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Senior Software Engineer - I



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

At FourKites we have the opportunity to tackle complex challenges with real-world impacts. Whether it’s medical supplies from Cardinal Health or groceries for Walmart, the FourKites platform helps customers operate global supply chains that are efficient, agile and sustainable.

Join a team of curious problem solvers that celebrates differences, leads with empathy and values inclusivity.

As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will get an opportunity to work on features end to end using the latest technologies such as RoR, Java, GoLang, Angular, React, Redis, PostgreSQL. You will develop products that can change the logistics landscape and will be used by some of the biggest corporations in the world. You will develop integrations with our strategic partners to help expand our ecosystem. You will work closely with our US team and customers to develop features that help shape the logistics and supply chain industry.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Design, develop, and maintain high-performance backend services and APIs.
  • Architect and implement microservices-based applications.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines for automated testing and deployment.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot production issues, ensuring high availability and reliability.
  • Mentor and guide junior developers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies to ensure our systems are current and robust.

About the team:

A bunch of fun, hard-working, smart and empowering people. We are built with mutual respect, common and aligned goals, open communication, and patience that helps us thrive

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 6+ years of experience in backend development.
  • Strong proficiency in programming languages such as Ruby, Java, Python, Go, or Node.js.
  • Solid understanding of microservices architecture and RESTful API design.
  • Proficiency with containerization technologies such as Docker.
  • Experience with cloud platforms, AWS & AZure.
  • Knowledge of database systems (SQL and NoSQL) and data modeling.
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and tools (Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, Terraform, etc.).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically and creatively.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Who we are:

FourKites® is the #1 supply chain visibility platform in the world, extending visibility beyond transportation into yards, warehouses, stores and beyond. Tracking more than 2.5 million shipments daily across road, rail, ocean, air, parcel and courier, and reaching over 185 countries, FourKites combines real-time data and powerful machine learning to help companies digitize their end-to-end supply chains. More than 1,000 of the world’s most recognized brands — including 9 of the top-10 CPG and 18 of the top-20 food and beverage companies — trust FourKites to transform their business and create more agile, efficient and sustainable supply chains.

FourKites provides competitive compensation with stock options, outstanding benefits and a collaborative culture for all employees around the globe. To help you be your best, we have 5 global recharge days, in addition to standard holidays, and a hybrid, flexible approach to work. Parental leave for all parents, an annual wellness stipend and volunteer days also provide you with time and resources for self care and to care for others. Throughout the year, FourKites sets aside time during the workday to learn and celebrate diversity. And we're always listening for new ways to support everyone in and out of the office.


  • Medical benefits start on first day of employment

  • 36 PTO days( Sick, Casual and Earned) , 5 recharge days, 2 volunteer days

  • Home Office setups and Technology reimbursement

  • Lifestyle & Family benefits

  • Annual Swags/ Festive Swags

  • Ongoing learning & development opportunities ( Professional development program, Toast Master club etc.)