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Senior Software Engineer, Core Visibility


Engineering, Operating System


Bellevue, San Francisco

Senior Software Engineer, Core Visibility

Build the world’s best solution for answering the question “Where’s my stuff?

The opportunity: 

You will be working on automating milestones on the Flexport’s Visibility Core team. This challenge is critical to our freight forwarding business as our operations team’s success depends on the accuracy and timeliness of specific freight milestones. 

You will have the opportunity to work across multiple freight modes, starting with ocean, air, and rail.

We are looking for a senior engineer to become the technical lead of this area of our milestone system. You will also partner with our Visibility Platform engineering team to build the global operation system of trade. 

You will: 

  • Work on our visibility backend service to understand and develop milestone tracking across multiple freight modes
  • Partner with our Visibility Platform team to migrate Flexport tracking to the next generation set of milestone APIs

You should have: 

  • Strong knowledge of Ruby on Rails (alt - Python background)
  • Experience with API design
  • Strong experience working in a cross-functional / cross-engineering system environment

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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