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Business:  Navis
Job Function:  Software Development

Melbourne, VIC, AU

Engineering Manager

Position Summary

Navis Rail is looking for an experienced individual to lead a team of Engineers/Developers working on developing high quality, next generation SaaS products using full stack. Customer focus, Business Acumen, excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must for this position.


  • Contribute to/execute vision and direction for the team(s) in line with the strategy

  • Ensure that the team is led, managed and individually/collectively accountable for performance within the department

  • Manage team resources to effectively execute on Product Roadmap, Product enhancements, Release Cycles, and customer projects.

  • Liaise with Product Owners, Designers and Customers to ensure Product Roadmap matches the direction set by the organization with the focus on current customer needs, industry trends and is innovative enough to anticipate the future of Industry.

  • Coordinate developer team agile rhythms and processes. eg Stand ups, Retrospectives, Kick offs, Engineering Showcases.

  • Be the escalation point for support/quality issues

  • Identifies/ Tackle challenges and problems in core areas

  • Hire/Train and grow talent with right coaching and career development plans

  • Provide leadership  for team members local to Australia including Vendor, Facility and Contractor management


  • 3+ years experience successfully working in cross functional and multi-cultural environment

  • 3+years working successfully with LEAN, Agile &/or design thinking methodologies

  • Experience in leading people collaboratively to achieve business results 

  • Experience in project management/execution will be good to have

  • Rail domain/industry experience

  • Developer background preferred

  • Experience/Understanding of Public Cloud platforms preferred

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, prioritise workload with conviction and thrive in a dynamic and complex environment

  • Excellent communication, interaction, influencing and team skills

  • Proactive working approach

  • Good problem solving skills.

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.