• Jacksonville, FL

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Job Description:

Job Summary – Sr Software Engineer II – Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

The CSX Innovation Team is seeking an experienced AI/ML developer to join our team. The successful candidate will have a strong background in machine learning and artificial intelligence, and will be responsible for developing, testing, and deploying AI/ML models for the Rail and Transportation industries. You will define system scope, objectives, and requirements while functioning as a top-level technical expert in the proof-of-concept process. You will regularly and actively engage with business, internal technical and external technology vendor teams to define, design, and develop new business applications and will partner with management to identify and research application problems, search for solutions, and make recommendations on AI/ML solutions.

Applicants will be required to engage in ongoing background checks throughout the duration of this position with continued passing results.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

  • Design and develop AI/ML models for various applications
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and develop solutions
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in AI/ML and apply them to improve the performance of the models
  • Code, debug, test, and support programs, applications, services, mobile apps, utilities and tools as part of the application development process
  • Provide technical leadership and direction to team members while monitoring the deliverables and performing project management tasks as needed
  • Research, analyze, and define detailed specifications for systems with large scopes and high complexity
  • Serve as technical subject matter expert for one or more areas
  • Design and Document test cases, expected test results, test data requirements, and collaborate with testing teams and business partners to resolve testing problems
  • Assist Architecture team in setting enterprise standards
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree/4-year Degree
  • 5 or more years of AI/ML solutions development
  • 5 or more years of experience in Transportation/Intermodal Operations, Information Systems, or Logistics

Equivalent Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 5 or more years of AI/ML solutions development
  • 10 or more years of experience in Transportation/Intermodal Operations, Information Systems, or Logistics

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree/4-year Degree
  • 10 or more years of AI/ML solutions development
  • 10 or more years of experience in Transportation/Intermodal Operations, Information Systems, or Logistics

Knowledge and Skills

  • Leads the technical design and development of projects
  • Experience with Python and Java development
  • Ability to use multiple tools and techniques to facilitate the design, development, and integration of business systems
  • Knowledge of a wide range of technical systems or expertise in a more narrow range
  • Ability to develop increasingly complex business systems
  • Ability to contingency plan, analyze systems for efficiencies, and develop test case scenarios
  • Knowledge of multiple business functional / technical areas
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both written and orally) with all levels of audiences
  • Microsoft Office skills

Job Requirements

  • Work hours may vary in length and schedule (may include a non-standard work week)


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

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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