Employment Opportunities

Knowledge Based Systems, Inc. (KBSI) is a dynamic engineering and system analysis, consulting, and systems/software development company specializing in business process redesign, production optimization, corporate integration of software, and technical service support.  Located in College Station, TX, KBSI has more than two and a half decades of experience in systems analysis, design, and development and in developing cutting-edge technologies for business process analysis, discrete event simulation, process modeling and analysis, data mining, activity based costing, workflow optimization, and system engineering methods in a host of government and commercial projects.

KBSI hires technical professionals in the areas of mechanical, industrial, electrical, and manufacturing engineering, as well as computer science, management science, systems analysis and artificial intelligence.  KBSI also has offices in Dayton, OH and Oklahoma City, OK.

College Station is home not only to KBSI, but to Texas A&M University, known for its rich tradition which engenders a sense of loyalty and respect in its students and community.  Texas A&M's triple designation as a Land, Sea, and Space-Grant institution reflects the broad scope of the research endeavors it brings to the city.  With ongoing projects funded by agencies such as NASA, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research, it offers opportunity for research and development careers to flourish.  College Station was named by Money magazine as the most educated city in Texas, and the 11th-most educated city in the United States.

For the individual looking to continue their education while earning a living, College Station is the ideal place to live and work.  Here, you can enjoy a small town atmosphere with big city amenities as you continue your education.  It’s a great place to raise a family, with exemplary schools and a plethora of things to do.  There is no shortage of fun activities to enjoy, with access to art galleries & museums, music and theater, parks, shopping, nightlife and golf courses, to name a few.  You can also take advantage of the close proximity to Houston, Austin and Dallas.

If working and living in College Station appeals to you, see our employment opportunities below.


Experienced Software Developers

KBSI is seeking experienced software developers.  The successful candidate(s) must have the ability to accept assignments and operate independently.  Candidates must have the ability to learn quickly and a willingness to solve problems.  These are non-supervisory positions.

KBSI is seeking candidates with any combination of the following skills:

  • Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience coding and debugging JavaScript
  • Experience working with jQuery, REST, JSON, AJAX, AngularJS.
  • Experience with designing & developing the UI for websites and web applications
  • Experience with one or more of the following: .Net, Java, MVC
  • Experience with SQL, Microsoft SQL Server and relational database development
  • Knowledge & understanding of mobile or responsive web design technologies
  • Desire and willingness to work as part of a distributed, collaborative & innovative team
  • Strong organizational and communication skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Prefer experience using TFS or comparable source control solutions

  Consideration will be given to both breadth and depth of coverage.

Experience in some combination of the following areas is required:

  • Operate independently on a customer site
  • Interact with customers to identify detailed requirements of computer application systems
  • Provide inputs to project management on level of effort estimates and design trade-off impacts
  • Analyze and document requirements
  • Evaluate the reuse of software modules across different projects
  • Assist in technology transfer and adoption
  • Perform analysis of relevant state of the art client server architectures and software platforms
  • Investigate appropriate libraries, framework, and software modules for implementing business objects, charts, widgets, data analysis visualization
  • Implement both structured and agile software development methods
  • Extraction of information from unstructured text.

Technical Editor

Our established company performs research and software development in the engineering and computer sciences fields. We employ a suite of researchers and developers skilled in the field of science and technology, and we are currently seeking a part-time Technical Editor to join our team. The successful applicant will be responsible for interfacing with technical staff to proof-read and edit reports, technical documents, proposals and manuals.  Written materials will need to explain complex information in a clear and concise manner while working with technical staff to ensure accuracy.

If you have previous experience as a Technical Editor, we encourage you to submit an application.


  • Proof-read and edit content already developed by technical staff.
  • Edit project reports, marketing materials, web pages, proposals, technical documents and manuals.
  • Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style, content, font size, etc.
  • Develop clean, professional final documents for customer delivery.
  • Manage updates and revisions to technical literature.
  • Assistance with web content management.
  • Some other minor office duties as assigned if not actively editing documents.

Qualifications and skills

  • English, journalism and other writing degrees preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe products.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking.
  • Experience working in a technical editing position preferred. Engineering and computer sciences experience preferred.  R&D technical writing preferred.
  • KBSI is a federal contractor engaged in “Government Restricted” projects. Therefore, eligible candidates must be US Citizens or have a Permanent Resident status.


KBSI is seeking researchers with demonstrated capabilities to initiate and perform research in one or more of the following areas:  Artificial Intelligence, Expert Systems, Optimization, Supply Chain Modeling, Ontology Modeling and Analysis, Knowledge Representation, Automated Reasoning, Truth Maintenance Systems, Machine Learning Methods, Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Multi-Agent Systems, and Social Network Modeling and Analysis.

Ph.D. in at least one of the following areas (preferred but not required): Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, and Operations Research.

The KBSI benefits package is linked here.

Locations:     College Station, TX; Dayton, OH,(Oklahoma City, and Washington D.C. are also options)
Dayton Requirement: Candidate needs to be able eligible for a security clearance

Send resume to Knowledge Based Systems, Inc. Human Resources at e-mail HR@kbsi.com

KBSI is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/Vets/Disabled)