Why project44?

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

project44 optimizes 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.

Description:  

You would be joining our fast-growing DevOps team in Shanghai, China! As Senior DevOps Engineering Lead you will be evaluate and choose emerging technologies, make architecture decisions, lead the team in China, and collaborate with our worldwide DevOps team. You will build, maintain, and improve our cloud infrastructure. You will work to improve DX (Developer Experience) by designing and implementing tools to increase automation and efficiency of deployments. You will support platform issues responding to automated alerts/pages, perform advanced troubleshooting and monitoring of our systems to ensure SLA and capacity requirements. Lastly, you will be responsible for directing and assisting the other members of the Chinese DevOps Team. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Operate project44’s cloud services including metrics, monitoring with SLA (Service Level Agreements) 
  • Design and develop tools and scripts to automate software deployment  
  • Work across teams to plan and define technical solutions and directions for the organization 
  • Create scalable solutions leveraging automation and open-source tooling wherever possible 
  • Own and maintain project44’s Cloud Delivery Pipeline including source control, CI/CD, and cloud providers 
  • Architect and share knowledge on building first in class cloud native solutions 
  • Evolve the platform by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity 
  • Mentor and help other engineers to improve their skills 

Minimum Experience and Skills: 

  • BS degree or equivalent in a related discipline (CS, Eng, etc.) 
  • 8+ years professional experiences as a DevOps role 
  • Experience building and maintaining a cloud environment using cloud native best practices 
  • Deep mastery of Kubernetes and Helm 
  • Experience with various cloud providers such as Ali Cloud, GCP, and AWS  
  • Experience maintaining and using CI systems such as Jenkins, Gitlab CI
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal and written in English
  • Experience in mentoring and leading others
  • Proven leadership record in collaborating and working with cross functional teams   

Preferred Experience and Skills 

  • (Highly Preferred) Experience with Alibaba Cloud, specifically:
  • CEN
  • ACK
  • Multi-cloud networking
  • Configuration/Infrastructure management using Ansible or Terraform. 
  • Developing solutions leveraging Docker. 
  • Monitoring tools such as CloudWatch, Grafana, Prometheus, Stackdriver. 
  • Relational databases (Postgres). 
  • NoSQL databases (MongoDB).  

Tools we work with: 

 AWS, GCP, Ansible and Terraform, Linux (Ubuntu), Tomcat, Nginx, Docker, Kubernetes, Golang, Java, Python, Kafka, Zookeeper, MongoDB, Postgres, Redis, Grafana, ELK stack, Artifactory, Github, Jenkins 

Diversity & Inclusion

We are designing the future of how the world moves and is connected through trade and global supply chains. We can only deliver a truly world-class product and experience if our teams are as diverse and unique communities we are building for. It is up to us to create a company where anyone can bring their authentic self to work every day. We are constantly working to improve, and we accept our responsibility to elevate the voices left in the margins. It is on every one of us.

Our focus on inclusion manifests in the way we hire, the customers we serve, and the regions we prioritize. We are building a company that every one of us at project44 is proud to work for: a company that celebrates you for being you.

We pride ourselves on celebrating everyone — project44 is an equal opportunity employer actively working on creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where underrepresented groups can thrive. If you share our values and our passion for helping the way the world moves, we would love to review your application!

Even if you do not meet 100% of the above qualifications, 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’ve 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. 

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