Navis / Xvela

Consultant I

3 weeks ago(12/27/2017 4:14 PM)
Requisition Number
South America
Regular Full-Time


Navis is the global market leader in building and implementing terminal operating systems and optimization solutions for ports around the world. From Long Beach to Hong Kong, Dubai to Brazil, and Rotterdam to Busan, Navis delivers enterprise software that is at the heart of running a terminal and services to optimize operations. Navis’ latest projects involve advanced algorithms, new web technologies and application development that are leading the way in automation and optimization in the industry and will drive the future of supply chain operations.


The Navis Project Consultant performs system implementation tasks for implementation consulting projects. The Consultant determines business and technology requirements in terms of operational processes and technology and works as part of a team providing technical solutions for the implementation of Navis products.


Primary Responsibilities


As a Consultant you will:

  • Implement Navis solutions with customers using our Implementation Methodology
  • Work closely with customers to define, prioritize, and document business and operational requirements for enterprise-level distribution center supply chain management solutions
  • Define interface requirements to integrate Navis solutions with customer's existing systems
  • Assess solution options and define conceptual solution design, in conjunction with client operational and IT systems engineers
  • Serve as customer advocate throughout solution design, development, and test phases to ensure delivered solution meets customer objectives
  • Provide domain expertise, especially in the areas of ocean cargo, warehousing, logistics, and terminal operations, throughout the project life cycle
  • Assist with building a growing consulting practice to include practice aids and templates for use at multiple clients


  • Degree in Business, MIS, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Transportation or related disciplines
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Spanish and/or Portuguese
  • Able to work extended hours under tight deadlines
  • Able to multi-task and successfully meet objectives
  • Experience with related systems such as transportation management systems, cargo tracking technologies, warehouse management systems, or radio frequency identification, RTLS and OCR systems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented, hardworking and self-motivated
  • Willing to travel up to 80%


Desired Skills:

  • Transportation domain knowledge, especially shipping/intermodal/container operations
  • 2-3 years’ experience in container terminal projects or complex logistics automation projects
  • Extensive knowledge of networking technologies and relational database structures or web-based enterprise solutions and technologies


Additional expertise:

  • Experience with Unix, Windows, Oracle, EDI, Oracle, SQL Server and Java (Groovy)
  • Experience in the deployment of Navis software
  • Strong technical and troubleshooting skills in several applications and technologies
  • Working knowledge of use case modeling and process modeling techniques
  • Experience in the deployment of IT infrastructure such as handheld devices, servers and clusters


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