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Flint Hills Resources, a Koch Industries Company, is seeking a Software Developer to join our Platform Operations capability within our team specialized in leveraged IT development platforms and IT tools.

This Software Developer will play a hybrid role, blending elements of software development and application management with the responsibilities of a Product Owner to support and modernize IT platforms and tools critical to building reliable application architectures. Platform Operations SDs work jointly with IT Product Support teams, Product Software Engineers, Solutions Architects, and Data Architects to provide support and on-going development of existing development platforms, develop, or deploy new applications and IT tools, and support experimentation with new technologies that enable FHR’s digital transformation vision.

This Software Developer will have the opportunity to build very close relationships with our key customers in the many different IT teams and see how our products are platforms in which innovative solutions are created for our employees at our manufacturing plants and in corporate offices. Our products are the building blocks and foundation in which our IT solutions are built. Our team will join with other IT teams to create a path to more modern application architectures which result in more reliable, lower cost, and faster time-to-mark solutions which are easier to use and more accessible.

What You Will Do in Your Role:

  • Own responsibility for on-going maintenance and reliability of specific applications related to our internal development platforms and shared IT tools. This includes serving as technical Subject Matter Expert, managing lifecycle road map and upgrades, and ensuring the platform is meeting functional objectives of the business.
  • Modify or develop software solutions to address gaps in our existing IT work processes (integrations, monitoring, user enablement) with modern toolsets and technologies.
  • Creation and automation of monitoring, alert, and response processes.
  • Partner with Flint Hills Resources’ IT Solutions Architects, Data Architects, and Product Software Engineers in execution and support of new projects for development platforms, data platforms, functions as a service, and shared IT tools. These may involve new or existing technology, will require working with IT to understand functional requirements of the system to ensure its long-term reliability.
  • Respond to incidents and unplanned events while participating in an after-hours on-call rotation for platforms which are required to operate 24/7.
  • Support base IT functions as needed: executing pre and post steps for maintenance such as patching, escalating issues with 3rd party vendors, troubleshooting issues directly with our customers, managing the overall cost and performance expectations of the platforms.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, MIS, or a related field from an accredited university, or relevant experience
  • Demonstrable professional experience in command line tools, scripting technologies such as PowerShell or Python, and software development technologies (.NET, Node.JS, Typescript)
  • 2+ years’ experience in the deployment and on-going management of software applications in an enterprise environment
  • Familiarity with the overall IT technology stack (Ex. Networks, Firewalls, Identity Services, Windows and Linux OS administrative tasks)

What Will Put You Ahead:

  • Prior experience working in and supporting platforms such as Automic, Dell Boomi, Informatica, and Azure DevOps
  • Prior experience with AWS Services for API development. (API Gateway and Lambda using Node.js)
  • Experience managing IT/Software initiatives and projects (leading status meetings, gathering and working through requirements, focusing on agile and iterative deliverables)
  • Experience with customer and 3rd party facing interactions (backlog management, roadmap management, customer engagement activities, representing long and short-term gaps in discussions with 3rd parties)
  • Experience with modern application development (Inheritance/polymorphism in support of scalable design, concurrency and asynchronous systems, REST interfaces)
  • Familiarity with software development lifecycle – CI/CD, GIT, and Azure DevOps
  • Experience with the development of real-time systems and solutions at the edge and strategies to support rapid deployment and a scalable support model
  • Experience with automation of alerting and response (reusable design in edge deployments, guaranteed deliverability, strategies to handle false signals) and tools like Paesser’s PRTG or LogRhythm

About Flint Hills Resources:

Flint Hills Resources is an independent company, owned by Koch Industries, Inc., one of the largest private companies in America. According to Forbes magazine, the estimated annual revenues of Koch Industries, Inc. are as high as $100 billion. Throughout the U.S., Flint Hills Resources produces a diverse range of fuels and chemical building blocks that make up many household goods.

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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