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Senior Engineer, Software (Integration Architecture)

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Do you dream about building a rewarding career with a growing global company? At XPO Logistics, the fastest-growing company on the Fortune 500, 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 Senior Software Engineer (Integration Architecture), you will provide technical leadership, including the design, development and delivery of business technology-enabled applications, products and services. You will also drive the adoption of integration tools, technologies and processes, as well as define and maintain standards and patterns for developing and implementing integration architecture solutions for IT projects. 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:

  • Coordinate technical tasks and ensure teams are working efficiently to deliver projects on time
  • Investigate and propose new tools and frameworks to deliver quality products faster; identify and communicate risks to the business
  • Lead all technical aspects of the software development life cycle in the integration space
  • Research new technologies, maintain a roadmap of adopted technologies, conduct proof of concept/technology, build and maintain developer tools; maintain standards, patterns and best practices
  • Conduct code review and ensure code reusability; work closely with developers to define standards and drive consistency across applications and projects wherever possible
  • Mentor developers to help resolve technical roadblocks and assist in resolving issues
  • Guide a team in creating the technical design that aligns with functional and performance requirements

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent technology discipline
  • 5 years of software development experience, including application-to-application and business-to-business integration solutions within a fast-paced software development environment
  • 3 years of experience in a lead role in integration
  • Advanced knowledge of IT software development methodologies and processes in an Agile environment; ability to keep current with emerging application integration trends and technologies
  • Strong proficiency as a lead developer, systems engineer or integration specialist
  • Deep knowledge/experience in at least one of the following: TIBCO or equivalent integration technology or framework, EMS, JMS or equivalent distributed messaging framework
  • Experience in at least three of the following: TIBCO or equivalent integration technology or framework, EMS, JMS or equivalent messaging framework, Java, RESTful APIs or XML
  • Ability to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications and maintain thorough knowledge of internal company software applications related to position/business unit

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Transportation and logistics industry experience
  • High level of learning agility
  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in technical settings with well-developed active listening and presentation skills; strong project management, time management and prioritization skills

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

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