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Engineering Manager, Customs

Team

Engineering

Location

Amsterdam

Engineering Manager, Customs

The Opportunity

Sitting in our European HQ, surrounded by like minded Technology experts, you will be tasked with building the platform that will revolutionize global customs.

Getting goods successfully across borders is something that our customers care deeply about. It’s also an area that has been historically underserved by technology. You will be leading the team that will change this! Creating new solutions for this age old industry, you’ll build the technology to enable the frictionless passage of goods through all countries worldwide

Come help us disrupt global trade!

You will:

You will sit alongside an existing team of highly innovative engineers and be supported by the broader Customs team.  It will be your role to grow this function. You will be tasked with hiring, mentoring, developing and empowering this new team to achieve a high level of technical productivity, reliability, and simplicity. You will create the engineering roadmap and own the technical landscape for the systems driving accounts payable at Flexport. Working closely with our business partners and the product manager to distill complex business problems into robust technical solutions

Our Stack:

Our continuous releases are integrated with Buildkite and Github. On the frontend, we create our views with React, manage the flow of data with GraphQL/Relay, and test our application with Jest. On the backend, we’re in the process of decoupling our monolithic Rails app and moving to services mostly written in JVM based languages. Our data is persisted in Postgres and Redis. Our stack is hosted on AWS using Docker

You should have:

You will have a proven track record in building teams and managing product focused engineers in a fast paced dynamic environment. And will thrive on the fact that no two days are the same, having the ability to flex and pivot your style and teams to focus accordingly. You will have the ability to set technical vision and drive results. Having strong stakeholder management skills ensuring cross functional collaboration but at the same time will enjoy getting into the detail and not be scared to roll up your sleeves and get in the weeds to ensure you and your team get results.

Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience? Don’t be! We’re building the first Operating System for Global Trade. That’s why it’s incredibly important for us to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the freight forwarding industry forward

Why you’ll want it:

If you are looking for a role where you can make a difference at a global level then this is for you!  Flexport helps more than 10,000 clients and suppliers lead all aspects of their supply chain operations. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B from investors that include SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator

In this leadership role you will be driving the development of key areas of our customs products - scaling our customs brokerage product to global reach.You’ll work alongside self-starters interested in solving real-world problems and streamlining the inefficiencies in the complex global trade industry. You’ll have the opportunity to reshape an industry by creating the new operating system for global trade.

Are you ready for the challenge? Then apply now and truly have the opportunity to make a global difference.

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