Systems Support Developer (Hybrid) at Koch Industries (Houston, TX)

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Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC. (KAES, a Koch Industries company) is seeking a System Support Developer to support our Natural Gas Trading, Koch Energy Services (KES) business. This role will be working with a team to maintain and lift our production and non-production systems to the next levels of operational excellence. Our System Support Developer engages with our business analysts as well as support and project team members to achieve stable and reliable systems by helping create scripted and configured solutions. They also help drive best practices for storing, managing, and integrating with KES' critical data assets.

KES is a top 10 North American Gas Marketer. More than 5BCF of Gas are procured, managed, and distributed in North America daily. From an IT perspective, this creates a wealth of opportunities to develop and apply your skills and to explore a variety of career paths.

This role will collaborate cross-functionally with the Application Development, Database, DevOps teams, and other IT technical teams across KAES to deliver critical system needs for a variety of business opportunities. The ideal candidate is open to learning new ways to achieve a shared vision, has an entrepreneurial mindset, strong communication skills, and excellent critical thinking skills. Being assertive enough to ask difficult questions and humble enough to accept critical feedback is essential. KES is in high growth mode, and we would love for you to grow with us!

This is a flexible hybrid opportunity based out of Houston, TX.
What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Liaise with our internal KAES DevOps team to identify areas of improvement we can apply in the KES IT area
  • Interact with various teams to build and maintain a universal KES systems notification dashboard
  • Review our existing non-production environment management process to find areas of improvement and work within the team to implement changes
  • Assist with data migration from legacy environments to new locations and manage discussions with the DBA team to apply the changes
  • Leverage existing knowledge of scripting languages to build repeatable, automated solutions for system-related activities
  • Mentor with experienced developers to learn vendor-supplied system and custom scripting language (OpenLink/OpenJVS) to assist with an ongoing pipeline of work

The Experience You Will Bring

  • Experience rapidly developing proof of concepts and testing new ideas, as well as scaling these ideas into production ready models
  • Experience developing and deploying business critical development solutions into a production environment

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Hands-on experience collaboratively developing code for a production environment, including:
    • PowerShell
    • SQL Server Stored Procedures
    • Excel VBA
  • Willingness and ability to learn custom scripting for vendor-supplied products like OpenJVS from Ion for OpenLink ETRM software
  • Experience leveraging system monitoring and notification tools such as DataDog
  • Experience leveraging cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile delivery processes and DevOps concepts (i.e. CI/CD)
  • Able to independently work with other teams in technical implementations
  • Experience with Trading and Risk Management Data
  • Experience with North American Natural Gas Data
  • Relevant education, Degree (Bachelor's) in engineering, mathematics, physics, economics, computer science, statistics, or business analytics

This role is not open to employment based sponsorship.

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

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Koch Industries operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Wichita, KS. Koch Industries was founded in 1953. It has 31000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 461 open jobs at Koch Industries, click here.
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