Lead Software Engineer
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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