StratumFive · Oct 2nd 2020
An industry (and opportunity) like no other
Responsible for enabling over 90% of global trade, maritime touches every part of our lives. Quite simply, without commercial ships, half the world would freeze, and half the world would starve.
The shipping industry is also responsible for a significant proportion of the global climate change crisis, and therefore a substantial proportion of the solutions that are so urgently needed. More than three percent of global carbon dioxide emissions can be attributed to ocean-going ships. This is an amount comparable to major carbon-emitting countries.
Following a decade of rapid growth, StratumFive now services in excess of 12,000 vessels. As a leading maritime tech company, we therefore have a key part to play in unlocking every possible efficiency, reducing fuel consumption and lowering vessel emissions through digital innovation - epitomised by our groundbreaking new Podium platform.
StratumFive also plays a critical role in protecting the safety of seafarers, cargo, and the marine environment, by providing expert routing advisory services directly to the vessel via our new 24/7 New York meteorological operations centre.
Working in maritime is exciting, rewarding, interesting, and unlike any other industry. With the sector expected to double in size to $3trn by 2030, StratumFive are looking for the next generation of innovators and problem solvers to join our mission and take pride in helping shape the future of our planet, and this most important of industries.
About our Business and Technology
Our fast paced development team works with cutting edge technologies that solve real-world problems that include:
Role & Responsibilities
A perfect stepping stone for a seasoned lead developer.
You will function as the relentless driving force of the Development Team, leading in the specification, architecture, and rapid implementation of critical solutions that are both innovative and practical.
You will demonstrate executive level qualities, lead technical discussions, and direct the execution of all development work by combining technical vision, commercial awareness, and entrepreneurial spirit.
You are responsible to execute and oversee the technical design and evolution of Podium and all of StratumFive's cloud-based services. You will be accountable for meeting deadlines, solving complex technical problems, communicating effectively with subject matter experts, customers, and our ever-growing development team.
You will implement, refine and challenge methodologies, standards, and processes to build industry-leading solutions and maintain our competitive edge and do so in a way that balances out: costs, functionality, and performance.
You will be expected to lead through example, infuse the development team with a passion for building innovative products, possess a genuine enthusiasm for all things shipping and evangelize our company's mission of making maritime operations continually more effective, safer, and ever more efficient, with every day that passes.
We believe we offer an appealing work life balanced package to attract and retain the most motivated team players. Aside from a competitive salary, we also offer a range of unique additional benefits: