Sr Systems Engineer

Date:  Mar 26, 2024

Omaha, NE, US, 68000

Reference Number:  1265 
Department: Technology 

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Union Pacific Railroad Company is looking to fill a Senior Systems Engineer position in Omaha, NE. May telecommute up to 50% of work time. Apply online at; Req No 1265.


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


  • Requirement Gathering/Analysis, Design for the system and Application software.
  • Develop and maintain systems/technical documentation through the full Software life cycle
  • Research, Coding, Testing, and implementation of high-quality code modifications and with a focus on customer satisfaction
  • Provides design and technical leadership in the development of new/enhanced products and services
  • Participates in design reviews and code reviews/inspections
  • Participate in meetings with organizations to discuss problem resolutions
  • Provide technical assistance to other team members in the research and analysis of customer issues.
  • Cross team collaboration and interaction.

Qualifications - Required

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems, or a related field of study (foreign equivalent accepted).
  • Nine (9) years of progressively responsible experience in a software development or related occupation.
  • Nine (9) years of experience with C/C++ on Linux.
  • Nine (9) years of experience with Messaging middleware (such as Solace Messaging middleware).
  • Nine (9) years of experience with Multithreading (POSIX Standards).
  • Nine (9) years of experience with High Available systems (HA).
  • Nine (9) years of experience with TCP/IP Socket Programming.
  • Nine (9) years of experience with Linux Inter Process Communication (IPC) mechanism.
  • 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.