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Business:  Navis
Job Function:  Software

Oakland, US

Senior 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.

Position Summary

Join our talented team of Software Engineers in building the next generation of our flagship product the Navis™ SPARCS N4 terminal operating system (TOS).  In this position you will have an opportunity to make major contributions to our next generation transportation and logistic software for the marine industry. You will work together with colleagues to define system requirements and build state-of-the-art software. You must be a quick learner, have excellent communication skills and be able to maintain ownership of large engineering projects through their lifecycle: architecture/design, implementation, testing, maintenance and support. This position has unique opportunities for growth in both the functional and technical direction.


  • Analyze, design, develop and unit test robust large-scale application
  • Create secure, scalable and highly available distributed applications.
  • Collaborate with product management and quality assurance to delivery highly efficient features and functionality
  • Take ownership of a product feature and drive design , code and feature reviews
  • Provide guidance related to your feature to various cross functional teams within the organization such as Documentation, Professional Services, Sustaining and Support


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related degree with 8+ years experience
  • Deep knowledge of and experience with object-oriented methodologies, enterprise application architectures and design pattern, use of automated testing frameworks
  • Expert Knowledge of application development using Java on Linux.
  • 5+ years of experience in design and development of enterprise applications, JEE and experience with Tomcat, EAI, Weblogic and Websphere application server
  • Experience with relational database management systems and No SQL like Cassandra.
  • Experience with creating microservices using Docker.
  • Experience with creating RESTful applications deployed on a public cloud environment like AWS.
  • Experience with messaging technologies like Kafka.
  • Highly experienced with software development processes, and in particular, software design and unit/integration testing using JUnit.
  • Excellent understanding of application software, secure coding, scalability, performance and reliability aspects
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, test-driven, collaborative and iterative programming environment. Experience with agile development approaches is a plus
  • Highly motivated individual, who is ready to accept challenges, continually innovate and learn, and help others
  • Cross-platform C++ is a plus
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Optional Qualifications

  • Experience with UI technologies such as Java Swing, ULC or Zk is a plus
  • Experience working on an offshore team of developers is a plus
  • Experience with open source frameworks such as Hibernate, Spring and Mule a plus
  • Some international travel to customers and other offices may be required

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.