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Project Manager II - Transportation

Company name
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.

Location
Seattle, WA

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The Transportation Functional Development Group is responsible for developing core business applications that enable our world-wide network of operations and customers to efficiently manage and transport freight via collaborative internal and customer facing systems.  The project manager works effectively with other team members and ensures the timely delivery of software developed internally. He or she will communicate effectively with team members and stakeholders throughout the development lifecycles, identify risks to project success, maintain and execute a project plan, and help raise awareness of resource and time constraints. Leadership and vision are part of the job, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously. The ideal candidates will be excited by working on projects often technical in nature that underlie the success of our line-of-business applications, embrace ambiguity, and enjoy leading cross functional teams tackling complex problems. 

Job Requirements:

Qualifications

Essential Experience

Proficiency with the system development lifecycle, including agile techniques and other methodologies

Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide spectrum of people

Effective at navigating ambiguity and helping diverse teams drive towards clarity and consensus 

Customer service-oriented attitude

Management of multiple and competing priorities

Excellent time management and organization skills

Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

Ability to recognize and mitigate risks

Preferred Experience

Knowledge of Microsoft Project

Understanding of the transportation/logistics industry

Familiarity with Object Oriented development

Training in Agile or as Scrum Master

Knowledge of Microsoft VSTS

Passion for technology

Additional Information

Expeditors offers competitive benefits to all full time employees including:

Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time

Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision

Life and Long Term Disability Insurance

401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (US only)

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Training and Personnel Development Program

Position is full time – 40 hour work week Monday - Friday

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.
Website : http://www.expeditors.com

Company Profile
Expeditors is a global logistics company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. As a Fortune 500 company, we employ over 14,600 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 250 locations across six continents. Expeditors satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems. Our services include the consolidation and forwarding of air or ocean freight, customs brokerage, vendor consolidation, cargo insurance, time-definite transportation, order management, warehousing, distribution and customized logistics solutions.

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