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Business:  Navis
Job Function:  Software

Oakland, US

Staff Software Engineer

Position Summary

Looking for a talented and experienced software engineer to join our product group team (dedicated to Rail operations). This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to be a part of a growing team and must have a passion for solving complex and interesting problems. You will work with a team of domain and automation experts who are designing, building, and continually upgrading an integrated, end-to-end system supporting the automation and optimization of Rail operations in Marine terminals and Intermodal terminals. The role will have high visibility in Navis.


  • Problem solving expertise using advanced data structures and algorithms
  • Strong affinity to software driven engineering & automation
  • Partner with senior technical members in the team to architect, design, and develop software for the current and future generation
  • Deliver components with high quality and on time
  • Top-to-bottom ownership of new features, including crafting technical specs, writing readable and extensible code, and keeping tabs on post-release metrics
  • Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources


  • Master’s in computer science with a focus on enterprise systems design, Cloud
  • 12-14 years of enterprise software and/or cloud services (SaaS) development experience
  • Experience in full-stack software development with programming languages (e.g. Java, C/C++, Python, and/or JavaScript)
  • 1+ years’ experience in engineering software on Git, Bitbucket, Swaggerhub, Docker/Kubernetes
  • Hands-on technical leadership experience leading project teams and setting technical direction
  • Strong understanding of REST and IoT protocols
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively across teams
  • Experience with inland logistics (the intermodal domain) is highly desirable

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland