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Principal Architect, Software Engineering

Date: May 14, 2021

Location: Marietta, GA, US, 30062

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Principal Architect, Software Engineering, you’ll be responsible for communicating with product/ Business to determine their requirements, creating comprehensive solution plans, and leading a team of software engineers as they develop polished final products. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a 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:

  • Collaborate with the product management team to define, the new product lines, upgrade path for existing products and defining project scope and approach
  • Propose and lead the software product architecture to cover functional and non-functional requirements using Microservice design principles, integration strategies and the deployment strategies
  • Design and develop Microservices using cutting edge technologies such as Microsoft C#, ASP.NET Core, SQL Server, Couchbase, Kafka, Rabbit MQ, Elastic Search, and more Enter primary duty
  • Define software development standards and best practices that should be followed within the software development team
  • Mentor other senior and junior software engineers on the team and will make sure that the software development standards and best practices are being followed within the team

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience Enter years/industry experience
  • 5 or more years of development experience in software product architecture, design and development within a software industry
  • Experience in architecting and developing software for scalable Infrastructure and distributed systems.

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master's degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent experience
  • 3 years of experience with Visual Studio, TeamCity, Octopus, Docker and Kubernetes Containers
  • Experience in software scaling, software/hardware resource monitoring, Vertical scaling and horizontal scaling of software systems.
  • Microservices and Domain Driven Design exposure
  • MVC pattern and Spring framework
  • Active advocate for quality, technical and architectural standards.

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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