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Backend Software Engineer - Kiewit Technology Group


Omaha, NE, US Houston, TX, US Denver, CO, US Remote, US Phoenix, AZ, US Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 165122 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Information Technology Group 

Department: Information Technology 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Would you like to apply your skills to build one of the most advanced applications in the construction and engineering industry? Would you like to help propel our team to new heights?

Our Business Transformation team has an opening within our development team. This engineer will be responsible for back-end program and analytic development. 

We’re looking for a hands-on programmer ready to leverage their understanding of data (i.e. analytics, data pipelines, relational databases etc.) to develop software solutions which transform business processes. They must be at ease working in an agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and test-driven development.

Our mission is to make Kiewit the premier data-driven organization in our industry. To accomplish this, our projects and districts need to have the right data, of the right quality, with the right level of analysis, available to them at the right time. Our Business Transformation team is a cross functional organization with team members having expertise in business process, data, technology, and operations.

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. 


This position will be based out of our Kiewit office in Omaha, NE; Lenexa, KS; Houston, TX; Denver, CO .This is a remote opportunity.


  • Analyze business processes to develop transformational programs and analytics
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with front-end software engineers, data scientists, project managers, and business users to achieve business transformation
  • Work with various technologies including: Python, SQL, AzureDB/SQL Server
  • Provide ongoing enhancements, support, and maintenance to pilot content modules
  • Work alongside other back-end engineers to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar
  • Proficiency in at least one modern object-oriented programming language such as Python or JavaScript
  • Experience with SQL and working with relational databases
  • Experience developing and working with data ETL processes
  • Experience developing software solutions to solve problems 
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner
  • Conceptual understanding of software development process
  • Understands testing best practices
  • Ability to travel as business requires



Other requirements:


  • Regular, reliable attendance .
  • Work productively and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees and others; individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively.


Base Compensation: $80,000 - $95,000

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)


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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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