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IT Product Manager

Date: Jun 26, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a fast-growing global company? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America’s best employers by Forbes. At XPO, we invest over $450 million in technology every year so that we can continue to develop state-of-the-art solutions for our customers. As the IT Product Manager, you will be responsible for managing products from conception to launch, delivering features to solve business challenges. You will lead efforts to design, test, implement and train technology solutions and functions for the products supported. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop 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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Define product roadmaps for software products, working closely with stakeholders and engineering team to deliver new products and feature enhancements
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to develop and execute ideas through all aspects of the product development life cycle, including design, development and implementation
  • Develop feedback loops between the products and users, and continually develop the understanding of the problem through user feedback, metrics and communicating insights to the product and engineering teams
  • Own the identification, review and analysis of business and product requirements; assist in design and development of products that address appropriate business needs
  • Participate in training/developing IT members on how XPO staff performs its duties in relation to business operations
  • Perform IT delivery with established test criteria and assist in executing User Acceptance Testing (UAT); ensure that development/testing meets all product requirements
  • Participate in deploying/implementing application solutions; support ongoing operations by responding to queries and problems, and partnering with business change management to ensure system adoption
  • Gather and analyze data to ensure requirements address and resolve business problems; troubleshoot software (Java, Angular) to understand why some features may or may not be working

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years of experience in product management and business analysis in support of agile software development, solutions development and customer relationships
  • Experience creating enterprise products
  • Recent experience as a developer or technical lead
  • Experience with software development processes, including discovery, design, engineering, UAT and implementation
  • Demonstrated understanding of UX
  • Technical knowledge and experience of technical stacks involving Java, C#, Angular and/or other front-end development frameworks

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Transportation and logistics industry experience
  • Analytic approach to problem solving
  • Strong ability to work in ambiguous situations and create clarity amid chaos

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.


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