• Jacksonville, FL

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Job Description:

Job Summary – Software Engineer I

CSX Technology is transforming the rail industry through innovative approaches to application development. To maintain the pace of change we are looking for Software Engineers that are passionate about creating applications that enhance their customer’s business. Our Software Engineers are a key member of the development team, serving as technical experts while designing, developing and maintaining high quality software.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

  • Translate functional requirements into working solutions
  • Code, debug, test, and support programs, applications, services, mobile apps, utilities and tools as part of the application development process.
  • Document test cases, expected results, test data requirements, and collaborate with testing teams/business partners to resolve testing problems.
  • Provide impact analysis for changes to programs and systems.
  • Follow best practices around developing and maintaining secure systems
  • Design and build technical solutions for advanced business problems based on standards and guidance from more experienced team members
  • Debug and resolve issues with code of average complexity for current application
  • Actively engage with the business to ensure alignment between business needs and technical deliverables
  • Assist in the definition of best practices and strategies for the team
  • Provide production support responsibilities for one or more applications as required
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree/4-year Degree
  • 1 or more years of experience in software development

Equivalent Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 3 or more years of experience in software development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate Degree

Knowledge and Skills

  • Computer Programming skills, willingness to learn new technologies and experience with:
  • Object-oriented languages (Java preferred)
  • Backend databases including Oracle, MySQL, and/or MongoDB
  • Front-end development technologies (Angular preferred)
  • DevOps processes and tools such as Jenkins, BitBucket, GitHub
  • Knowledge of:
  • API development
  • Messaging such as JMS, IBM MQ, Active MQ
  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum methodologies and their application
  • Debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform unit and integration testing
  • Systems documentation skills (requirements and technical design)
  • Knowledge of change management processes and the full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) concepts
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with team members and peers (both written and orally)
  • Knowledge of at least 1 business area
  • Knowledge of at least 1 technical application

Current Product Delivery Focus

  • Engineering


The CSX Leadership Model is the foundation of our Talent Strategy and is what drives CSX performance. CSX accordingly selects and develops talent based on each of the following: producing results, creating change, and inspiring excellence. #DICE

Job Requirements

  • Hours which include rotating on-call responsibilities which may be outside standard hours
  • Work hours may vary in length and schedule (may include a non-standard work week)
  • Applicants will be required to engage in ongoing background checks through the duration of this position with continued passing results.

About Us:

CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 200 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation’s economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation’s population resides. It also links more than 230 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on and follow us on .

Closing Statement

At CSX, two of our five Guiding Principles are Valuing and Developing Employees as well as Operating Safely. We are committed to offering our team members the most competitive compensation and benefits package available, unlimited opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible.

CSX is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click to view the EEO is Law poster. Click to view the OFCCP pay transparency provision information.

CSX Transportation and its subsidiaries are not seeking outside assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from staffing agencies or search firms for employment or contractor opportunities. Any resumes submitted by an outside vendor to any employee at CSX via e-mail, Internet, or directly to hiring managers without a valid written search agreement in place with the Talent Acquisition / HR department will be deemed the sole property of CSX. No placement fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired as a result of the referral, or through other means.


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