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Business:  Navis
Job Function:  Software Development

Chennai, IN

Software Engineer


Making Your Next Move Count


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. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.


Position Summary


Octopi by Navis is looking for a self-motivated senior full-stack developer with experience working on a production Ruby on Rails application to help us build and improve our SaaS for cargo ports.

The ideal person for this position should be intellectually curious and willing to learn about the shipping and maritime industry. They should have a strong ability to perform deep work: to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task.  Finally, they should be able to make pragmatic decisions while designing and building new features for our product.



  • Design and build new features for Octopi in Ruby on Rails.

  • Write well-crafted, high-quality, self-documented, and pragmatic code.

  • Work closely with our Customer Success and Onboarding teams to help our customers thrive.

  • Always think of ways to improve our application and our customers’ experience.



  • 2 to 4 years of professional experience as a software developer

  • At least 1 year of experience working with Ruby on Rails professionally

  • Strong work ethics

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Good understanding of SQL and relational databases

  • Experience with Git and Github

  • Experience with building a Ruby on Rails application

  • Solid knowledge of:

    • Ruby on Rails

    • Git & Github

    • PostgreSQL

    • Javascript

    • HTML

    • CSS

    • jQuery

    • Backbone JS or Vue.js



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 stiving 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.