Architects at Fourkites are accountable for driving Technology & Best Practices in Engineering. They are responsible for Scaling, Performance, and Availability & Quality of the products. They participate in development along with teams, creating modules & systems that can then be treated as a working reflection of the best practices.  They provide strong technology leadership and technology mentoring to teams by driving code reviews, design reviews architecture discussions. They create architectures & designs for products around existing and new problem spaces in Supply chain/logistics domain of Fourkites.
 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Services Management, own design and architecture for Service Management, data storage and data flow management. Create and maintain optimal data flow architecture,
  • Assemble large, complex views of data that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal exchange of information from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS ‘big data’ technologies.
  • Build tools that provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
  • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
  • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader.
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.

Experience

  • 9+ years of experience building highly scalable, high performance, responsive web applications
  • Strong working experience in Ruby on Rails, Java
  • Deep understanding of Design Patterns, Service Patterns, Integration Patterns, Persistence mechanisms, Caching mechanisms, Performance & Data management.
  • Good understanding of CI/CD
  • Experience building and scalable service pipelines, architectures.
  • Experience in System Decomposition & Refactoring
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.
  • Build processes supporting Scalability, Data Structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and building services that will showcase value from large disconnected datasets.
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment
 Who we are? (https://www.fourkites.com/)

FourKites is re-shaping the logistics industry for real-time transparency and efficiency. FourKites provides comprehensive real-time tracking and supply chain visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms.

We have Fortune 100 shippers and Transporters, Top 25 Freight Brokers as our customers.

We love what we do, and we love the impact we have already driven for the clients we work with. We believe in empowering our employees to be the absolute best they can be, and we aren’t afraid to have a little fun in the process.

FourKites India Private Limited based in Chennai is a wholly owned subsidiary of FourKites, Inc. and is responsible for engineering the technology that powers FourKites logistics platform. We offer great benefits and a world of opportunity for those who excel.

 

Why FourKites?

Be a part of the emerging team and do something that  matters.

With the first of its kind, FourKites provides comprehensive innovative real-time tracking and supply chain visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms. Using FourKites, the shipper, the broker, and the carrier can share the same, real-time truck location and shipment status information - from more than 45 onboard GPS/ELD (The electronic logging device (ELD) ) systems used by fleets to individual owner-operator smartphones and flip phones. Bypassing phone calls and EDI, FourKites saves time and money across the transportation spectrum. Best of all, nothing falls through the cracks.

 

Latest achievements and Awards:

  • Made to the WSJ’s List of 25 Tech Companies to Watch in 2018
  • For the second consecutive year, FourKites, the leading real-time tracking platform is recognized for providing unrivalled visibility and connectivity has been selected as a Top Logistics IT provider by Inbound Logistics
  • Winner of the 15th annual Chicago innovation awards
  • Named as one of two firms powering transportation technology in Chicago
  • Chicago Innovations 50 on Fire winner
  • Recognized as one of best startup to work by Great Place to Work.

Culture

We believe in getting creative to support businesses of all sizes & that true innovation is fuelled not only by technology but by the power of relationships. We work closely with our customers and other team members to inspire solutions that don’t just fix problems, but prevent them, and create lifelong brand advocates in the process.

Get a chance to work with top minds from the industry and make an organisation wide impact.

we’re focused on success as a company first while maintaining a fun environment to work in.

 

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