Company Overview

KorTerra is the founder and leading provider of damage prevention software, protecting billions of dollars in underground infrastructure. For over 30 years, the leading stakeholders in gas distribution, pipeline operation, telecommunications, electric distribution, contract locating, and city, county, and state governments have trusted KorTerra as their damage prevention solution. We are driven to embrace new technologies and ideas that both improve upon existing methods and create new avenues for our clients to explore. There is always a better way, and we’re in the business of finding it first.  

Mission

Provide a reliable and powerful technology platform for the energy and utilities industries that enables efficiency and actionable insights for our clients backed by expert, highly responsive support.  

Leadership

KorTerra attracts strategic and operational leaders that are making purposeful investments into technologies and processes for the benefit of our customers.

Chris Stendal

Chief Executive Officer

As founder of KorTerra, Chris provides leadership in promoting a high-quality experience for our customers.  

Mitch Stendal

President

Mitch drives market expansion with a fresh perspective and contagious energy in building an environment that fosters an approach to business that puts customers first. 

Bill Hunt

Chief Technology Officer

Bill plays a key role in shaping KorTerra’s technology strategy and defines best practices that lead to innovation, value, and growth of our software products. 

Jim Plasynski

Chief Revenue Officer

Jim leads our customer retention and acquisition strategy. He is focused on maximizing client value and propelling KorTerra’s growth to continually reinvest in our offerings.   

Careers

KorTerra is growing so join us! Our team is built on the foundations of character and integrity, and we are seeking self-motivated individuals who are interested in opportunities for growth and development. We are a passionate team that creates and delivers solutions that our customers can rely on. A team that rallies around one another can accomplish insurmountable tasks, so we work, play, and win as a team. Interested in job opportunities with a company that saves lives and protects our communities through technology products, services, and solutions? 

Don’t see a position listed for your field?

We are always seeking committed professionals who want to grow with us. Reach out, we want to hear from you!

Qualified candidates, please submit your resume to: recruiting@korterra.com

 

Current Opportunities

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Principal Software Engineer

Are you an experienced Software Engineer seeking to join a disruptive fast-growing software company working on innovative products and solutions? Do you have strong interest in Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Science and AI? Are you interested in leading a team and building great products? If so, then read on:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team. This is a key position directly responsible for contributing to the success of the KorWeb product and the overall organization. As a senior software engineer and technical team lead you will help advance our software to the next level of quality by designing, implementing, and creating products that work in a web based, multi-tenant, secure cloud environment. We are looking for someone with strong .NET, Microservices, Data Management, RESTful, and Azure experience preferably with both Azure SQL and Cosmos knowledge.

You will collaborate with a team of software developers, Product Owner, and Product Manager, while innovating, and working in a dynamic and rewarding environment that will challenge your skills and help you achieve the next level of your career.

What You'll Be Doing:

You will be working with people whose passion for creating outstanding software matches yours. As a member of the Product Development and Quality Assurance team, the Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for building the underlying architecture upon which the KorTerra software suite is built, including database access, machine learning component integration, APIs, and data mart design/modeling development and integration.

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to other team members
  • Influence the technical direction of our cloud-engineered SaaS solutions
  • Design and develop high quality software and systems that are secure, multi-tenanted, highly scalable, and rock solid
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of new products, processes, standards or operational plans that will have impact on the achievement of functional results.
  • Perform code reviews and provide constructive feedback to your peers in an open and positive manner
  • Lead technology initiative projects of moderate up to the highest complexity which include new development, purchased solutions, and other automation efforts.
  • Collaborate with a team of software developers, Product Owners, and Product Managers during innovation, design, and development exercises
  • Influence decisions which contribute to the success of the KorTerra products and the overall organization
  • Help advance our software to the next level of quality by designing, implementing, and creating products that work in a cloud-based, multi-tenant, secure environment
  • May assist with troubleshooting outside of normal hours

Experience We're Looking For:

  • Competency in Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Science, Enterprise Search, AI technologies is a big plus
  • Passion for DevOps methodology and building a culture of repeatability, scalability, and feedback
  • Experience with any or all of the following technologies: Azure, Azure SQL, Azure DevOps, MongoDb, Snowflake, Kubernetes, Docker, .NET Core, Linux, React
  • Developing RESTful services
  • Developing with source control managements tools such as Git and Bitbucket
  • Developing in a team environment using collaboration tools such as Jira and Confluence.
  • Experience with Behavior Driven Design (BDD)
  • Writing professional, documented, and tested code
  • Strong analytical and collaborative mindset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a Scrum/Agile environment
  • Experience in a mentoring and leadership role

What is Required to Apply?

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 7+ years developing software with experience in all parts of the software development lifecycle
  • 3 or more years developing for cloud environments
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Senior Software Engineer

Are you an experienced Software Engineer seeking to join a disruptive fast-growing software company working on innovative products and solutions? Do you have strong interest in Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Science and AI? Are you interested in leading a team and building great products? If so, then read on:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team. This is a key position directly responsible for contributing to the success of the KorWeb product and the overall organization. As a senior software engineer and technical team lead you will help advance our software to the next level of quality by designing, implementing, and creating products that work in a web based, multi-tenant, secure cloud environment. We are looking for someone with strong .NET, Microservices, Data Management, RESTful, and Azure experience preferably with both Azure SQL and Cosmos knowledge.

You will collaborate with a team of software developers, Product Owner, and Product Manager, while innovating, and working in a dynamic and rewarding environment that will challenge your skills and help you achieve the next level of your career.

What You'll Be Doing:

You will be working with people whose passion for creating outstanding software matches yours. As a member of the Product Development and Quality Assurance team, the Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for building the underlying architecture upon which the KorTerra software suite is built, including database access, machine learning component integration, APIs, and data mart design/modeling development and integration.

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to other team members
  • Influence the technical direction of our cloud-engineered SaaS solutions
  • Design and develop high quality software and systems that are secure, multi-tenanted, highly scalable, and rock solid
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of new products, processes, standards or operational plans that will have impact on the achievement of functional results.
  • Perform code reviews and provide constructive feedback to your peers in an open and positive manner
  • Lead technology initiative projects of moderate up to the highest complexity which include new development, purchased solutions, and other automation efforts.
  • Collaborate with a team of software developers, Product Owners, and Product Managers during innovation, design, and development exercises
  • Influence decisions which contribute to the success of the KorTerra products and the overall organization
  • Help advance our software to the next level of quality by designing, implementing, and creating products that work in a cloud-based, multi-tenant, secure environment
  • May assist with troubleshooting outside of normal hours

Experience We're Looking For:

  • Competency in Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Science, Enterprise Search, AI technologies is a big plus
  • Passion for DevOps methodology and building a culture of repeatability, scalability, and feedback
  • Experience with any or all of the following technologies: Azure, Azure SQL, Azure DevOps, MongoDb, Snowflake, Kubernetes, Docker, .NET Core, Linux, React
  • Developing RESTful services
  • Developing with source control managements tools such as Git and Bitbucket
  • Developing in a team environment using collaboration tools such as Jira and Confluence.
  • Experience with Behavior Driven Design (BDD)
  • Writing professional, documented, and tested code
  • Strong analytical and collaborative mindset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a Scrum/Agile environment
  • Experience in a mentoring and leadership role

What is Required to Apply?

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years developing software with experience in all parts of the software development lifecycle
  • 3 or more years developing for cloud environments
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Lead Front End Engineer

Experienced Front End Engineer with 5+ years of experience working within Agile teams to build high-quality cloud-first solutions. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in front-end optimization with a passion for emerging technologies and solution-driven designs. 

Roles and Responsibilities 

The Lead Front End Engineer will be working with people whose passion for creating outstanding software matches yours. As a member of the Product Development and Quality Assurance team, the Lead Front End Engineer will be responsible for building responsive interfaces for the KorTerra software suite. 

  • Provide leadership, technical guidance, and mentoring to other team members
  • Influence the technical direction of SaaS solutions 
  • Design and develop high quality software and systems that are secure, multi-tenanted, highly scalable, and rock solid 
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of new products, processes, standards, or operational plans that will have an impact on the achievement of functional results 
  • Perform code reviews and provide constructive feedback to your peers in an open and positive manner 
  • Lead technology initiative projects of moderate up to the highest complexity which includes new development, purchased solutions, and other automation efforts
  • Collaborate with a team of software developers, Product Owners, and Product Managers during innovation, design, and development exercises
  • Influence decisions which contribute to the success of the KorTerra products and the overall organization 
  • Help advance our software to the next level of quality by designing, implementing, and creating products that work in a cloud-based, multi-tenant, secure environment
  • May assist with troubleshooting outside of normal hours 

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • Professional experience in developing front-end software and experience with responsive web design 
  • Passion for DevOps methodology and building a culture of repeatability, scalability, and feedback 
  • Developing with source control management tools such as Git and Bitbucket
  • Developing a team environment using collaboration tools such as Jira and Confluence 
  • Experience with Behavior Driven Design (BDD)
  • Writing professional, documented, and tested code 
  • Strong analytical and collaborative mindset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a Scrum/Agile environment 
  • Experience in a mentoring and leadership role 
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years front-end development including ReactJS, JavaScript, and HTML/CSS
  • 5+ years of development experience with browser APIs and front-end performance optimization 
  • Experience with interfacing with and debugging RESTFUL APIs
  • Experience with Ionic framework a plus 

Additional notes

  • Flexible part-time WFH schedule possible
  • Reports to manager or higher
  • No direct administrative supervisory responsibilities
  • 401(k) with generous match 
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Software Support Analyst

KorTerra, an industry leading software provider in Chanhassen, MN is currently seeking a highly motivated IT professional to assist our clients nationwide on the use of our product suite. Qualified candidates must possess a strong understanding of computers, superior communication skills, time management proficiency, and a desire to expand their software, database, web, and overall technical expertise. We offer the opportunity to use a variety of IT skills, and considerably grow your technical skill set. We will train the successful candidate to work with Microsoft SQL Server, IIS, .NET applications, iOS/Android mobile applications, Microsoft Azure, cutting edge mapping/GPS technology, and more.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assisting clients on daily support issues ranging from simple to highly complex in nature.
  • Assisting clients on the setup, configuration, and use of the KorTerra software suite.
  • Break down barriers to solve complex issues in a timely and effective manner.
  • Perform database queries, install software patches, and provide technical expertise.
  • Troubleshooting a wide variety of technical issues.
  • Performing full system installation and integration into existing client infrastructure.
  • Log and track support issues through resolution.
  • Deliver progress reports to management staff and customers.
  • Assist in the testing of KorTerra applications.
  • Communication with development and QA staff while managing issues.
  • Provide online training and product demonstrations.

Qualifications/Desired Technical Skills:

  • Minimum of 2-year degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Strong verbal, writing, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent customer service attitude.
  • Knowledge of SQL Server query language a significant plus.
  • Ability to identify problems and actively seek solutions.
  • Ability to multi-task and superior problem-solving skills is essential.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently and perform well as a member of the KorTerra team.

Salary, Benefits and Other:

  • KorTerra offers a dynamic team environment with a benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k) with match, long term disability insurance, life insurance, and PTO.
  • We are proud to be an EOE employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background check and substance abuse testing.
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Implementation Engineer

We are currently seeking a customer-centric, energetic, and highly motivated individual to join our team as an Implementation Engineer at KorTerra reporting to the Customer Experience Manager.  This individual is responsible for giving new and existing customers a world class experience as they begin or expand their relationship with KorTerra.  The Implementation Engineer will work with customers, sales, and support technicians to understand and deliver timely solutions that best fit the customer’s needs.  This individual is a great communicator, a customer advocate, and possesses an understanding of both our software and the industry to guide customers towards the best possible solution during the implementation phase.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with customers to identify their needs and come up with creative solutions to solve them.
  • Assisting customers on the setup, configuration, and use of the KorTerra software suite.
  • Coordinate large rollout of new features across a wide footprint.
  • Communicating with Developers, CloudOps and DevOps on highly technical issues and situations. 
  • Translating complex technical issues and situations to non-technical individuals. 
  • Perform database queries, assist on-premise customers with installation of software patches, and provide technical expertise. 
  • Troubleshooting a wide variety of technical issues. 
  • Assisting and/or performing installation and integration into existing on-premise customer infrastructure. 
  • Log and track support issues through resolution. 
  • Provide online training and product demonstrations.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree preferred and/or 1-3 years of experience in a customer-facing role, such as Customer Success, Customer Implementation, Customer Support, or Account management 
  • Possess strong phone, written, and verbal communication skills with excellent presentation skills 
  • Confident, high energy, self-motivated, and a true team player 
  • Experience working with senior and executive level customer contacts 
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to work and excel in fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent multitasking and project management skills 
  • Understanding of Cloud SaaS applications with a desire to learn new technologies 

Salary, Benefits and Other:

  • KorTerra offers a dynamic team environment with a benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k) with match, long term disability insurance, life insurance, and PTO.
  • We are proud to be an EOE employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background check and substance abuse testing.

Benefits

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Medical Coverage

We offer medical, dental, life, and disability plans that focus on keeping you healthy.

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Work/Life Balance

Enjoy flexible hours, paid time off, monthly company events, and paid holidays.

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Retirement Planning

Take advantage of our 401k plan with a company match.

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Professional Development

Keep learning with an educational allowance to support continual growth.

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Flexible Work Options

We offer a hybrid remote work policy that flexes to fit your needs.

Employee Testimonials

KorTerra is a fast-paced environment where team and individual goals focus on innovation, problem solving, and helping people. The best solution can come from anyone, whether they’ve been on the team for a week or 20 years.

– Erik Chamberlain
Cloud Operations Manager

Employees are treated with respect and in a manner that conveys that they are valued. We all work together as a team to accomplish goals.

– Jodi Christiansen
Quality Assurance Engineer

I felt welcomed throughout the office right away on my first day. Working with KorTerra is an awesome opportunity to progress my career both professionally and personally.

– Keegan Macemon
Business Development Representative