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Senior Software Developer BI

Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209

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 BI Software Developer, you will be responsible for evaluating software from other sources, designing and developing new software components, and modifying and supporting existing production software. Become a part of our 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 more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Design and develop new software by applying techniques of computer science, engineering and mathematical analysis; follow industry best practices, techniques and XPO standardized processes to deliver improved software solutions
  • Evaluate and select process and logic patterns, programming language constructs, data storage methods and operating environment interfaces that effectively satisfy business requirements and quantifiable measures
  • Collaborate with architects, systems engineers, project managers, systems administrators and operations analysts to deploy and implement solutions, and troubleshoot technical issues; lead the development team in deploying/implementing software solutions
  • 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
  • Install and upgrade software development tools
  • Provide periodic 24/7 on-call software support as required by team’s rotational schedule

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or related technical field, or certification in software engineering from ACM or IEEE
  • 7 years of experience in software solutions development, preferably in medium to large corporate environments or commercial software companies
  • Experience with rapid programming, agile development, software patterning and refactoring techniques
  • Experience with Microsoft BI technology platforms, including SSRS, SSAS, Power BI Desktop and Power BI Services, building SSRS reports and dashboards, Power BI Desktop reports, business-oriented analytical data models, and SSAS tabular analytical models
  • Solid experience with data security models, SQL server and Oracle databases
  • Experience working with large volumes of data and data warehouse concepts
  • Knowledge of operating environment technologies (network, server, operating systems, database systems)
  • Ability to apply understanding of functionality of event-driven business models
  • Expert knowledge using SQL language; solid knowledge of IT software development life cycle methodologies and processes

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree
  • Leadership and project management training, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in logistics and/or transportation management and business analysis

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.


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