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Staff Engineer

Kaleris is a leading provider of cloud-based supply chain execution and visibility technology solutions. Many of the world’s largest brands rely on Kaleris to provide mission-critical technology for yard management, transportation management, maintenance and repair operations, terminal operating systems, and ocean carrier and vessel solutions. By consolidating supply chain execution software assets across major nodes and modes, we address visibility dark spots and data gaps that cause friction and inefficiency in the global supply chain.


Our first-of-its-kind logistics platform provides unrivaled connectivity among ports, terminals, shipping lines, inland facilities, and shippers to drive an accelerated, connected, global supply chain ecosystem. We provide solutions that go beyond high-level visibility and offer a deeper level of transparency, predictive analytics, and collaborative transformation for all supply chain participants and most importantly, powerful execution for our customers.


At Kaleris, we encourage creativity, delight in innovation, and foster opportunities to grow. We believe every move matters, especially career moves. We’re building the connected, visible, sustainable, and reliable global supply chain of the future. And we're looking for the best and brightest people to join our team.


Staff Software Engineer – Ruby on Rails

Kaleris-Navis is looking for a staff software engineer who brings innovation and energy to our yard management and finished vehicles logistics solutions development.   If you are passionate about innovation, software development, and working with amazing people, then please let us know.

Our engineering team practices agile software development.  Our technologies include Javascript, React.js, jQuery, Ruby on Rails, Linux, PostgreSQL, GPS and location awareness, Digital Mapping, Apple Mac development workstations, cloud computing, Redis/Resque, JSON and other queueing systems to integrate our applications with customer systems.

About Kaleris-Navis

Kaleris-Navis is a global leader in supply chain execution, focused on accelerating the transformation of digital supply chain for industrial and finished goods shippers and carriers by combining best-in-class solutions for industry-specific challenges tied to yard management, shipment visibility, and asset management, across rail, truck, and multi-mode transportation.

Our cloud-based solutions connect shippers, carriers, and drivers to the Kaleris-Navis platform where visibility across multiple modes and nodes are connected and deliver powerful analytics and second to none, enterprise-level execution.

Many of the world's largest shippers rely on Kaleris-Navis solutions for mission-critical workflows to achieve the confidence and clarity necessary to make moves ahead of the curve. Kaleris-Navis is backed by Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm with deep domain expertise in supply chain management software and solutions.

Day-to-day responsibilities

  • Lead the design and build new features for the YMS application in Ruby on Rails

  • Collaborate with team mates to formulate detailed designs, implement solutions from requirements, and estimate size of the work.

  • Write well-crafted, high-quality, self-documented, and pragmatic code

  • Active participation in agile product development process and adherence to test-driven development methods

  • Triage, debug and diagnose production and development integration issues

  • Support product deployment, configuration, and testing

  • Communicate pro-actively and listen carefully

  • Work independently and commit to negotiated schedule

  • Always think of ways to improve the application and our customers’ experience

Experience Needed

  • 8+ years software development experience with emphasis on cloud-based application

  • 6+ years of experiencing working with Ruby on Rails professionally

  • Experience in designing, developing and implementing SaaS based architectures

  • Familiarity with designing and implementing security compliance for enterprise class applicaitons

  • Familiarity with production UNIX/Linux systems and Internet technologies for service delivery

  • Hands on experience with Ruby, HTML & CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery 

  • OO design experience and familiarity with web app frameworks such as Rails or Django

  • Significant experience with SQL language 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in computer science or related 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment by learning quickly, applying new knowledge effectively, and still maintain a disciplined approach to software development 

  • Ability to work both independently and with a team, with remote development teams (international)

  • Passion for quality and continuous improvement 


Preferred Experience

  • Experience with Test Driven Development methodology

  • Experience with Agile development methodology

  • Experience with browser compatibility issues

  • Experience with geospatial and geo-location programming strategies a plus

  • Experience with passive RFID technologies

  • Good multitasking and communication skills

  • An understanding of the logistics and supply chain industry

  • Not complacent with the status quo

  • Passionate about innovation and discovery


The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned from time to time or the scope of the position may change necessary to business demands.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Kaleris. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We do not accept unsolicited external resumes from outside, third-party sources

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