Providence – An Engineering and Environmental Firm
  • 05-Jan-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Providence
  • Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Health and dental plans Tuition Reimbursement Program 401(k) with discretionary profit sharing contributions

Software Development Support Engineer

Providence, a full-service multidiscipline environmental and engineering consulting firm, is seeking a highly motivated junior level Software Engineer to support the software division of Providence Engineering.  Providence creates and sells software to simplify the process of air dispersion modeling, which is a component of many regulatory air permitting exercises.  The selected candidate should preferably work out of the Providence offices in Addison, TX, Georgetown, TX, or Baton Rouge, LA.  The ideal candidate will have software development experience and be well versed in C#.  The selected person will aid in a long-term project that is largely rewriting applications that are currently in VB6 into C#.  In addition, the selected person will help with maintenance and updates of our current software products, working closely with our small software team.  Experience in the air quality field, meteorology or GIS would be bonuses.

At this time, we are only accepting candidates with the authorization to work in the United States permanently (i.e. US Citizens or current Green Card holders).


  • Help the software team to port graphical user interface (GUI) software packages from Visual Basic 6 (VB6) into the C#
  • Help Providence to develop and market new software products related to air quality modeling and environmental compliance
  • Provide technical support to Providence software customers
  • Help the software team update all Providence software products, based on either internal suggestions or suggestions from customers
  • Help the software team keep user manuals and other documentation for software products up to date


The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal knowledge, skill, and/or ability requirements of this position:

  • BS in any engineering, science, or computer related field
  • Fluent in C#
  • At least one (1) year of professional experience
  • Excellent technical abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess the ability to coordinate and work effectively in a team setting
  • Experience conducting air quality dispersion modeling (AERMOD, ISC3, Screen3, etc.), a plus
  • Experience with Visual Studio a plus
  • Experience with ArcGIS a plus
  • Fluency in FORTRAN a plus
  • Ability to adhere to safety requirements
  • Ability to handle multiple and changing priorities
  • Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record


Commensurate with experience

About Providence:

The name Providence, by definition, means "making provisions for the future." Our name highlights the emphasis we place on the future and the roads that will take us there. We aim to provide for our clients long into the future, and accordingly, we maintain their best interests as our focus. Providence's professionals value the relationships we develop with our clients, and we think the results of our passion are evident in every deliverable we produce. We offer competitive salaries plus bonuses and excellent benefits:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Health and dental plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 401(k) with discretionary profit sharing contributions

Contact: If you are interested in pursuing a career with Providence, please complete our online application at -

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