Linux servers
Create technical documentation of newly developed systems
Visio, Java, HTML, PHP, Perl, SQL, Linux, Apache web server, JBoss, or experience with web development
Positive Train Control
Participate in all steps of test plan development and testing methodology for a revolutionary safety technology
Possible development tasks involving the creation of testing tools and testing automation
Participate in application testing
Develop DB2 LUW databases and ad hoc queries
Update Uniface and C programs
Write scripts in the AIX platform
Analyze data and report results to management
JAVA, Linux or Unix, SQL, C
C++, Perl/Shell Scripting
TYES Application Development
Develop and debug applications
Construct new screens and enhance existing screens in .NET
Map workflows and document test script results
Monitor, resolve, and report the status of projects and trouble tickets
Knowledge of C#, VB, .NET, SQL and/or UNIX
Perform Java and C# programming to support our content management and GIS systems
Develop and maintain client-server and web applications
Knowledge of Java and experience or significant coursework in data structures is needed
Write C/C++, Perl, and Kornshell scripts
Develop web-based and SharePoint applications
Register and install Unix servers
Create and maintain project plans
Visio, Java, HTML, PHP, Perl, SQL, SharePoint, Apache web server, Tomcat, or web development
Enhance, customize, and debug existing web and mobile applications
DB2 SQL, EXTJS, Ant, Gradle, or Git. Knowledge of SDLC, QA testing, application test scripts, or high-level understanding of system design and architecture.
You will be primarily responsible for production support issues.
Assist with back office web development
Stub out application components using .NET
Enhance and customize existing applications
.NET, C#, and WPF
Enterprise Wintel Services
Exchange and Active Directory
Application development and installs
Good organizational and documentation skills
Experience with Windows Server, VMWare ESX, C#, or .NET
Remediate unhealthy ePO agents
Investigate high malware devices
Complete variance database management, asset health, and other checks
Provide situational awareness to management
General knowledge of security concepts and tools
Preferred Degree Paths:
Computer and Information Sciences, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems and majors in a similar field of study will be considered
Knowledge and experience in some of the following areas:
Freshman (27 or fewer credits) - $2,500/month
Sophomore (28 to 59 credits) - $2,800/ month
Junior (60 to 89 credits) - $3,000/month
Senior (90 or more credits) - $3,300/month
Graduate Student - $3,666/month
- Living stipend of $850/month is available to those who qualify.
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:
NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.
We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation". As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.