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Software Engineer


Flint Hills Resources (FHR) is currently looking for a Software Engineer to work with our Disruptive Research and Development Team at our Wichita, KS headquarters. The Disruptive Research and Development Team is a vital component in Flint Hills Resources’ strategy to improve business performance by discovering and applying pertinent cutting-edge technology that will transform our business work processes by solving real business problems. The successful candidate will be working closely with leaders and subject matters experts across all areas of FHR to maintain, design and improve FHR’s operating facilities. 

As a member of the Disruptive Research and Development Team, you will need to thrive in a fast pace and innovative environment. You will collaborate to develop engaging solutions and prove their value through rapid experimentation and scalable deployment in our business. Collaboration, creativity, and an intense focus on attaining positive business results will be necessary skills. Candidates will need to be resourceful and capable of partnering with market solution providers that can accelerate progress of our business objectives. It will be necessary to form points of view on market solutions and share those with business leaders and stake holders across FHR. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Providing primary analysis on potential opportunities in Field Operations & Field Data Solutions; automating processes, automating rounds, remote equipment monitoring and other areas to help reduce, and eliminate time in the field
  • Partner with other FHR IT teams and business groups to help connect FHR to cutting edge technology that solves business problems and collaborate to scale winning solutions
  • Contributing to transformation projects through functional analysis and design work, technical coding and scripting, or guiding implementations within the business
  • Staying current on technologies and best practices, ensuring that we are leveraging the best knowledge to achieve success
  • Successful candidates should have skills sets that include:
  • Self-motivation and a drive to create innovative solutions and see them applied 
  • A positive attitude and the innovative thinking skills to turn yesterday’s impossible into tomorrow’s production capability 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • AWS Architecture and development skills 
  • Previous Experience working with IP Camera Systems 
  • Bachelor’s Degree with an Engineering or Technology focus, or equivalent work experience
  • Professional experience communicating technical concepts to all organization levels
  • Demonstrated experience solving business problems with technology
  • 1 year programming experience with a modern development language (TypeScript, Python, etc.)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience with AI/ML platforms (H20.ai, AWS AI/ML, Azure, ...)
  • Experience with Vision Systems
  • Experience in frontend design development
  • Experience working or leading Agile Product Development Teams 

Other Considerations: 

    • In this role, you may travel up to 20% of the time

    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.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
    Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
    This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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