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Java Software Engineer

Leading Providers of Supply Chain Solutions

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerLisbon, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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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 Software Engineer (Java) to take part in the application, from functionality design, development, integration to release packaging for the in-house developed customer system portfolio and other future add-ons. The role primarily interacts with the internal / external development peers, business analysts and quality assurance function from the same team as well as with other IT functions.


  • Contribute to the Customer Systems product definition
  • Develop software in JAVA / J2EE 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 a software project
  • Collaborates and adds value through participation in peer code reviews, providing comments and suggestions
  • 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
  • Estimate level of effort, evaluate new options of similar technology, offer suggestions to improve processes, and provide comments on design aspects
  • Responsible together with the development team members for the development planning, the progress and the quality of the delivery

Main requirements

  • Java / J2EE (min. 2-3 years of experience)
  • MVC frameworks (Struts 2 preferred, alternatively Spring or JSF)
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Good knowledge of at least one RDBMS (IBM Informix and DB2 preferred)
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server, HTTP server, JBoss, Tomcat (good knowledge of at least one)
  • Working knowledge of at least one of ticketing and/or ALM systems (TFS preferred)
  • Working knowledge of at least one of source code versioning systems (TFS preferred)

Nice to have

  • AJAX, JQuery, other client-side frameworks
  • Enterprise Integration Patterns, Messaging Oriented Middleware, Enterprise Service Bus

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