(Salesforce Development) Software Engineer/ Sr. Software Engineer/ PrincipalSoftware Engineer

at BNSF Railway
Published December 11, 2023
Location Fort Worth, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.

Job Location:Fort Worth
Other Potential Locations:Fort Worth, TX
Anticipated Start Date:12/01/2023
Number of Positions:1
Salary Range:$90,300 - $130,000

Who we are and what we do

Do you want to be a part of something that really matters? Team BNSF includes professionals focused on safety andservice that play a vital role in delivering the nation's freight. Together, we help move goods and materials that sustain life and support local, national and global economies. Our rail network is one of the largest freight railroads, spanning 28 western states and serving three Canadian provinces.

What we believe

At BNSF, our Vision and Values drive who we are, not only in our words, but also our actions. BNSF is committed to our foundational values of equality and members of the BNSF community, our employees are entitled to:

  • be treated with dignity and respect.
  • have equal access to tools, resources, training and development opportunities.
  • have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.

We model the way through our leadership, our BNSF Diversity Councils, our eclectic Business Resource Groups, our deep involvement and investment in the communities we serveand through training programs. Our actions create an inclusive, open and collaborative workplace that encourages diverse perspectives in all interactions.


Join BNSF, one of the largest freight railroads in the western United States, as a Software Engineer/ Sr. Software Engineer/ Principal Software Engineer and be part of a dynamic team that is creating innovative technology solutions to Digitally transform our customer experience. Work on exciting projects like Customer Experience Portal, AI Implementation, Call Center Digitalization and Customer Data revolution. You'll collaborate with cross-functional teams to design innovative solutions, optimize Salesforce configurations, and ensure compliance. Strong proficiency in Salesforce development technologies, excellent problem-solving skills, and strong communication skills are required. We offer competitive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a 401(k) plan, railroad retirement, life insurance, incentive compensation plan, and a tuition reimbursement program. Don't miss this opportunity to shape the future and help move goods and materials that sustain life and support local, national, and global economies. Apply now!

Job Overview:

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Software Engineer/ Sr. Software Engineer to join our dynamic team. As a Software Engineer, you will play a crucial role in developing and maintaining our Salesforce solutions, ensuring they meet the evolving needs of our organization. Your expertise in Salesforce development will be essential in crafting efficient and innovative solutions.

Key Responsibilities:
* Collaborate with cross-functional teams and business stakeholders to understand their unique requirements and translate them into effective solutions.
* Design, develop, test, and maintain custom Salesforce applications, components, and integrations using Apex, Lightning, Visualforce, and other relevant technologies.
* Optimize Salesforce configurations to improve system performance, scalability, and user experience.
* Implement best practices for security, data governance, and compliance within the environment.
* Participate in code reviews, mentor junior developers, and contribute to the overall technical excellence of the team.
* Stay updated on Salesforce platform updates, industry trends, and emerging technologies to recommend and implement improvements.

Required Skills/Experience:
* Strong proficiency in Salesforce development technologies, including Apex, Lightning Components, Visualforce, and SOQL.
* At least 2 years of experience with Salesforce - Service, Sales, or Experience Cloud
* Experience with Salesforce configuration, customizations, and data modeling.
* Familiarity with Salesforce integration patterns and REST/SOAP web services.
* Proficient in Salesforce release management and version control.
* Solid understanding of software development best practices and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
* Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills.
* Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:
* Proficient in Salesforce development technologies, including Apex, Lightning Components, Visualforce, and SOQL.
* Bachelor's degree with preference in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or Business, and/or equivalent formal training, certifications, or work experience.
* Minimum 4 years of experience in an Information Technology environment.
* Able to work out of the Fort Worth office (with potential of being 50% remote) and will relocate to the Dallas-Fort Worth area within 30 days of hire.
* Authorized to work in the US without Company sponsorship now AND in the future

Preferred Skills/Experience:
* Salesforce certifications, such as Salesforce Certified Platform Developer or Salesforce Certified Administrator.
* Experienced in Java, HTML, Open Shift, Angular and/or Dev Ops
* Experience with Einstein Analytics.
* Integration technologies for middleware and enterprise service bus (ESB) Including API, Tibco BusinessWorks/ EMS, and message protocols/formats (JMS, MQ, SOAP, JSON, XML)
* Knowledge of Salesforce Lightning Web Components (LWC) and Salesforce DX.
* Experience with agile development methodologies.
* Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines and DevOps practices.


BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Railroad Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


  • Criminal history
  • Last 7 years of driving history
  • Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  • Social Security number
  • Education
  • Medical evaluation
  • Drug Screen
  • Other elements as needed
BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at
BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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