Engineering, Freight Forwarding Operations
Flexport is building the first modern logistics platform to make global trade easier for everyone. We are solving complex problems on a global scale, and disrupting a multi-trillion dollar industry that has remained stubbornly unchanged.
Exceptional software development is integral in allowing us to fulfill our mission of fixing the user experience in global trade. At Flexport you’ll develop products that are 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.
Ocean Planning is a cross-functional, full-stack team that builds software to power Flexport’s core product, ocean freight. Our mission is to match our clients' cargo to the best ship available, maximizing on time delivery at the best rates. Our work includes close collaboration with business leaders and end users to automate and optimize this process. We are looking for an engineering manager to help build out this team and develop a strong roadmap together with local product management and business stakeholders.
What you’ll build:
You will work on projects in the following areas:
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Our continuous releases are integrated with Buildkite and GitHub. On the frontend, we create our views with React, manage the flow of data with GraphQL/Relay, and test our application with Jest. On the backend, we’re in the process of decoupling a monolithic Rails app into a service-oriented architecture including Ruby, Python, Java and Kotlin services. Our data is persisted in Postgres and MongoDB. Our stack is hosted on AWS using Docker, migrating to Kubernetes.
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