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Senior IT Business Analyst

Date: Apr 17, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97206

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we invest over $450 million in technology every year so that we can continue to develop state-of-the-art solutions for our customers. Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a rapidly expanding global company? As the Senior Business Analyst (EDI), you will participate in defining business requirements, identifying problems and recommending solutions. 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:

  • Identify, review and analyze business requirements; assist in designing and developing solutions that address appropriate business needs
  • Train and develop IT members on how XPO staff performs their duties in relation to business operations
  • Assist in establishing test criteria and executing user acceptance testing; ensure that development/testing meets all system requirements
  • Participate in the deployment/implementation of application solutions; support ongoing operations by responding to queries and problems; partner in business change management, working to ensure system adoption
  • Guide prioritization of requirements based on business value, risk, architectural significance and other drivers
  • Conduct team reviews of requirement documents, design documents and work products
  • Gather data to ensure requirements address correct business problems; provide technical software troubleshooting (Java and Angular) to understand why some features may or may not be working
  • Communicate with analysts and developers about data and programming needs; maintain/monitor project quality throughout the improvement process

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science or related field
  • 7 years of business analysis experience in support of Agile software development, solutions development and customer relationships
  • Proficiency as a data analyst, developer and technical lead
  • Ability to utilize technical tools/languages like SQL, R or Python to perform data analysis
  • Technical understanding of software products built using Java or C#, and any current front-end development frameworks
  • Ability to understand different technical components of systems and their interconnections, and troubleshoot issues at a high level; ability to read code to understand how the system is expected to work
  • Ability to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Knowledge of IT software development methodologies/processes and how to connect technology to business problems
  • Ability to operate effectively in an agile environment
  • Working knowledge of project management methodologies
  • Knowledge of transportation and logistics
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all roles within a software development environment

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