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Lead Software Engineer - Kiewit Technology Group

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 147360 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Information Technology Group 

Department: Information Technology 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations.  With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada and Australia.  Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining.  Kiewit had 2015 revenues of $9 billion and employs more than 22,000 staff and craft employees.

Kiewit is looking for top talent to join our fast-paced and innovative Software Delivery Team. We are seeking a highly talented, experienced Lead Software Engineer that is passionate about creating our next generation of construction products and services, has great development skills, a passion for quality, and is excited to help build incredible, engineering solutions that win over our customers. This position will be responsible for leading a Team of Software Engineers in the design and development of high quality and performing products.

District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) builds solutions to enable and support a $12.5 billion company. Our mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys technology solutions to the field and home office departments that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses 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. When you join KTG, you will make an impact on the critical work we do every day. 

Location

This position will be based out of Lenexa, KS.

Responsibilities

System and product design:

  • Considers the customer’s perspective and experiences when designing systems
  • Leads and participates in the architectural design of features early in the development cycle, influencing it to drive quality and adherence to the specification
  • Responsible for producing quality designs that ensure solutions meet performance, scalability, flexibility and extensibility
  • Leads the Team in establishing program specifications and develops coding logic flowcharts in compliance with secure coding standards

 

Solution Execution:

  • Work with Product Owners to translate roadmap features into manageable components/tasks, estimate timings and resources, suggest solutions and identify possible risks
  • Build quality directly into the engineering processes and solutions by championing automated testing and test-driven development
  • Writes and coaches the team on writing clean well thought out design and code with an emphasis on quality, simplicity, and maintainability
  • Works within established procedures and tools to develop, test, code review, implement, and maintain application software while focusing on best practice application security throughout the code life cycle
  • Communicates effectively and partners well with other disciplines of the project team to deliver high quality solutions from vision to deployment and long-term product stability

 

Leadership:

  • Primary technical point of contact and communicator with stakeholders such as the sponsor, product manager/owner, scrum master, project teams, and upper management
  • Responsible for managing the delivery of committed work for the team
  • Role model to Kiewit Technology Group’s Values; Make us better, make someone’s job easier, and deliver measurable value
  • Learn new technologies and keep abreast of existing technologies and be able to apply these to a variety of projects as applicable
  • Mentors more junior developers

Qualifications

  • Bachelors and/or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology or Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ Years of Lead/Senior Software Engineering experience
  • 7+ Years of experience building software using OOP practices
  • 3+ years of experience with Agile, Test Driven Development or related lifecycle methodologies
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks such as Angular 4+ and/or React
  • Strong understanding of emerging technologies, standards, and best practices for .Net development
  • Experience with database design and programming
  • Experience with Web Services
  • Experience with UX and User Centric Design (UCD)
  • Must be able to work in a complex, dynamic team environment with minimal supervision and possess good organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Some travel may be required

 

Additional Skills

  • Experience with component libraries Kendo UI, AgGrid and Ant Design
  • Experience with Design patterns, SOA design and experience with Volatility-Based Decomposition and iDesign
  • Experience with SQL Server/Azure SQL
  • Experience with the Azure ecosystem. Experience with Function Apps

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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.

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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