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Remote Principal Software Engineer to optimize the world of Container Shipping
react-js node-js python typescript machine learning Sep 10

Container Shipping: An industry with huge potential to make a difference

90% of all goods globally are transported through a container. The largest container vessels are 400 meters long and can transport more than 23,000 containers at a time. The container shipping industry is the backbone and enabler of global trade, but it is struggling. The industry suffers from operational inefficiencies as 50%+ of all container vessels globally are delayed coming into port, and key planning processes are done manually on a global scale. This results in high operational costs, lost revenue, and unnecessarily high greenhouse gas emissions. At Portchain, we work closely with our customers to reduce operational complexity and optimize planning through software and innovative analytics.

The role

Portchain is an exciting fast growing tech company where you will work with an incredible team on applications with a truly global impact. We are therefore seeking a talented Principal Software Engineer to join our expanding software engineering team that uses data, mathematical modeling, machine learning, and optimization to support our users in getting full transparency on their operations and make better planning decisions

This is a role that involves architecture and hands on programming. You will support  the product’s technical roadmap, and take part in the development process by working with the development team to design and build advanced features into our products and ensure these are robust and reliable in 24/7 operations.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Analyse and review the code base to ensure security and scalability
  • Suggest and plan for improvements of the code base with the Team Lead and Head of Engineering
  • Guide problem solving and architectural decisions within the team and across the company
  • Participate in the development of new features and maintenance of the code base. This includes code reviews and actual programming
  • Maintain and improve code integrity and maintainability

Role Requirements

  • 15 years of professional experience in Software Engineering
  • Experience with any or all of the following technologies: Node.js, React, TypeScript
  • Experience in building and organizing distributed systems
  • Ability to write well structured architecture documents
  • Good knowledge of technology across several domains
  • Previous professional experience working remotely
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills paired with the ability to develop creative and efficient solutions
  • Energized by complex and creative individual and team problem solving

Bonus skills

  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with building B2B and consumer quality products, enabling business capability and goals through technology
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Remote Full Stack Software Engineer to optimize the world of Container Shipping
node-js python typescript react-js full stack machine learning Sep 10

Container Shipping: An industry with huge potential to make a difference

90% of all goods globally are transported through a container. The largest container vessels are 400 meters long and can transport more than 23,000 containers at a time. The container shipping industry is the backbone and enabler of global trade, but it is struggling. The industry suffers from operational inefficiencies as 50%+ of all container vessels globally are delayed coming into port, and key planning processes are done manually on a global scale. This results in high operational costs, lost revenue, and unnecessarily high greenhouse gas emissions. At Portchain, we work closely with our customers to reduce operational complexity and optimize planning through software and innovative analytics.

The role

Portchain is an exciting fast growing tech company where you will work with an incredible team on applications with a truly global impact. We are therefore seeking a talented Full Stack Software Engineer to join our software engineering team that uses data, mathematical modeling, machine learning, and optimization to help our users get full transparency on their operations and make better decisions.

You will work with the development team to build advanced features into our products and ensure these are robust and reliable for use in live operations.

Portchain is an exciting fast-growth company where you will work with an incredible team on applications with a truly global impact.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Lead the implementation of end-to-end features from specifications and designs
  • Problem solve architectural decisions with the team
  • Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications
  • Maintain code integrity and organization
  • Understand and follow security and data protection best practices

Role Requirements

  • 5 years minimum of professional experience in Software Engineering
  • Experience with any or all of the following technologies: Node.js, React, TypeScript
  • Good knowledge of technology across several domains
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills paired with the ability to develop creative and efficient solutions
  • Proficiency in automated unit and integration tests
  • Previous professional experience working remotely
  • A deep understanding that we always have to navigate between the immediate impact of a feature and the technical debt incurred by its implementation. You are able to carefully weigh the pros and cons and make a choice in favour of the company and the team
  • Energized by complex and creative individual and team problem solving

Bonus skills

  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with building B2B and consumer quality products, enabling business capability and objectives through technology

Want to join our team?

If you think that you would be a good fit for Portchain and the role of Principal Software Engineer, please send your resume and a brief cover letter that explains why you would be a good fit at Portchain to jobs@portchain.com in order to apply.

Portchain is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We have a number of employee diversity networks that support our culture of inclusion. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Therefore, we actively encourage people to apply from all backgrounds. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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Product Owner to Transform the Shipping Industry
machine learning ux ui design Nov 12 2019

Container Shipping: An industry with huge potential to make a difference

90% of all goods globally are transported through a container. The largest container vessels are 400 meters long and can transport 20,000 containers at a time. The container shipping industry is the backbone and enabler of global trade, but it is struggling. At its core the industry is fundamentally inefficient: 50% of all container vessels globally are delayed coming into port, and key planning processes are done manually on a global scale. This leads to high operational costs, lost revenue, and unnecessarily high greenhouse gas emissions. At Portchain, we work with our customers to reduce operational complexity and optimize planning through software and cutting-edge analytics.

The role

Our products use data, mathematical modelling, machine learning, and optimization to help our users get full transparency on their operations and make better decisions. We are looking for a talented Product Owner to join our team and lead one of our two products. 

As the Product Owner you will work closely with the Chief Product Officer, Head of Engineering, developers, data scientists, design, quality assurance, Head of Customers, and naturally our users to lead and ensure that the right features are built into our products, are robust and reliable for use in 24/7 live operations.

Portchain is an exciting fast-growth company where you will work with an incredible team on applications with a truly global impact.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Define product vision, road-map and growth opportunities
  • Lead the design, specifications and implementation of end-to-end features, through agile sprints 
  • Engage with users and key stakeholders on an ad-hoc basis primarily  to collect feedback 
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set expectations for delivery of new functionalities. Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Ensure the application development is high quality 

Role Requirements

  • 3 years minimum of professional experience as a software product owner
  • Demonstrated excellent knowledge of technology, analytics and UX/UI across several domains
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills paired with the ability to develop creative and efficient solutions to develop simple solutions to complex planning tasks
  • Strong collaboration mindset, working with the commercial team, engineering, design and analytics to gather perspectives, weigh solution options, and make a fact based decision swiftly and efficiently
  • Strong client skills being able to work and communicate with everyone from the COO to the daily planners in customer organizations
  • A deep understanding that we always have to navigate between the immediate impact of a feature and the technical debt incurred by its implementation. You are able to carefully weigh the pros and cons and make a choice in favour of the company and the team
  • Comfortable with rapid changes common in early-stage product development
  • Energized by complex problem solving and ability to think out of the box

Bonus skills (not required)

  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Experience working with user focused B2B quality products
  • Experience with building products that leverage advanced analytics technologies such as machine learning and optimization
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Remote full-stack software engineer
node-js postgresql Nov 01 2019

Requirements:

5 years minimum of professional experience in Software Engineering. Experience with any or all of the following technologies is a plus: Node.js, React, TypeScript. Startup experience valued.

Our company:

Did you know that 90% of all goods globally are transported through a container, and the largest container vessels are 400 meters long and can transport 20,000 containers at a time? The container shipping industry is the back-bone and enabler of global trade, but it is struggling. At its core the industry is fundamentally inefficient: 50% of all container vessels globally are delayed coming into port, and key planning processes are done manually on a global scale. This leads to high operational costs, lost revenue, and unnecessarily high greenhouse gas emissions

Portchain is a 2 year old Danish container shipping startup devoted to help container carriers and terminals reduce operational complexity and optimize planning. We apply cutting-edge AI leading to both a better bottom line and less greenhouse gas emissions.

We are an international team of 15 people serving a global customer base and several of the largest companies in the industry. We have received $5M in funding to expand the team in order to serve our increasing customer traction.

More information: https://www.portchain.com/careers/full-stack-software-engineer/

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