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Associate, Graduate Program, IT LTL - July 2021

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Fortune named XPO Logistics among the most admired companies in the world, and Forbes listed us as one of America’s best employers. At XPO, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who want to build a career in the transportation industry. As an IT Associate, Graduate Program, you will have the opportunity to work on real-life projects, in emerging technologies, designed to support some of the world’s leading companies. Work in the latest digital methodologies including Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, DevOps, BI (w/ Looker), Data Pipelines, Data Science and be part of creating the next generation of Supply Chain/ Logistics solutions. Once you emerge from the program, our goal is to place you in a full-time role within the area of technology which speaks to your strengths, desires, background, and our current business need.  


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:

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of technologies
  • Participating in a full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) utilizing Agile techniques to deliver solutions
  • Learning testing methodologies in support of manual and automated testing scenarios
  • Developing a knowledge of the Release Management process utilized at XPO Logistics
  • Working with business partners and technology teams to solve business problems and design solutions. Provide business analysis support and quality assurance
  • Supporting system implementations, upgrades, and continued client support
  • Assisting the team in new application roll outs, design and development, data migration, and database upgrades
  • Providing assistance to our clients and employees in our IT Support Center
  • Working on the administration and support of our IT apps. Gain exposure to modern programming frameworks, languages and technologies such as Java, Angular, Informatica, Python, Jupyter Notebooks, Looker Reports, Docker, Kubernetes, Google Cloud Platform, Oracle and Elastic Search.
  • Meeting weekly/ monthly goals and objectives
  • Taking the initiative to learn XPO IT from online resources and observing/ working alongside our talented IT employees

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • College project or internship requirement
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience

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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