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Working at Ecolane

Ecolane is an organization made up of passionate, intelligent, customer-centric people.  Each team member comes from a different background experience and they are valued for their unique contributions to both their departments and to the organization as a whole.  We employ people with well-rounded, diverse skill sets in areas of product and software development, customer training, support, and project management.  We invite you to review our job openings and apply with a cover letter and resume to any that match your area of interest and expertise.

Ecolane is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants considered for employment are done so without regard to race, color, age, religion or creed, marital status, current employment status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Current Open Positions 

RoR Developer (Ecolane Finland) europe

Who We Are

Ecolane’s product is based on a Java core, an Android application and Ruby on Rails modules and user interfaces. Our product is a large evolving platform used by dozens of customers in the U.S. The continuous product development and platform improvements require more resources for our rapidly growing business.

What This Job Will Entail

You will be joining a team of talented and enthusiastic people, where each person takes both pride in and responsibility for making our product even better. You are willing to solve tricky problems on your own but have no fear of communicating with others or questioning the existing solutions.

  • Implementing new features in Ecolane RoR products
  • Implementing REST APIs
  • Implementing new features to the core product
  • Writing specifications
  • Fixing bugs

 

The Skills We Are Looking For:

  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • An understanding of the fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • A solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Java skills, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems
  • An excellent knowledge of relational databases, SQL, and ORM technologies
  • A proficient knowledge and understanding of Ruby
  • Awareness of Rails patterns and anti-patterns
  • A basic understanding of usability and accessibility
  • Practical experience of utilizing and implementing back-end REST APIs
  • Good communication skills in English

 

About Ecolane

We have over 10 years of experience developing our product. Our solution collects passenger eligibility and funding information, allows for the entry of trip requests from passengers, automatically creates schedules for efficient routing on transit vehicles, dispatches the schedules through advanced mobile data terminals, collects and communicates performance data and provides reports for local, state and national stakeholders on every aspect of the service from on-time performance to driver performance to billing information.

Transit is going through radical and transformative shifts right now in both the public and private sectors and Ecolane is perfectly positioned to accelerate our growth. Our North American headquarters outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and our European headquarters Espoo, Finland represent our growing international presence. It is an excellent time to join us

If you are interested in joining our rapidly growing and profitable company, please submit your resumé with cover letter with the subject line "Java Developer" to careers_fi@ecolane.com. If you have a GitHub URL, please send the link with your CV.

Thank you for your interest in Ecolane.

Why Work at Ecolane Finland?
Project Manager (Ecolane Finland) europe

Who We Are

Ecolane is about people, not software. Ecolane software has been developed to move people. The cost savings, efficiency, and increased productivity that our customers experience as a result of our product is a side effect we’re very proud of.

We are a fast-growing leader in web-based transit scheduling and dispatch software. Our company was founded in Finland, and our research and product development team is located in Espoo. We have over 10 years of experience in developing our product, and it is already used by over a hundred customers in the U.S. It is an excellent time to join us.

About This Position

Are you looking for a job that has more meaning than hype? Do you want to work for an international and fast-growing company in an industry that is very interesting right now? We are driving the transit industry to the next level – will you join the ride?

Ecolane is looking for a Project Manager to join our growing team of professionals. You will handle the planning, resourcing, and day-to-day management of our software development. From the smallest bug fix to the release of a brand new product, you have the skills and the enthusiasm to manage both the work and the people. You won’t be doing this work alone: you will have the support of our other Project Manager and the head of software development.

At Ecolane, you will be joining a team of talented and enthusiastic people, where each person takes both pride in and responsibility for making our product even better. You will be in a key position to help us all achieve the results we want.

What This Job Will Entail

  • Planning the scope, schedule, and resources for release projects
  • Communicating goals and tasks to the team
  • Coordinating the team’s work and monitoring project progress
  • Staying on the ball when things change, and making sure everyone else does too
  • Planning for, evaluating, and resolving risks and issues in the projects
  • Communicating with other teams and stakeholders in the U.S.
  • Handling the project reporting and documentation
  • Working locally at our Espoo office, with a limited amount of travelling if needed

The Skills We Are Looking For

  • Solid skills in project management
  • At least 2 years of experience in managing IT projects
  • A good understanding of both the waterfall and agile project model
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A good understanding of the main principles of software development
  • A good understanding of development delivery processes
  • Fluent English skills

The Skills We See as an Advantage

  • Knowledge of software development technologies and languages
  • Experience in managing mobile application development
  • Experience in using Atlassian tools such as Jira and Confluence
  • Experience in different project management tools
  • Skills in process planning

If you are interested in joining our rapidly growing and profitable company, please submit your resume with a cover letter with the subject line "Project Manager" to careers_fi@ecolane.com.

Thank you for your interest in Ecolane.

Thank you for your interest in Ecolane.

Why Work at Ecolane Finland?
Don't see the right position for you?  If you're in the U.S., send us an open application to careers@ecolane.com.  If you're in Finland, send us an open application to careers_fi@ecolane.com.
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Transit Provider
44
Total rides
provided
Route and Scheduling Software
463
Passenger miles
total
Demand Response Scheduling
44
Average increase in
operational efficiency

Why Join Us?

Ecolane is about people, not software.  Our company was conceived with the idea of helping transportation agencies connect people to their communities who otherwise may be isolated.  Our mission is at the heart of Ecolane and that is reflected in our corporate culture.  We treat our teammates with respect and adhere to professional code of conduct.  No one at Ecolane receives unfair or less favorable treatment than another.  We enjoy a relaxed, collaborative environment where everyone feels they have a stake in the company’s success and is recognized for the role they play in meeting team goals.
DRT Transport
Perks & Benefits

We make sure our employees are cared for, so their only concern at work is being productive.  Some of the perks of benefits we offer to full-time staffers include:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision plan 
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Casual dress code & ergonomic workstations
  • Flexible work schedule

DRT Dial-a-ride
Work hard play hard

There's more to life than work!  We work hard every day to meet deadlines and goals.  But we also stop to enjoy life together as a team, including:

  • Coming together for free lunch on Fridays, complete with games, trivia, and prizes
  • Company sports outings, such as baseball, football, and ice hockey
  • Company gatherings, such as game nights and social events

Transit Provider
Culture and Outreach

Ecolane is about people and helping people stay connected with their communities, so like to stay connected and involved with our communities by: 

  • Spearheading food drives
  • Participating in events that fund charities
  • Donating to non-profits in support of worthy causes

What employees say about Ecolane...

User of Demand Response Software
"I started as a Finance Assistant at Ecolane in 2017.  I’ve had the chance to use all my existing talents in accounts payable and expand into accounts receivable functions. Ecolane has provided me with the opportunity to grow professionally, furthering my expertise in Finance. In addition, Ecolane offers a competitive salary and a company-funded healthcare plan, which includes options for dental and vision. I am happy at Ecolane, and I would recommend anyone seeking a job to take a look at Ecolane."
Finance Assistant
Expert in DRT Solutions
"This is a place where you can do interesting and challenging work without giving up your whole life to it. A good work-life balance is a long-term part of the working culture here.”
Software Engineer
Transportation Technology Employee
"I'm really impressed with the collaborative culture Ecolane works to maintain and a leadership team interested in developing employees.  It is clear that encouraging professional growth and preparing employees for future leadership roles needed to be filled is a core value as it pertains to staff."
Marketing Analyst
Working in Public Transport Industry
“The best thing about working here is working together with smart people on something that you feel makes a difference.”
Software Engineer
Working on Future Transportation Technology
"There is plenty of opportunity to find career paths due to the company’s rapid expansion. Ecolane has a great staff with strong relationships. I enjoy coming to work every day as work does not feel like work. The fun team atmosphere means we can be relaxed but also dedicated and efficient in our daily work duties. It also is great to work for a company who emphasizes and empathizes with our ultimate end-user's experience."
Director of Training and Implementations