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Locations

Mumbai

Experience

6 - 20 years

Salary

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Skills

PHP
Python
HTML/CSS
DevOps
MySQL
Algorithms

Job description

FreightCrate Technologies: FreightCrate Technologies is a Logistics Technology company that- aims to transform international shipping through innovative and cost-effective tech solutions that can mutually benefit exporters, importers and logistics service providers. Our web-platform, FreightCrate offers online tech-enabled quote and shipment management solutions for export and import businesses to and from more than 50,000 global locations. We have had more than 50 media coverages including Entrepreneur, Maritime Gateway, Cargotalk, BW Disrupt, INC42, Silicon India, Tech Observer and several other newspapers and online magazines. Our vision is to utilize cutting edge technology, engineering, deep learning and artificial intelligence to create an intelligent freight management system that can automate and optimize international trade operations for global businesses. FOUNDERS: Samir Lambay is the Co-Founder and CEO with an MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance from Cass Business School, London, UK with Distinction. Samir has worked in the shipping and logistics industry across both family businesses and multinational companies. His most recent job was at- DB Schenker Logistics- (Part of Deutsche Bahn Group - Fortune 200) where he was the youngest Vertical Manager globally and won two awards including Vertical Manager of the year and a Global Award. Ruchi Dogra is a Co-Founder & Director and is in charge of sales and marketing. She has worked for over 15 years across the top 3 logistics/supply chain companies globally. She set-up the hotel, wines and beverages vertical at- Kuehne & Nagel- and- DB Schenker. Her latest assignment was at- DHL Global Forwarding- where she worked as a Vertical Manager for Engineering and Manufacturing; handling top Indian and multinational accounts including several Fortune 100 companies. She brings with her an extensive knowledge in strategy, sales, operations and customer service. Title: Vice President – Technology Description The Vice President(VP): Technology role is to ensure the successful execution of the company’s business services via the web application. This requires envisioning the company’s service offerings as a web-based business, leading implementation of web applications, and planning for risk and growth. VP will be offered to well experienced candidates that can demonstrate an ability to lead and manage from the start. Less experienced candidates who demonstrate excellent technological ability but are not yet experienced enough to lead will be hired as Engineering Head. Compensation: As this is a new business the compensation is negotiable and we will make an offer depending on the experience of the candidate which will include a salary and ESOP package. Responsibilities: In partnership with the company’s founders, identify opportunities and risks for delivering the company’s services as a web-based business, including identification of competitive services, opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success. As our Product is already developed we expect the VP-Tech to work with product development to implement new product features, apply new technologies and set up the engineering and development team to maintain, update and improve the web-application. Some specific responsibilities are listed below: Strategy, planning, and design: • Take end-to-end ownership of the product, identify technology requirements, define the future product vision, create preliminary design concepts for add-on modules and shape overall technology and product roadmap by collaborating with the founders, business development, and marketing team. • Ensure user oriented design is the primary approach to product development across multiple screens, based on user behaviour data and direct customer feedback. Implementation and deployment: • Manage Product Release, QA cycles, feature implementation and on time delivery through in-house team and vendors. • Collaborate with team and customers to define use cases. • Creation of wireframes/prototypes, site maps and user-flows for web and mobile platforms. Operational management : • Support marketing by implementing technical requirements for SEO/product analytics. • Establish and supervise a quality assurance process, including integration & system testing. • Rigorously monitor key performance metrics and coordinate with various teams to take corrective actions if needed. • Establish and forecast ROI of features and succinctly articulate competitive advantage. • Set-up data collection and analysis system in collaboration with CEO to track key performance. metrics. Skill Sets: • PHP/Python • AWS & Cloud-computing • Mysql/MongoDB/CouchDB • Memcache/Redis • Frontend technologies HTML, CSS, JS, Angular, ReactJS • Frameworks like CodeIgnitor/CakePHP/Symphony, Flask/Django • DevOps • ELK • Tools like Datadog, NewRelic, etc • Shell-scripting • Setting & managing dev/beta/prod environments • tools like Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc. • Experience with MEAN stack will be an advantage • Knowledge of Solr/Elastic search will be an advantage Strong fundamentals in computer science/engineering and algorithm design. Practical knowledge of computer software algorithms in machine/deep learning, NLP, Computer Vision etc. Personal Requirements: • Min of 6+ years of Hands on experience in Web app development, payment gateways implementation, architecture design, product management, databases and UI/UX in consumer facing applications. • Experience on projects involving engineering and algorithmic functions, machine learning, deep learning and artificial intelligence is very advantageous. • Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in teams. • Previous experience working on logistics technology products is advantageous but not mandatory. • Strong communication skills. • Willingness to learn and utilize emerging technologies. • Sincere passion to use disruptive technologies that can be globally significant.

About FreightCrate Technologies Pvt, Ltd.

Door-Door Air and Sea Freight service to more than 50,000 global locations. All-Inclusive & Standardised Quotes | Shipping Schedules | Automated Shipment Dashboards and Alerts | Shipment Data and Analytics

Founded

2017

Type

Services

Size

6-50 employees

Stage

Raised funding
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