Fall 2019 Information Technology Co-Op/Internship

Norfolk Southern Corp - Atlanta, GA3.3

Requisition 11534: 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.

Co-Op/Internship Opportunities

Network Systems

Complete requests for voice and data connectivity
Work on multiple projects with your teammates.
Be entrusted with independent assignments.
Preferred Skills: 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
Preferred Skills: 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
Preferred Skills: HTML, Java, JavaScript, HP Quality Center, or VISIO


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
Required Skills: JAVA, Linux or Unix, SQL, C
Preferred Skills: 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
Required Skills: Knowledge of C#, VB, .NET, SQL and/or UNIX
Co-Op/Internship Opportunities

Content Manager

Perform Java and C# programming to support our content management and GIS systems
Develop and maintain client-server and web applications
Required Skills: Knowledge of Java and experience or significant coursework in data structures is needed

Distributed Systems

Write C/C++, Perl, and Kornshell scripts
Develop web-based and SharePoint applications
Register and install Unix servers
Create and maintain project plans
Preferred Skills: Visio, Java, HTML, PHP, Perl, SQL, SharePoint, Apache web server, Tomcat, or web development


Enhance, customize, and debug existing web and mobile applications
Required Skills: Java, JavaScript, HTML
Preferred Skills: 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
Required Skills: .NET, C#, and WPF
Preferred Skills: SQL, Java, JSP, JavaScript, or HTML

Enterprise Wintel Services

Server building/decommissioning
Exchange and Active Directory
Application development and installs
Required Skills: Good organizational and documentation skills
Preferred Skills: Experience with Windows Server, VMWare ESX, C#, or .NET

Information Security

Remediate unhealthy ePO agents
Investigate high malware devices
Complete variance database management, asset health, and other checks
Provide situational awareness to management
Required Skills: General knowledge of security concepts and tools

Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree
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: C, C++, J2EE, Ajax, JavaScript, XML, VB.NET, C#.NET, Java, DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server, SSIS , or SSRS.

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.
Company Overview
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.