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Senior Software Engineer, Last Mile

Company: project44
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Why project44?
At project44 we're on a mission - to make supply chains work.
project44 optimizes the movement of products globally, delivering better resiliency, sustainability, and value for our customers. As the supply chain connective tissue, we operate the most trusted end-to-end visibility platform that tracks more than 1 billion shipments annually for the world's leading brands. The undisputed leader in the market, project44 was named the Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, #1 in FreightWaves' FreightTech 25, and the Customer's Choice in Gartner Peer Insights' Voice of the Customer report. project44 is headquartered in Chicago with a diverse and fast-growing, global workforce.
If you're eager to be part of a winning team that works together to solve some of the most challenging supply chain challenges every day, let's talk.
Target start date: August-September 2022
Key Accountabilities

  • Build both internal and external REST/JSON services running on our Docker-based application stack
  • Build data pipelines around event-based and streaming-based AWS services and application features
  • Craft, deploy and support performant production software on AWS
  • Share ownership of all facets of software delivery, including development, operations and test
  • Be a positive role model and mentor for junior developers in all areas of code health
    • You have 4+ years of software development experience
    • You pay attention to details, and love writing beautiful, well-designed and tested code that can stand the test of time
    • You've built high-quality software, solved technical problems at scale and believe in shipping software iteratively and often
    • You deliver well-written software in Java, JavaScript, and Python or similar languages
    • You've owned a project from concept to production including the design and execution phases
    • You consider the effect of your work across multiple teams and proactively manage potential issues
    • You have solid engineering fundamentals
    • Must be located in the US or Canada
      Preferred Skills
      • Our application stack runs entirely on Docker - frontend and backend
      • Our infrastructure is on AWS and uses managed services whenever possible. Current examples: RDS, EC2 Elastic Container Service (Docker), Kinesis, SQS, Lambda and Redshift
      • Java is our language of choice for long-lived backend services
      • Python for tooling and data science
      • Postgres is our SQL database of choice
      • We have a modern Javascript frontend built on Node, React/Relay, and GraphQL
        Diversity & Inclusion
        At project44, we're designing the future of how the world moves and is connected through trade and global supply chains. As we work to deliver a truly world-class product and experience, we are also intentionally building teams that reflect the unique communities we serve. We're focused on creating a company where all team members can bring their authentic selves to work every day.
        We're building a company that every one of us at project44 is proud to work for, and our journey of becoming a more diverse, equitable and inclusive organization, where all have a sense of belonging, is shaped through the actions of our leadership, global teams and individual team members. We are resolute in our belief that each team member has an equal responsibility to mold and uphold our culture.
        project44 is an equal opportunity employer seeking to enrich our work environment by creating opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to thrive. If you share our values and our passion for helping the way the world moves, we'd love to review your application!
        For any needed accommodations during the hiring process, please email Even if you don't meet 100% of the above job description you should still seriously consider applying. Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role's requirements.
        More about project44
        Since 2014, project44 has been transforming the way one of the largest, most important global industries does business. As transportation and logistics continue to evolve and customer expectations around delivery become more demanding, industry technology must rise to the occasion. In just a few short years, we have created a digital infrastructure that eliminates the inefficiencies caused by dated technology and manual processes. Our Advanced Visibility Platform is used by the world's leading brands to track shipments, collaborate with supply chain partners, drive operational efficiencies, and create outstanding customer experiences.

Keywords: project44, Chicago , Senior Software Engineer, Last Mile, IT / Software / Systems , Chicago, Illinois

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