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Analyst, Product

Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60601

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we’re out to transform transportation logistics through technology, and our multimillion-dollar commitment to IT underscores its importance to our vision. As the Analyst, Product, you will be building industry-changing applications for the Third-Party Logistics (3PL) industry and ensuring those applications are properly integrated into our system. You’ve built an impressive career already, and you’re looking for the next logical step. Become a part of our rapidly growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations.

 

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:

  • Bridge the gap between business problems and XPO’s operational systems by listening to the business’ needs, understanding the impact to existing systems, defining workflows, and assisting to implement new solutions
  • Work with functional users, technical staff, and extended support organizations to document requirements
  • Lead the collaboration among the business, UX designers, engineering, QA, and support to prioritize and plan system releases
  • Monitor and report progress toward release goals
  • Maintain system documentation and train internal and external users on modifications and new solutions
  • Work with business and QA to prepare test plans and evaluate test results for application implementations

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 year of experience in business systems analysis and/or design
  • Experience feeding an Agile development process (i.e., the Product Manager/ Product Owner)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Proven experience driving innovation, new technology and partnerships with cutting-edge

      software/hardware/application providers

  • Recent experience as a developer, technical lead or implementation engineer
  • Experience with software development processes, including discovery, design, engineering, UAT and implementation
  • Demonstrated understanding of UX
  • Use strategic thinking to make recommendations that may not be widely accepted, but would be a good solution based on the requirements
  • Strong data gathering and analysis skills
  • Ability to work with functional users to design, develop, test, and implement applications and process changes
  • Works effectively under stressful or ambiguous conditions by adapting style, approach, and work procedures
  • Knowledge of data mining tools

Be part of something big.

 

 

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.

 

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

 

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

 

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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