Senior Java Engineer

Danbury, CT, USA Req #1780
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Centerboard is the neutral, shipper-centric transportation management solution offering affordable access to the features shippers need most. Our real-time data gives the entire supply chain access to a single point of truth on how to move goods in the fastest, most cost-effective way. We work to strengthen current supply chain relationships while simultaneously developing new ones, and ultimately unlocking business opportunities across the industry.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a start-up at the ground level, with the backing of an 18-year-old organization.

The Senior Java Engineer will be responsible for the overseeing work on our core API platform. This Engineer will join a small team and be directly responsible for development, maintenance, and delivery of this new platform. This person will be held accountable for on-time, on-budget delivery of software according to the roadmap.

This experienced engineer will possess recent experience in architecting solutions using Java microservices using both SQL and NoSQL data sources in a Kubernetes pipeline using CI/CD, but also possess traditional knowledge of web servers, relational/SQL databases.

This position reports directly to the Chief Technology Officer of Centerboard.

Key Responsibilities

  • The delivery of architecture, design and implementation of digital platform solutions based on business requirements
  • Development and maintenance of the software platform.  Align the results with the requirements of the appropriate stakeholders
  • Working with the CTO and business unit leaders and stakeholders to manage engineering and determine team resourcing.
  • Key stakeholder in product engineering and will translate business requirements to technical requirements for engineering to design and implement software solutions.

 Technical Skills

  • 9+ years of hands-on Java/J2EE professional software development
  • 9+ years of experience working with relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Aurora, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience working with NoSQL databases (MongoDB, DynamoDB, Couchbase, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of data structures, indexing, and searching required
  • Ability to integrate with Elasticsearch and run queries/reports
  • 3+ years of experience building microservices, preferably with Spring Boot
  • Hands on experience working with AWS-based services including S3, SQS, SNS, DynamoDB, Lambda, Redshift
  • Experience with Kafka and other streaming platforms
  • Can apply principles of Test-Driven Development
  • Experience with writing test cases (JUnit)
  • Able to write build scripts (Gradle/Maven)
  • Experience with version control system, CI/CD pipeline tools, workflow tools, Jenkins, etc.
  • Experience integrating applications with Redis/Memcached a plus
  • JavaScript, Angular, Node.js experience a plus
  • AI/Machine Learning experience a plus

Other Skills

  • A passion for building software and streamlining process issues
  • Demonstrate tenacity when solving tough problems in a deadline driven environment 
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile Methodologies
  • Ability to lead a team, as well as roll-up-the-sleeves mentality to work well as part of a team
  • Able to be self-motivated and work independently as needed to solve difficult problems
  • Taking pride in work and desire to make projects succeed


  • 4 Weeks PTO accumulated during 1st year and then instant access in 2nd year
  • Hybrid work schedule, 2-3 days WFH and in Office
  • 401k and employer match
Odyssey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements Odyssey complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Other details

  • Job Family Technology
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Telecommute % 50
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Danbury, CT, USA