Navis / Xvela

  • Principal Consultant

    Job Locations IN
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/15/2018 1:42 PM)
    Requisition Number
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Navis is the leader in Terminal Operations Systems (TOS) with 330 sites, 60% market share of the commercial TOS market. Ocean carriers and terminal operators know that efficiencies can be gained, waste eliminated and revenue increased through better collaboration on vessel stowage planning and execution. The tools and incentives to change these business processes have been lacking -- until now.

    Navis is the global market leader in a multi-billion dollar industry building and implementing marine terminal operating systems and optimization solutions at ports around the world. From Long Beach to Hong Kong, Dubai to Brazil, and Rotterdam to Busan, Navis delivers mission critical enterprise software that is at the heart of running a terminal and services to optimize operations. We are an innovative and profitable logistics software company building mission critical solutions that enable the world economy.

    Most of the material goods in the world are transported in containers using our software.

    The Navis Principal 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.



    • 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, or related disciplines with 12+ years’ experience as a Consultant in large container terminal projects or complex logistics automation projects.
    • Extensive knowledge of networking technologies and relational database structures or web-based enterprise solutions and technologies
    • Strong leadership and organizational skills
    • Detail oriented, hardworking and self-motivated
    • Willing to travel up to 80%
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English
    • Able to work extended hours under tight deadlines
    • Able to multi-task and successfully meet objectives


    Additional expertise 

    • Experience with Unix, Windows, Oracle, EDI, Oracle, SQL Server and Java (Groovy)
    • Strong technical and troubleshooting skills in several applications and technologies
    • Working knowledge of use case modeling and process modeling techniques
    • Experience with related systems such as transportation management systems, warehouse management systems, or radio frequency identification systems
    • Ideal candidates have traveled, worked or lived extensively abroad and have worked as Consultant in large container terminal projects or on complex logistics automation projects. This position requires a great deal of travel but it also gives you the opportunity to travel the world globally.


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