Solutions Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18
San Francisco, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18

Solutions Engineer

Engineering in San Francisco, CA

Flexport is on a mission to fix the user experience in Global Trade.  We are the first licensed freight forwarder and customs brokerage built around a modern tech stack.  We help the world's fastest growing brands manage their international supply chains, providing a fully-managed service for moving products between any two places on the planet.

Started in 2013, with a total addressable market of $1 trillion, we've raised $204M from investors that include Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, & more.

As a Flexport Solutions Engineer, you will bridge customer, supplier, and carrier systems with the Flexport Platform, creating a highly efficient, predictable and transparent supply chain, unlocking immense value. You will be working with a myriad of clients, from fast growing startup brands to established enterprises. You’ll work alongside self-starters interested in solving real-world problems and streamlining the inefficiencies in the complex global trade industry. And lastly, you’ll build a highly connected network, establishing the operating system of global trade.

As our Solutions Engineer, you’ll get to:

  • Work with a cross functional, independent Squad comprised of Solutions Manager, Supply Chain Experts, and Business Analysts

  • Become a technical expert on global trade and the Flexport platform

  • Implement solutions to solve clients supply chain needs

  • Create highly scalable, repeatable processes and solutions

  • Collaborate with Flexport Product and Engineering to provide customer feedback and product direction

  • Join forces with Flexport Data Engineering and Data Science to create client data solutions

  • Team up with Flexport Sales and Operational Squads to answer client questions and develop training

We’re looking for a Solutions Engineer who brings:

  • 5+ years of technical consulting and solution architectureexperience

  • A strong software development background, with the ability to code fluently in Java, Python, Ruby, C# or another modernlanguage

  • A deep understanding of integration standards and transports

  • Demonstrated experience delivering solutions with enterprise integrations platforms like Mulesoft, Dell Boomi, Tibco, BEA or similar

  • Demonstrated experience consuming APIs

  • Experience with integrating SaaS and on-prem ERP, Fulfillment, Order Management, or Warehouse Management systems

  • The ability to manage multiple, complex integrations in parallel

  • Working knowledge of various SDLC including Agile and Waterfall

  • Experience leading multiple external parties, including customer’s system integrators

  • Experience leading technical integration workshops

  • Enthusiasm for world travel - you’re a globetrotter who can participate in extensive travel

What’s in it for you?

  • As a founding member of the Flexport Services organization, you will help develop customer focused processes and culture from the ground up

  • Be a thought leader on an impactful & innovative engineering team

  • Meaningful equity in a startup growing their business 20% every month

  • Solution ownership - work with peers to develop innovative supply chain solutions

  • A wonderful opportunity to travel the world

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