Navis / Xvela

Manager, Software Development

Job Locations DE-Flensburg
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2018 4:30 PM)
Requisition Number
Regular Full-Time


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.


Position Description

Navis is seeking a Manager, Software Development to join our talented team. In this position you will have the responsibility to drive the development of our next generation collaborative berth window management solution. You will work together with colleagues to define system requirements and build state-of-the-art software. You must be a quick learner, have excellent communication skills, and be able to maintain ownership of large engineering projects through their lifecycle: architecture/design, implementation, testing, maintenance and support. This position has unique opportunities for growth in both the functional and technical direction.

Location: Flensburg, Germany
Reporting to: Head of Development


  • Lead a team of developers, QA engineers and designers.
  • Analyze, design, develop and unit test robust large-scale application.
  • Collaborate with product management and quality assurance to delivery highly efficient features and functionality.
  • Take ownership of a product feature and drive design, code and feature reviews.
  • Provide guidance related to your feature to various cross functional teams within the organization such as Documentation, Professional Services, Sustaining and Support.



  • BSC/MSC/Diploma in Computer Science / Software Engineering
  • 3+ years of technical leadership/management experience
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with object-oriented methodologies, design patterns, use of automated testing frameworks.
  • Experience in developing single page web applications based on the Angular framework.
  • 3+ years of Java development experience in an enterprise environment building scalable software
  • Experience with Play Framework, Akka and Scala a plus
  • Experience with Javascript, AngularJS, HTML5 a plus
  • More than three years of experience in design and development of scalable web applications.
  • Experience with relational database management systems (i.e. MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Highly experienced with software development processes, and in particular, software design and unit/integration testing.
  • Strong understanding of application software, scalability, performance and reliability aspects.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, test-driven, collaborative and iterative programming environment.
  • Experience with agile development approaches is a plus.
  • Highly motivated individual, who is ready to accept challenges, continually innovate and learn, and help others.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Optional Skills
The following requirements are optional. But they will give you better insight in the kind of job this is.

  • Experience with hyper-scaling cloud providers such as AWS and experience in creating large-scaling cloud based web applications.
  • Expertise in the maritime domain.

Additional Information

  • Some international travel to customers and other offices may be required
  • Navis is a friendly casual place of work


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