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Flexport // online customs brokerage & freight forwarding
 
Engineering, Full Time    Atlanta, GA; New York City, NY; Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; Bellevue, WA    Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2022
 
   
 
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We are reinventing global trade.

Flexport helps more than 10,000 clients & suppliers lead all aspects of their supply chain operations. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B from investors that include the Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, Wells Fargo, & Softbank. 

With offices on three continents, our team is as global as our client base & were excited to continue building a product & service they love. Wherever you are, whichever role you play, youre guaranteed to share your day with committed, encouraging, & resourceful team members. 

The Team

As a member of the Cloud Infrastructure team, you will architect, develop, deploy & manage systems that power Flexport. You will provide world-class consulting to the various teams that we support, as you collaborate with them & our peers to create systems & infrastructure in the cloud.

The Cloud Infrastructure team is rapidly growing, & we are looking for a Cloud Engineer with a demonstrated track record of building large-scale, highly available infrastructure using automation & software development principles. Must be proficient in cloud architecture. 

What youll do:

  • Designing, deploying & managing infrastructure/services on AWS, Azure & GCP
  • Managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines
  • Implementing availability, scalability, & performance plans
  • Providing guidance & education to other teams on new cloud-based initiatives & cloud competencies
  • Troubleshooting incidents, identify root cause, fix & document problems & implement preventive measures

What youll need:

  • Automation in cloud environments with Terraform & CloudFormation
  • Experience with containerization & orchestration tools like Docker, Kubernetes
  • Comfortable scripting in several languages (Bash, Python, Ruby, Go, etc.)
  • Familiarity with managing workloads across multiple hybrid cloud environments
  • Experience with cloud networking - network connectivity, protocols, load balancing, & related technologies
  • Experience with instrumentation for monitoring & logging the health & availability of services
  • Expertise of Operating System internals & storage appliance internals
  • A "compliance first" attitude to keep our regulators happy & enthusiastic about Flexport since we operate in a heavily regulated industry.

Where youll work:

Our flagship office is on Market Street in San Francisco, but we also have engineers working out of our locations in Bellevue, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York & Atlanta.

Investing your time with Flexport means having an immediate impact, all over the world. Youre empowered to do whats best for everyone & trusted to make the right decisions when & where you need them. Join our collective of entrepreneurs & improve the worlds experience in global trade. 

Culture & Values

About Flexport:

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. Thats why its our mission to make it easy & accessible for everyone. Were shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology & exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizesfrom emerging brands to Fortune 500suse Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year. 

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8 billion, were experiencing record growth & are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions & people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, & the environment? Come join us.

Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience?

Dont be! Were building the first Operating System for Global Trade. Thats why its incredibly important for us to bring people from diverse backgrounds & experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the freight forwarding industry forward.

Whats freight forwarding & why does it matter? Freight forwarding is the coordination & shipment of goods from one place to another & its what makes global trade possible. Flexport is on a mission to make global trade easier for everyone because we believe it can help connect the world & break down economic barriers.

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

 
 
 
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