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Expeditors Associate Java Developer - Legacy, IS Operational Experience in Seattle, Washington

"We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business." -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 15,000 trained professionals

  • 250+ locations worldwide

  • Fortune 500

  • Globally unified systems

Are you looking to grow your skills, your experience, and time on projects? Do you have the acumen but maybe not the professional experience to go along with it? If you answer yes to these questions, then this position could be for you because we are looking for someone whose passion for software craftsmanship and continuous improvement can help push us and YOU to a new level.

We are part of the Expeditors Operational Experience portfolio, a team of teams which offers diverse perspectives as well as significant opportunities for professional growth. We believe in working together to aggressively enable the success of our company and its clients, and in treating our colleagues with fairness, honesty, and respect.

Our vision is to seamlessly manage our company's evolving needs for reliable shipment data.

What you will be doing:

  • Enabling the delivery of a consistent level of service and data to our customer

  • Playing a key role on a collaborative team, responsible for the design and production of mission critical, enterprise-scale business solutions

  • Mentoring and coaching members of the team on technologies, implementation, and development best practices

  • Developing a thorough understanding of the logistics business and risk management domains

  • Maintaining an awareness of evolving technologies in use by other teams at Expeditors and in the technology industry as a whole


  • Curious, motivated to learn something new every day

  • Fun, patient, and an active listener

  • Customer service-oriented attitude and top-notch time management

  • Experience in Object-oriented programming and component-based development

  • Experience with SQL and relational database design/development

  • Understanding of Agile software development methodologies

  • Experience writing unit tests, integration tests, and end-to-end tests


  • BS in Computer Science, a similar field of study, or comparable work experience

  • Experience programming with Java in professional setting

  • Experience with Maven, Junit, Angular, Spring Boot, and IntelliJ IDE

  • Experience with Distributed Systems, SOAP API design, and Apache Kafka

  • Experience with Eclipse or Visual Studio Code IDE's, various plug-ins, Maven, Nexus

  • Experience with Git, branching, and merge requests/pull requests

  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines, automation, security and monitoring

Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not transfer or sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (such as an H-1B visa) for this opportunity.

Position is full time (40 hours per week) Monday through Friday. We are a business professional attire company.

Expeditors offers excellent benefits:

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time

  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision

  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Training and Personnel Development Program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Successful candidates must pass a background check.