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Terracon Software Developer III in Olathe, Kansas


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Office Management/Administration

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Job Description:

General Responsibilities:

Responsible for the development and maintenance of software applications. Design, code, test and debug new and existing software and enhancements. Perform maintenance to developed and supported software. Create and/or update documentation that benefits end-users (e.g. how-to manuals) and/or others (e.g. program documentation and processes). May analyze business requirements and provide recommendations for solutions. Participate in company technology projects as needed.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Program and test enhancements to software.

  • Perform routine maintenance to software.

  • Conduct analysis of current software to help provide solutions for necessary enhancements and maintenance.

  • Create and/or update documentation that benefits end-users (e.g. how-to manuals) and/or others (e.g. program documentation and processes).

  • Design and develop software that utilize established Software Development Life Process (SDLC).

  • Serve as a technical resource for other developers.

  • Develop new software.

  • Conduct research of new technologies.

  • Conduct research to answer technical questions that arise.

  • Develop specifications for project work if necessary.

  • Develop project estimates.

  • Recommend solutions.

  • Utilize appropriate project management techniques to ensure that projects are performed within budget and on time.

  • Respond quickly to software errors.

  • Maintain a high and increasing level of proficiency in software and other technologies supported by the department.

  • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.

  • Maintain quality standards on all projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 6 years’ experience. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 10 years’ experience.

  • At least six years’ experience developing and integrating software, services, and platforms.

  • Possess skills in most software languages and tools:

  • T-SQL (PL/SQL is a plus)

  • VB.NET or C#

  • Windows forms or WPF

  • Web API (REST)

  • SOAP web services

  • Visual Studio and Azure DevOps (Team Foundation Server)

  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.



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Posting Title:

Software Developer III

Employment Type:

Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location):

Olathe, KS

About Terracon:

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.

EEO Statement:

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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