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DevOps Manager

Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: Marietta, GA, US, 30062

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. Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a rapidly expanding global company? As the DevOps Manager, you will lead and mentor a team of engineers across multiple disciplines, including infrastructure and application engineers, database administrators, build and deploy engineers, release managers and network engineers. Become a part of our 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 more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Collaborate with Corporate IT on infrastructure and projects, such as disaster recovery, information security, network and provisioning
  • Act as the lead and liaison of the Development and Operations team, including working with third parties, to solve technical issues and improvements as required
  • Lead support for end users on logistics/transportation applications, including facilitation of issue resolution
  • Collaborate with corporate functions on the utilization and implementation of standard processes and procedures, and shared resources; identify, influence and lead adoption of best practices
  • Create and share system performance metrics and drive continuous improvement to system performance, uptime and stability
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other teams for system upgrades and enhancements
  • Automate and streamline operations and processes
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in development, testing and production environments

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent work experience
  • 7 years of technical experience in hands-on support of systems in a production and/or development environment
  • Strong background in Linux administration with a working understanding of script (PHP, Python, Perl, and/or Ruby)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent work experience
  • Certifications in PMP or Agile Scrum, ITTL and/or other system administration certifications
  • 4 years of experience leading a development operations team
  • Experience with Ansible and VMware
  • Significant experience with continuous integration/deployment, such as TeamCity or Jenkins
  • Experience in project management, creating and delivering presentations and status updates
  • Proficiency and working knowledge with Docker
  • Experience with Windows and Linux administration; Bash Scripting; Git/GitHub, JIRA, SolarWinds and New Relic; PowerShell, Linux, JavaScript, SQL, Couchbase, RabbitMQ, ELK stack and Kafka
  • Experience in working in an environment supporting multiple branch offices
  • Experience with industry-specific applications, including TMS platforms, such as CargoWise, McLeod, Sylectus, etc.
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in always-up, always-available services, as well as industry processes and support requirements
  • Ability to work with non-technical end users to explain technical concepts, and clearly and concisely document a technical issue from discovery, to research, to solution and implementation
  • Ability to quickly adapt and learn new applications, and prioritize to ensure the highest levels of support to our business community

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.

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