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Flexport // online customs brokerage & freight forwarding
Engineering, Full Time    Bellevue    Posted: Saturday, July 24, 2021
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Build the worlds best solution for answering the question Wheres my stuff?

The opportunity: 

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

You will have the opportunity to work across multiple freight modes, starting with ocean, air, & 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 & 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. Thats why its our mission to make global trade easy for everyone. Flexport is building the platform for global logistics, empowering buyers, sellers & their logistics partners with the technology & services to grow & innovate. Today, companies of all sizesfrom emerging brands to Fortune 500suse Flexport technology to move more than $10B of merchandise across 112 countries every year. 

Worried about not having any logistics experience?

Dont be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. Thats why its important to bring people from diverse backgrounds & experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.

We know this industry is complex. Thats 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 & engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating & 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 & mental disability, health status, marital & family status, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, military & veteran status, & any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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