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Business Analyst, Information Technology

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 out of the top 50 logistics companies in North America, and Forbes named us one of America’s best employers. At XPO, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. As the Business Analyst, you will support the information systems component of the company’s business including developing, testing and implementing technology solutions. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you 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 more.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Perform IT service management processes
  • Perform project and change management duties
  • Foster and maintain ongoing client relationships
  • Configure systems
  • Write specifications for new development and system enhancements
  • Perform and coordinate quality assurance testing

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of formal systems development methodologies
  • Experience following formal project management practices
  • Thorough understanding of current information technologies such as client/server, relational databases, web-based systems and object-oriented design
  • Ability to use SQL for data analysis, extraction, troubleshooting and reporting

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree
  • 3 years of experience in developing and implementing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
  • Implementation and support experience with web-based applications, WMS, Transportation Management Systems (TMS) and small parcel shipment systems
  • Expertise and experience in supply chain management, warehousing, transportation or distribution
  • Availability to travel domestically up to 25% of the time depending on project status and business needs
  • Excellent planning, client support and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Be part of something big. #LI-RK1

 

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: Portland Oregon