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Software Development Engineer

Company: Wood
Location: Topeka
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking is seeking a highly motivated Software Development Engineer with Water Resources s oftware development experience to join our Kansas Operations . Qualified applicants are required to have experience with water resources modeling applications, Information Management & GIS, Python and R programming. Our ideal candidate prefers to focus on water resources related projects and has a degree either in computer science or computer information systems . Applicants with a minimum of 5-10 years of experience are preferred.

Key Responsibilities :
Work as part of a team to develop software applications for engineering and information management projects
Build custom applications and tools that integrate with other H&H engineering software programs such as HEC-RAS
Utilize open-source GIS-based tools to develop H&H modeling suites for flood modeling applications
Analyze and develop innovative solutions to improve upon existing applications
Work within a team of programmers nationally, predominantly focused on water resources application development in support of our flood hazard mapping program, potentially including the maintenance and upgrade of existing tools
Support project managers in the development of custom applications to improve process efficiencies and ensure project success, as well as conveying potential application development concepts to our clients

Skills / Qualifications

Role Requirements :

BS degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
5-10 years of experience supporting water resource applications and/or information management projects
Python, C#, JavaScript experience is a must
Desired experience of applicants includes:
R Scripting
IM/GIS Applications ( i.e. ArcGIS, QGIS , Asset management software )
Intermediate knowledge of HPC / Data Science
Water Resources Engineering Modeling Software
USACE Software Application Development ( i.e. HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, etc.)
Supplemental experience in one or more of the following areas will also be considered in addition to those required above:
ArcGIS Online and Web Mapping Applications
Batch Scripting
SQL Database Management and analysis
Fortran Programming
Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) Applications ( i.e. NVIDIA, CUDA Python, PyCUDA , etc.)
Field Collection/Mobile Applications (IOS, Android, etc.) and associated Esri field collection apps ( FieldMaps
Familiarity with cloud computing platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)
Experience with Machine Learning , Deep Learning, and/or AI
Experience with data processing imagery and LiDAR from web services, UAS, or other remote sensing platforms
Understanding of IT protocols, networking, and database management
Excellent technical writing and communication skills
Successful candidates will have an energetic and positive attitude toward working as part of a team and with multiple clients on diverse projects
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Keywords: Wood, Topeka , Software Development Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Topeka, Kansas

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