Why project44? 

At project44 we’re on a mission - to make supply chains work.  

project44 optimises the movement of products globally, delivering better resiliency, sustainability, and value for our customers. As the supply chain connective tissue, we operate the most trusted end-to-end visibility platform that tracks more than 1 billion shipments annually for the world’s leading brands. The undisputed leader in the market, project44 was named the Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, #1 in FreightWaves’ FreightTech 25, and the Customer’s Choice in Gartner Peer Insights’ Voice of the Customer report. project44 is headquartered in Chicago with a diverse and fast-growing, global workforce.  

If you’re eager to be part of a winning team that works together to solve some of the most challenging supply chain challenges every day, let’s talk. 

Your role in 30 seconds

Software engineering is your passion? Preferably self-determined with customer contact? Then take over the shaping and implementation of a multi-year customer project with challenges in the development, implementation, and improvement of machine learning algorithms in a practice-relevant context as part of complex software solutions.

Your mission

  • Self-determined work
  • Tackle engineering challenges in customer facing projects
  • Working areas include data preparation and harmonisation, data and system integration, and development of complex logical systems
  • Close collaboration with data scientist and able to cover and provide feedback in working areas like feature design, model conception, and implementation including prediction pipeline
  • Present and discuss your (interim) results directly with the customer
  • Represent project44 at customer side
  • Conception and implementation of project tasks
  • Data analysis, preparation and integration of various data sources, complex system design

Your profile

  • BS degree or equivalent in a related discipline (CS, Eng, etc.) OR equivalent professional experience
  • 5+ years professional experiences high performant data processing systems
  • Experience in
    • Python,
    • Cloud development,
    • working with relational databases (preferably PostgreSQL),
    • in collaborative software development, including usage of version control systems (Git),
    • the development of complex software systems,
    • machine learning algorithms, especially boosted trees,
    • in data pipeline building
  • Desirable and helpful (but not necessary) are experience in
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS),
    • the Atlassian Toolchain,
    • Logistics and digital solutions, especially (German) rail domain
  • Business fluent in German language (for project partner communication): verbal and written
  • Effective English communication skills: verbal and written
  • Willing to learn, experiment, and think creatively

Our offerings

  • Diverse, creative activities
  • A responsible task with plenty of scope for creativity
  • A high-performance, highly motivated, and technology-enthusiastic team
  • Team events
  • Flexibility in working time and location
  • Dedicated time-outs for continuous training

Diversity & Inclusion 

At project44, we're designing the future of how the world moves and is connected through trade and global supply chains. As we work to deliver a truly world-class product and experience, we are also intentionally building teams that reflect the unique communities we serve. We’re focused on creating a company where all team members can bring their authentic selves to work every day. 

We’re building a company that every one of us at project44 is proud to work for, and our journey of becoming a more diverse, equitable and inclusive organisation, where all have a sense of belonging, is shaped through the actions of our leadership, global teams and individual team members. We are resolute in our belief that each team member has an equal responsibility to mold and uphold our culture. 

project44 is an equal opportunity employer seeking to enrich our work environment by creating opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to thrive. If you share our values and our passion for helping the way the world moves, we’d love to review your application! 

For any needed accommodations during the hiring process, please email recruiting@project44.com. Even if you don’t meet 100% of the above job description you should still seriously consider applying. Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role’s requirements. 

More about project44  

Since 2014, project44 has been transforming the way one of the largest, most important global industries does business. As transportation and logistics continue to evolve and customer expectations around delivery become more demanding, industry technology must rise to the occasion. In just a few short years, we have created a digital infrastructure that eliminates the inefficiencies caused by dated technology and manual processes. Our Advanced Visibility Platform is used by the world’s leading brands to track shipments, collaborate with supply chain partners, drive operational efficiencies, and create outstanding customer experiences.

 

A candidate will be asked to conduct a pre-employment criminal back ground screening test as a standard routine to minimize moral & integrity risks among our staff and to ensure Project44 is compliant with its internal pre-employment screening policy and SOC 2, Sarbanes Oxley Act and ISO 27001 compliance. We will only ask you to conduct a criminal background check when we believe it is proportionate to the role that you will fulfil within your team and/or department   A criminal  back ground check will be facilitated by our third party vendor Accurate who will assist you to get the appropriate documents from authorities in the country where you will be employed.  Depending on the country where you will be employed your local authority will provide a Certificate of Conduct or similar document upon your request.  If there are any costs related to screening, these will be borne by Project44. When our vendor Accurate will reach out to, you will be asked for your consent. We would like to emphasize  that at all time you can decide  to withdraw from the application process and/or to withdraw the consent to perform a screening test.

 

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