Associate Systems Engineer

Date:  Mar 25, 2024

Omaha, NE, US, 68000

Reference Number:  1264 
Department: Technology 

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Union Pacific Railroad Company is looking to fill an Associate Systems Engineer position in Omaha, NE. May telecommute up to 50% of work time. Apply online at; Req No 1264.


Union Pacific Railroad Company is an Equal Opportunity employer and subscribes to a drug‑free/smoke‑free workplace. 


•    Design, develop, test, implement, and maintain REST API.

•    Utilize Agile development practices – sprint planning, backlog grooming, code reviews, etc.

•    Document technical development tickets, with focus on attention to detail.

•    Value diverse, inclusive teams and creating an environment where people of all identities, experiences, and backgrounds can thrive.

•    Own and solve problems across technology and business teams.

•    Use modern solutions to automate and retire legacy tools/solutions.

•    Identify root causes, set next steps, take decisive action, and communicate effectively by jumping into uncharted territory.

•    Select frameworks, develop and communicate common solutions, develop/improve standards.

•    Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Required

  • A bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent accepted) in computer science, management information systems, or a related field.
  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in software development or a related occupation.
  • 5 years SQL experience.
  • 5 years Java experience.
  • 5 years Spring Boot experience.
  • 5 years REST API development experience.
  • 5 years version control system experience.
  • 5 years build tool experience.
  • 2 years of railroad pricing application and standards knowledge.
  • Must pass background check investigation and medical review.

Qualifications - Preferred

Physical Requirements

Work Conditions


What we offer:

  • A strengths-based, engagement-focused, and performance-oriented culture
  • Ongoing learning, development, and Educational Assistance (including little to no out-of-pocket cost for online and in-person courses at the University of Nebraska at Omaha)
  • 401(k) with 100% match up to 6%, plus additional automatic 3% (contribute 6% and UP will contribute 9% [6% + 3%])
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 40% match up to 5% (contribute 5% and UP will contribute 2%)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid disability, life, and AD&D insurance
  • Health Savings Account (with company contribution) Dependent Care Savings Account and Transportation Spending Account
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Adoption/Surrogacy Assistance, paid Maternity and Parental Leave
  • Competitive compensation including eligibility for annual merit, bonus, and equity programs dependent on job level and personal and company performance

Inclusion Statement

Union Pacific’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is based on our desire to create an environment where people can be their best, personally and professionally. Our employees are unique individuals. Our diverse perspectives come from many sources including gender, race, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status.

As America's railroad, Union Pacific has an innate responsibility to speak out against all forms of discrimination while creating an environment where all can see themselves belonging and succeeding.