Company: Wood
Skills: IT - Software Development
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Topeka, Kansas, United States

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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering 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. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.