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Senior Engineer, Software Engineering

Date: Dec 23, 2020

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we’re out to transform transportation logistics through technology, and our multimillion-dollar commitment to IT underscores its importance to our vision. As the Senior Engineer, Software Engineering, you will evaluate software and design and implement software components that address specific business requirements, resulting in systems that achieve quantifiable measures of performance, quality, affordability, maintainability and simplicity. You will also develop new, complex software components and modify and support existing production software. If you’re ready to take your career to the next level, join XPO and help us revolutionize how goods are transported around the globe.


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:

  • Design and develop new software that satisfies business requirements by applying techniques of computer science, engineering and mathematical analysis
  • Evaluate and select process and logic patterns, programming language constructs, data storage methods and operating environment interfaces that effectively satisfy requirements and meet quantifiable measures
  • Develop appropriate programs and systems documentation 
  • Collaborate with architects, systems engineers, project managers, systems administrators and operations analysts to deploy/implement solutions and troubleshoot technical issues
  • Introduce new industry standards and techniques that deliver improved software solutions; evaluate new technologies for inclusion in developed software solutions 
  • Certify the proper functioning and performance of software components using repeatable, reproducible and reportable software testing methodologies; support software infrastructure by identifying and diagnosing software failures

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or a related technical field, or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of experience in software solutions development, preferably in the transportation and logistics industry 
  • Experience with TypeScript and Angular 2+; Reactive Forms
  • Experience in complex Angular applications, directives, controllers, services; working under multiple operating systems like Windows, UNIX (Sun Solaris and Linux) and UNIX Shell scripting
  • Experience with TeamCity to create and maintain continuous integration and continuous deployment configurations for applications that are on premise and in GCP environments
  • Experience in production support activities by monitoring and troubleshooting production issues; software configuration management using GIT and Enterprise Git Hub; creating and consuming distributed data services (REST APIs); monitoring and troubleshooting issues in a dynamic production environment; in an agile environment utilizing scrum methodologies

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience working with scalable data grids
  • Experience using Jira or other project management software
  • Experience authoring technical documents in Confluence
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) for deploying and running cloud-based applications
  • Experience using CDNs and WebSockets
  • Experience with various OAuth flows

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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