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Systems Analyst Associate

Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: Greensboro, NC, US, 27409

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

You’re always looking for a more efficient way to do things. At XPO Logistics, we’re looking for people who can initiate strategies to help people work smarter. As the Systems Analyst Associate, you will be responsible for supporting the customer process for the information systems component. You’ll write specifications for new development and system enhancements, perform integrated quality assurance testing, configure systems and support the client relationship management processes. As a part of the XPO team, you’ll have a starring role in helping us continue to provide daily freight solutions for our global customers.

 

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 more.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Participate in the company’s development process to analyze client requirements, determine fit and customizations, develop proposals and gather supporting data for cost estimates
  • Support the project manager for system implementations, upgrades and continued support, including documenting implementation plans, configuring systems and training users
  • Develop detailed functional specifications for modifications, defect corrections, enhancements and user documentation
  • Perform process and data modeling
  • Work with end users to perform user acceptance testing on system changes before they are released; provide training to power users
  • Provide site support to distribution centers and operations center in systems configuration; provide Level 2 support to resolve data-related problems with logistics information systems

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field
  • Availability to travel up to 25% of the time

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with formal project management practices
  • Knowledge of formal systems development methodologies
  • Understanding of current information systems technologies such as client/server, relational databases, web-based systems and object-oriented design
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask and manage customer expectations

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.

 

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: Greensboro