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Corporate IT Java Software Engineer (Full Stack)

Date: 25-Jan-2019

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 158028
Job Function: IT
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Professional

Office Location: Lisbon CoE (LIS_COE)

Travel Required: up to 10%

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries, and employs around 16,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Corporate IT Java Software Engineer (Full Stack) to take part in the application development, from functionality design, development, integration to release packaging for the in-house developed customer system portfolio. The role primarily interacts with the int./ext. development peers, business analysts and quality assurance function from the same team as well as with other IT functions (in particular the Corporate IT Service Delivery).


* Contribute to the supply chain solution product development

* Develop software using Java/JavaScript or similar frontend/backend programming languages alongside with extensions and frameworks following Panalpina’s coding standards and in accordance with applicable software development methodology and release processes.

* Utilizes software engineering tools such as developers environments, build processes and debuggers in the software development process

* Creates and executes designs for new functionalities as part of software projects

* Provides reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques

* Performs technical root cause analysis and outlines corrective action for given problems

* Responsible together with the development team members for the development execution and the quality of deliverable produced.

Qualifications & Experience:

* Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Information System a must. Master degree preferred.

* Operations and/or supply chain management experience preferred.

* At least 4 years’ experience in software development with good knowledge of the frontend (Angular) and backend (J2EE/Spring) technologies.

* Expertise in software development methodologies and processes (Scrum, Agile, Kanban, Waterfall) preferable in complex and highly integrated environments

* Expertise with Information Technology and Information Systems

* Understanding of IT trends, related to customer facing systems & technologies

* Expertise with Application Lifecycle Management processes in general

* Expertise in software engineering / development

* Desired Technical Expertise in: (nice to have)

* JavaScript / TypeScript

* J2EE (JSP, EJB, Web service)

* MVC frameworks

* Microservices (Spring, Spring Cloud)

* Web-technologies (HTML incl. HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, JQuery, other client-side tools)

* Cross-browser development and responsive web design

* Service Oriented Architecture

* SQL language, RDBMS and DB layer abstraction (Hibernate, JPA)

* UNIX AIX / Windows

* IBM WebSphere Application Server / Tomcat Application Server / HTTP server

* working knowledge of at least one of ticketing and/or ALM systems (JIRA preferred)

* code versioning systems (GIT preferred)


* Capable of systematic and rational analysis to identify the root cause of problems

* Willingness to challenge the status quo and drive innovation and change

* Capable to delivery software solutions according with business requirements specifications

* Readiness to provide alternatives and optimized solutions

* Ready to take personal accountability for achieving individual and shared goals

* Demonstrates high levels of integrity

* High energy and resilience, and calm under pressure

* High commitment and positive attitude in the face of setbacks and obstacles

* Authentic, approachable, open and honest

* High priority for teamwork

* Self-motivated, committed and result-driven

* Fast comprehension and learning receptivity

* Ability to prioritize, plan, assign & control

* Apply a sense of urgency, commitment and focus on the right priorities in developing solutions in a timely fashion

* Ability to shape conversations to ensure focus and understanding

* Willingness to engage in constructive confrontation

* Excellent communication and listening skills, verbally and written; this includes technical writing and documentation


• Excellent level of English (spoken & written)

• Other languages an advantage

Specifics for Job / Environment

* You will be part of an international team and located in Saldanha (center of Lisbon, Portugal)

* Be part of the IT Center of Excellence with peers working in Basel, Switzerland;

* Permanent contract with 35/week, informal and friendly environmental!

* Availability to travel (approximately 10%)

Please submit your CV in English.

Thank you and I hope to see you soon!