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Salesforce Architect

Date: Aug 1, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28777

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Are you ready to take your career to new heights? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America’s best employers by Forbes. At XPO, we’re constantly looking for hardworking and dedicated individuals at all levels, who can deliver the quality of service our company requires. As the Systems Engineer Analyst, you will define, design, and implement business analytics strategies for XPO. We want you to lead your team to support the production of assets, including data models, ETL functionality, reporting, metrics, visualizations, and dashboards. Can you collaborate with other OneCRM business users, IT development and functional business teams to deliver solutions effectively and efficiently? On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a growing career you can be proud of.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Understand SFDC configuration and technical features and capabilities
  • Support custom projects and provide ongoing support/maintenance of activities related to SFDC
  • Guide and perform independent functional analysis and solution development when appropriate and participate in special projects or task forces as requested

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training
  • certifications
  • 7 years of experience in application development
  • Strong knowledge of industry standard frameworks, processes, application and infrastructure methodologies, standards, and standard methodologies; knowledge of transportation, warehousing, supply chain, and logistics
  • Extensive skills in handling customer, collaborator, and partner expectations; strong skills communicating business needs to technical collaborators and in communicating and simplifying complex technical information for non-technical collaborators
  • Ability to understand and run complex technology assets and responsibly figure out need for investment, upgrade, or replacement

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Expertise in salesforce configuration and customization; expertise in SOAP and rest integrations
  • Experience in Salesforce Lightning, JavaScript, JQuery, development and integration using WSDL & HTTP Webservice integration
  • Ability to develop and maintain applications on the Salesforce platform
  • Extensive experience and practical application of Visualforce, APEX programming, APIs and Web Services
  • Strong hands on experience in Salesforce configurations and customizations
  • Knowledge and experience with design patterns and development practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in customer settings and with internal senior management
  • Knowledge of data solutions and reporting built on (SFDC) Einstein Analytics (EA)
  • Knowledge of Salesforce EA Dashboards, reports, workflows
  • Unique combination of business-minded and highly analytical while also having a strong and deep technical background in

Be part of something big.#LI-RF1


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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