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Engineering Manager - Security & Operations

Team

IT, Security & Infrastructure

Location

Amsterdam

Engineering Manager - Security & Operations

The opportunity

This brand new leadership role sits in our Amsterdam office. Due to our exciting growth we are looking to expand our Amsterdam tech team with a new team to take care of the Security and the Infrastructure of our business. 

This is a rare opportunity to build a new capability in Europe, leading and hiring a team of world class engineers and analyst who will play a key role in building the first modern logistics platform

You will:

You will be the first Engineer Manager into the Security  team in Amsterdam however certainly will not be alone! You will be supported by our Site Reliability Engineers,  and reporting to our Director Information Security Operations in the US.  It will be your role to grow this function in Amsterdam. You will be tasked with hiring, mentoring, developing and empowering this new team to achieve a high level of technical productivity, reliability, and simplicity. Working closely with our business partners and the product manager to distill complex business problems into robust technical solutions

You should have:

You will have a proven track record in building teams and managing engineers in a fast paced dynamic environment. And will thrive on the fact that no two days are the same, having the ability to flex and pivot your style and teams to focus accordingly. You will have the ability to set technical vision and drive results. Having strong stakeholder management skills ensuring cross functional collaboration but at the same time will enjoy getting into the detail and not be scared to roll up your sleeves and get in the weeds to ensure you and your team get results.

Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience? Don’t be! We’re building the first Operating System for Global Trade. That’s why it’s incredibly important for us to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the freight forwarding industry forward

Why you’ll want it:

If you are looking for a role where you can make a difference at a global level then this is for you! In this challenging leadership role you will be driving this key initiative that is at the forefront of reshaping the entire logistics & supply chain industries. You’ll work alongside self-starters interested in solving real-world problems and streamlining the inefficiencies in the complex global trade industry. You’ll have the opportunity to reshape an industry by creating the new operating system for global trade.

Are you ready for the challenge? Then apply now and truly have the opportunity to make a global difference.

About Flexport

We believe trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easy for everyone. Flexport is building the platform for global logistics, empowering buyers, sellers and their logistics partners with the technology and services to grow and innovate. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $10B of merchandise across 112 countries every year. 

Worried about not having any logistics experience? 

Don’t be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. That’s why it’s important to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.

We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success. 

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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