• Senior Developer - Optimization (MercuryGateMojo)

    Job Locations US-NC-Cary
    Job ID
    Information Technology & Security
  • Overview

    MercuryGate provides powerful transportation management solutions proven to be a competitive advantage for today’s most successful shippers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, brokers and carriers. MercuryGate’s solutions are unique in their native support of all modes of transportation on a single platform including Parcel, LTL, Truckload, Air, Ocean, Rail, and Intermodal. Through the continued release of innovative, results-driven technology and a commitment to making customers successful, MercuryGate delivers exceptional value for TMS users through improved productivity and operational efficiency. MercuryGate offers business intelligence to improve transportation processes, increase customer satisfaction, and reduce costs with its adaptable, comprehensive transportation solutions suite.

    In August 2018, MercuryGate was purchased by Summit Partners, a leading growth stage equity investor, to help accelerate company growth and better enable its ability to scale.

    Job Summary & Key Responsibilities



    MercuryGate is recruiting Senior Developers who will focus on MercuryGate’s optimization product, “MercuryGateMojo”.   These roles will be members of MercuryGate’s Development team, and be based in our Cary, North Carolina headquarters office.




    MercuryGate is seeking highly qualified and motivated individuals to join our creative technical team in building leading-edge web-based solutions for the transportation industry. 


    Candidates will have the opportunity to work directly on our optimization product, “ MercuryGate Mojo”.  “Mojo” is powerful, cloud-based route optimization software that helps our clients quickly develop realistic plans to drive cost out of their network while meeting customer service commitments. Mojo analyzes numerous customized parameters, including a company’s historical shipment data and the latest market information about rates and capacity, providing information which the client needs in order to develop plans which optimize their entire supply chain.

    Job Qualifications & Other Requirements


    • Advanced degrees in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent is required; strongly prefer advanced Mathematics or Physics degree (or equivalent).
    • MercuryGate’s TMS is a SaaS application in a private cloud. Experience with Transportation Management Software (TMS) or transportation / logistics industry is preferred.
    • Qualified candidates should be skilled in Java. Preferred candidates will have experience with optimization algorithms and/or heuristics, especially in the transportation domain. 
    • The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the ability to design and implement system components, meeting deadlines, effectively managing priorities, communicating progress, and enjoys working as part of a team. Strong analytical, problem solving, refactoring, and debugging skills are required.



    • Passionate to the best in the industry, delivering best-in-class products
    • Extremely bright, with strong analytical and logical abilities, with a strong intellectual curiosity
    • Strong communication and influencing skills, including the ability to communicate highly technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
    • A collaborative team player who is motivated by their ability to positively impact the organization and drive customer value.
    • A pragmatic approach; ability to thrive under pressure of constant change and moving targets.
    • Superior project management and prioritization skills, ensuring the delivery of complex projects and product releases on-time, on-budget, and on-scope.


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