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.  

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.  

Leadership

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

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Chris Stendal

Chief Executive Officer

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

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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. 

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Brian Peters

Chief Product Officer

Brian guides the strategic direction of KorTerra’s product portfolio. He ensures the smooth development of great products that deliver value to customers, and in turn, the organization.

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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.  

What makes working at KorTerra unique is that it provides the energy and professional growth opportunities of a startup with the security of a mature company. With over 30 years of success and nearly 1,000 clients on our Azure-based SaaS solution, KorTerra is profitable and secure for the long term. 

In October 2021, we relocated to our new corporate headquarters in Chanhassen. Our space is equipped with the latest technology, optimal working and collaborative environments, and the capacity to more than double our current staff. 

From a technology perspective, we completed the transition from a datacenter hosted model into the Microsoft Azure cloud in May 2020. We have an exciting technology stack that empowers us to do our best work whether in the office or utilizing our hybrid working policy. We continue to invest in best-in-class technologies and resources.  

Don’t see a position listed for your field?

We are always seeking committed professionals who want to grow with us. If you are interested in job opportunities with a company that creates solutions to not only make users’ jobs easier but help prevent damages to underground facilities, reach out! We want to hear from you.

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

KorTerra is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Current Opportunities

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Software Engineer .NET/Azure

Experienced Software Engineer with experience working within Agile teams to build high-quality cloud-first solutions. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in analytics, machine learning, and data science. 

Roles and Responsibilities

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, you will be responsible for building the underlying architecture upon which the KorTerra software suite is built, including database access, Machine Learning component integration and APIs, and data mart design/modeling development and integration. Responsibilities include the following: 

  • Develop high quality software and systems that are secure, multi-tenant, highly scalable, and rock solid
  • Take part in design and technical discussions with multiple teams to tackle new features and resolve software problems that arise
  • Perform code reviews and provide constructive feedback to your peers
  • Help with software deployments and troubleshooting outside of normal hours as needed
  • Collaborate with a team of software developers, Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Product Manager
  • Directly responsible for contributing to the success of the KorTerra product and the overall organization
  • Advance our software to the next level of quality by implementing and creating products that work in a web-based, multi-tenant, secure cloud environment 

Qualifications and Educational Requirements 

  • Competency in .NET development and/or React
  • Experience with any or all of the following technologies: Azure, Azure SQL, Cosmos, Azure DevOps, Kubernetes, Docker
  • Developing RESTful services
  • Developing with source control management tools such as Git and Bitbucket
  • Developing in a team environment using collaboration tools such as Jira and Confluence
  • Experience with Behavior Driven Development (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
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent preferred
  • 3+ years developing software

Additional Notes

  • On-site at Chanhassen, MN headquarters
  • Flexible part-time WFH schedule possible 
  • Reports to manager or higher
  • No direct administrative supervisory responsibilities

KorTerra is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Azure Cloud Operations Engineer

A Cloud Engineer at KorTerra reports to the Cloud Operations Manager. This individual is responsible for configuring and maintaining KorTerra’s cloud environments, as well as ensuring the availability of KorTerra’s applications in the cloud. The CloudOps Engineer will work with teammates and other departments to plan, research, and develop solutions for new and existing challenges in the cloud. This individual will play a role in monitoring system performance, equipment and 24x7 availability. They will assist in ensuring processes are well documented, sustainable, and scalable. This individual will evolve our cloud capabilities over time by staying current with industry trends and making recommendations to help the company excel.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design, setup, configure, and document our use of cloud services in accordance with best practices
  • Work in tandem with our engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company
  • Assist in managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines
  • Deploy and test cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle
  • Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, provide associated training as required
  • Triage and troubleshoot escalated issues causing customer impact
  • Orchestrating and automating cloud-based platforms throughout the company
  • Stay current with industry trends, making recommendations as needed to help the company excel
  • Demonstrate thought leadership in cloud computing
  • Train KorTerra team members on using and administering technologies in cloud environments, ensuring team can monitor, identify issues, troubleshoot, and resolve issues
  • Manage both server-based and serverless computing systems including Docker containers, virtual machines, microservices, etc.
  • Regularly review existing systems and make recommendations for improvement
  • Identify, analyze, and resolve infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

  • Degree in computer science or a similar field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in cloud computing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Azure services, Microsoft IIS, and PowerShell scripting
  • Experience with Azure SQL, MS-SQL, MongoDB, and/or other cloud-based technologies
  • Experience with CI/CD systems
  • Azure certifications preferred

Additional Notes

  • Hybrid WFH schedule
  • Reports to manager or higher
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401(k) with generous match
  • No direct reports

KorTerra is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Benefits

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Unlimited Time Off

Your time is valuable and we trust you to take time off when needed.

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Medical Coverage

Focus on staying healthy with our medical, dental, life, and disability plans.

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Work/Life Balance

Our hybrid remote work policy flexes to fit your needs.

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Retirement Planning

Plan for your future with our 401k plan / education and company match programs.

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Professional Development

Keep learning with an educational allowance that supports your continual growth.

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Workplace Collaboration

Work in partnership with the entire team, learn from each other, and advance together.

Employee Testimonials

KorTerra is the best company I've had the opportunity to work for. The staff are passionate, the customers are great, and if you're willing to put in the effort, there are frequent opportunities for advancement.

– Matt Hill
Customer Success Manager

At KorTerra, you're empowered to be the driver of your own career. We take pride in cultivating an environment where continued growth and education thrive. I learn something new every day!

– Skyler Savard
Associate Software Engineer

Working at KorTerra has been the best experience for me. Everyone is treated with respect and every voice is heard.

– Caitlyn Berry
Level 1 Support Analyst