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Business:  Navis
Job Function:  Software

Chennai, IN

Apply by:  31-01-2019

Principal Engineer

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At Navis you will find a rewarding career where you can thrive at every level. We invest in our teammates through offering competitive compensation and benefits, progressive training opportunities that empower employees to achieve total (physical, financial, social & community) wellbeing. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you will find a strong work-life balance and a deep commitment to developing you. Navis’ culture thrives on teamwork and diversity. So, bring your unique perspective and talent to Navis and thrive in your every work day!


Navis LLC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.


Position Summary

Navis is seeking a top notch Principal Engineer. You will work from our Zenith, Phase III, Ascendas IT Park, Chennai and report into the Sr Director Engineering, Chennai

Principal Engineers are the key technical leaders of the engineering world at Navis where we build mission critical systems. Leading your team or teams is your great responsibility. Seasoned and novice Engineers alike turn to you for direction, advice, and support as they tackle the challenges that lay before them. You draw on your knowledge and experience, as well as your big-picture view, to help guide them

You will partner with the product owner to define the platform needed to build a world class product. You may travel to meet with our customers, partners and our professional services teams to understand, define/refine in shaping the product. You will help define non-functional requirements. You will be helping us infuse the right technology and be hands on with the team

Being a Principal Engineer is like being an experienced mountain climber: you’ve made it far up the hill, but you’re still climbing with the team. Your mountain? The research, development, design, and experimentation projects assigned to you by your company with laser focus on anticipating and delivering on customer needs

Principal Engineers live in a world partway between the hard science of engineering and the delicate art of management and leadership. You need great communications skills to interact with your superiors and subordinates. You are the conduit through which direction and feedback flow. The wellbeing of the rest of your team and the greater goals of the company are both balanced on your shoulders.

The sense of accomplishment you derive from leading your teams to another successful engineering breakthrough that brings smiles to the face of our customers will fill you with a satisfaction that will be sweet


We are looking for principal engineers with expertise in product development in  C++ to come and be a part of the transformation journey in a customer obsessed company


If you have

  • 10+ years of software development experience in building products,
  • A passion for continuous learning, loves coding and is hands on,
  • Constantly experiments,
  • A magnet for technical folks
  • BE / B.Tech – IT/CSE/ECE from top Universities / Engineering Colleges
  • Knowledge of or experience with highly-available supply chain, logistics or industrial systems a plus
  • Thrives in open source community and
  • Wants to see your work used in carrying 80% of world’s cargo
  • Experience working in a high-volume or critical production service environment
  • Strong communication and written skills, ability to communicate and perform during high stress situations
  • Outstanding track record in enterprise-level applications development in an agile development environment
About Navis

Navis is the global market leader in a multi-billion dollar industry building and implementing maritime terminal operating systems, optimization and automation solutions at ports around the world. From Long Beach to Hong Kong, Dubai to Brazil, and Rotterdam to Busan, Navis delivers mission critical enterprise software that is at the heart of running a terminal and services to optimize operations. We are an innovative and profitable maritime platform striving to make global trade smarter, safer, and more sustainable for everyone by connecting multiple systems to support a more efficient global container flow. Most of the material goods in the world are transported in containers using our software.

Culturally, Navis is organized around our Guiding Principles for Success (GPS). Commitment to our core principles is an essential ingredient for success for our team members. Our GPS are Smart Operators, Customer Obsessed, Forging the Future and Better Together.

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