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Application Development Manager - Kiewit Technology Group


Lenexa, KS, US Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 132539 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Information Technology 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Application Development Manager is responsible for leading a team of highly talented software engineers in designing, building and maintaining our next generation of construction products and services. Successful candidates will be strong leaders who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of delivery.

District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group's (KTG) mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys apps to the field that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses the Kiewit Management System (KMS), which includes systems and tools that manage every part of Kiewit's business and lifecycle of a project, to improve planning and day-to-day execution in the field by giving our people real­ time data to make faster, smarter decisions. Every day our employees make an impact the efficiency of the iconic projects Kiewit builds and you can too.


This position will be based out of Omaha, NE, or Lenexa, KS. These are shared service centers in a professional office setting.


• Resource planning and allocation - Partners with Product group leaders to ensure our work aligns with business and leadership priorities; manage project resourcing supply and demand

• Role/Responsibility Definition - Establishes consistent expectations for direct reports. Ensure team members understand their roles/ responsibilities and also how they will be measured

• Career development - Encourages and supports employee career growth and opportunities, including areas of training and job opportunities

• Performance management - Articulates clear performance goals for direct reports and provides frequent performance measurement feedback. Leads and motivates direct reports to ensure consistent service and seamless execution throughout the

organization. Conducts critical conversations as needed, holds team members accountable

• Team planning / accounting - Responsible for overall management of team / service finances (actuals, forecast, budget, etc) and ensures value is received for costs incurred

• Service management - Provides service level direction and communications, including a clear and compelling vision for the future and KPl's/Metrics to measure success

• Escalation management - Ensures all resource and domain-related issues / escalations are addressed with the appropriate sense of urgency

• Process improvements / opportunities - Improves and influences changes in process and procedures within team based on fundamental knowledge of service area

• Communications - Conduit for the dissemination of company and department related information to direct reports and how it will impact the team and/or business. Ensures appropriate and timely communication of work progress to all levels of the organization 


• Bachelors and/or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology/Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience

• Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a management or supervisor role

• Minimum five (5) years of experience in application design and coding as a software engineer/architect

• Minimum of three (3) years of experience with Agile, Test Driven Development or related lifecycle methodologies

• Strong understanding of emerging technologies, standards, and best practices for .NET development

• Strong experience or understanding of current technologies and software construction methods

• Excellent written and verbal technical communication with an ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences


Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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