The Senior Software Engineer will execute on all aspects of the software development lifecycle including design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance of the FourKites platform. You will primarily leverage the open source technology stack using technologies such as Java, Kafka and React. You enjoy fast-paced entrepreneurial environments where you can solve difficult problems using current technologies and tools. You collaborate well with other team members when brainstorming, designing, and implementing new solutions. You will also help the team succeed by thinking about ways to improve processes, suggesting ways to make the team more effective, and mentoring and modeling engineering best practices.
Who we are looking for:
6+ years of experience designing, integrating, and developing distributed applications in Ruby, Go, Java, or other high-performance languages
Experience with cluster and container orchestration systems such as Docker, Mesos, Marathon, Salt or Kubernetes.
Experience with Service design, systems engineering, API Design and versioning
Understanding of Design Patterns, Server less computing, cloud first architecture, TDD, BDD, CI/CD, Integration Patterns
Nice to have skills:
Experience building distributed systems using Kafka. Strong grasp of fundamental concepts of Kafka, ZooKeeper and building producer and consumer applications using Kafka
Familiarity writing and optimizing advanced SQL queries
Good Linux/UNIX systems knowledge
AWS compute and storage PaaS services. AWS certified solutions architect nice to have.
Experience publishing technical papers in reputed conferences.
FourKites is the largest predictive supply chain visibility platform, delivering real-time visibility and predictive analytics for the broadest network of Global 1000 companies and third-party logistics firms. Using a proprietary algorithm to calculate shipment arrival times, FourKites enables customers to lower operating costs, improve on-time performance and strengthen end-customer relationships. With a network of more than four million GPS/ELD devices, FourKites covers all modes, including truckload, LTL, ocean, rail, intermodal, last mile and parcel. The platform is optimized for mobile and equipped with market-leading end-to-end security.