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Manager, Software Engineering

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60601

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we invest hundreds of millions of dollars in technology every year so that we can continue to develop state-of-the-art solutions for our customers. As the Manager, Software Engineering, you will manage a team of developers, create technical solutions around business goals, develop solution strategies and motivate and mobilize resources. Become a part of our 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:

  • Build industry-changing applications for multiple business units across the enterprise
  • Manage a team of developers and development team leads to build ASP.NET, SQL and mobile applications
  • Oversee project timelines, scope and delivery
  • Coordinate with business stakeholders on projects
  • Monitor performance of individual contributors and help manage their professional development
  • Serve as the engineering leader and technical expert answer questions and resolve issues brought forth by the engineering team members

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 5 years development experience and managing development teams globally
  • Experience troubleshooting and solving production application issues using APM tools such as NewRelic, AppDynamics or Stackdriver
  • Experience in delivering solutions in Google Cloud Platform, in various datastore technologies SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch and Couchbase, and with Message Broker technologies such as RabbitMQ, Tibco and Kafka
  • Experience designing and developing applications using the Microsoft and open-source stack of technologies, including C#, .NET Core, ASP.NET Web API, AngularJS and ELK

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience implementing software and building processes and tools, including LiquiBase, GitHub, Jira, etc.
  • Experience in a startup environment
  • Ability to motivate, inspire and drive a team of developers
  • Solid time and project management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize workloads

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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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