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Business:  Navis
Job Function:  Engineering

Dubai, AE

Apply by:  30-04-2019

Principal Consultant, Optimization

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.

Position Description


Navis is running an increasing amount of automation projects, including semi and fully automation, greenfield and brownfield, marine and intermodal terminals. Many of these terminals have their own unique features and operations which requires customized decision making done by our software. Capturing and rationalizing the requirements for such highly complex and specialized software is key to the success of our terminals. We are looking for a functional architect of such optimization software solution who will collaborate with our engineers to create high quality software that meets the business needs of our valued customers.


  • Configure, test, and deploy Navis optimization technology in automated terminals.

  • Define functionally sound decision making solutions for individual customer needs, communicate with software engineers to ensure software is built in a high quality fashion balancing simplicity with decision making sophistication, test such software to confirm it meets the customer needs.

  • Architect, setup, and manage emulation systems to test and tune such software

  • Identify areas of operational improvement at terminals and substantiate these through data driven analysis.

  • Support terminals at go-live with the use of the Navis software and operational exception handling.


  • Degree in Math, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, or related disciplines

  • Deep knowledge in automation of container terminal operations

  • Deep Understanding on software used for containers terminal automation, including TOS, ECS, and Emulation software

  • Troubleshooting skills in several applications and technologies

  • Detail oriented, hard-working and self-motivated

  • Able to work extended hours under tight deadlines

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Able to multi-task and successfully meet objectives

  • Willing to travel up to 80%, location in Australia is a plus, but not a requirement.

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.

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