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ID:  119676

Marseille, FR

R&D Container Terminal Digitalisation Engineer (M/F)

Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.


Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 150,000 people worldwide, including 2,900 in Marseilles where its head office is located.


CMA CGM Group has decided to structure and strengthen its R&D approach by creating a Center of Excellence dedicated to Innovation and Research. The center will increase the company’s capacity for technological and scientific innovation necessary to meet its strategic objectives (decarbonization, digitalization…), while generating profitability and ensure a high visibility on the Group’s commitment to industry’s energy transition. It will rely on strategic industrial and academic partners experts in the port industry (universities, laboratories, companies, startups, shipyards, etc.).





Being include in the R&D team, your mission will be to implement the digital platforms in the Container Terminals, create the tools to optimize the terminal processes, maintenance and decision making through digitalization, process automation and new technologies in connection with but not limited to operations, safety, maintenance, IT and management teams in the aim of improve terminal operational, energetic and cost efficiency. 





During this mission you will oversee: 

  • Container terminal data standardization through TIC 4.0 standards 
  • Digital data schema
  • IoT-BigData design, develop and implementation, including PLC&CanBus signals 
  • Edge computing algorithms 
  • Data-Fusion algorithms: IoT, TOS, Gate, MMS, ERP 
  • CHE automation adoption
  • New digital tools integration: positioning, OCR, augmented reality, cybersecurity biosensors
  • Project Management of the R&D Digitalization Terminals projects 





  • Graduated degree in IT or industrial engineering, with Terminal IT and operations experience and preferably project management experience. 
  • Knowledge required:  
  • Container Terminal operations. 
  • IT Network 
  • IoT Devices, Communication and Schema 
  • PLC Automation Analysis and Basic Programming 
  • TOS Knowledge as user and Administrator (Navis, Catos, Cyber Logitec…) 
  • Excel 


Knowledge appreciated : 

  • Engineering background (physics, energy). 
  • Linux and/or Windows 
  • IT tools : Elasticsearch / Kibana / Kafka / Nodered / Javascript / SQL and NoSQL querying (SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB, Elastic) 
  • ELK Schema usage and basic configuration 
  • Lean Six Sigma for developing projects 
  • Data Analysis (R, Python, Minitab, SPSS) 
  • MQTT 
  • SW&HW Analyst for developers 
  • Business Process Modelling 
  • Postman, Swagger, SoapUI or other API testing Tools 


Working language is English, being French Speaker is a plus. 

This position could require up to 30% of time traveling.  

Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure !











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