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Senior Engineering Manager, Transportation Management Systems

Flexport

Flexport

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Bellevue, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023

The Opportunity:

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.

The Transportation Management Systems group is responsible for backbone systems that define the state machine of shipments, orchestrate the movement of the shipment across different modes such as Air, Ocean, Trucking, and warehouse and act as authority of shipment data, Flexport Operations Network and Service Levels.

You will:

  • Build the next generation of transportation management backbone systems at Flexport that enable Flexport to realize the vision of “the world's most reliable transporter of things”.
  • Architect and design systems that represent the real-world intricacies of freight execution
  • Work closely with business partners and product managers to distill complex business problems into elegant technical solutions.
  • Develop the roadmap, define success metrics and deliver the roadmap.
  • Operate the complex systems and improve processes to achieve better outcomes for Flexport customers and employees.
  • Build and launch product features iteratively.
  • Promote growth opportunities for engineers and provide mentorship
  • Gain a deep understanding of the fascinating logistics industry

You should have:

  • At least 8+ years of experience developing software with 3+ years of managing complex teams
  • Experience hiring and building diverse and inclusive teams.
  • Experience setting technical vision and roadmap for a team.
  • Experience developing distributed systems.
  • Track record of ideating, planning, executing and reflecting on multi-year initiatives.
  • Experience working in a cross-functional team with product, science, operations, design, and data.

Engineering Culture and Values:

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About Flexport:

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make it easy and accessible for everyone. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use 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, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.

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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The US base salary range for this full-time position: (exclusive of bonus, equity and benefits.)
$221,500$246,250 USD