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Business Engineer

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Southfield, MI, US, 48034

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Are you ready for a new challenge? Fortune Magazine named XPO Logistics among the most admired companies in the world, and we are on Forbes' list as one of America’s best employers. As the Business Engineer, you will support key business partners across multiple control towers. You’ll handle service requests, provide incident resolution, build reports, analyze data and implement process improvements. This is an opportunity for you to roll up your sleeves and grow as a professional, ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO.


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:

  • Work as a member of the Business Excellence team, providing Level I Business Intelligence (BI) support for all Managed Transportation accounts
  • Generate, maintain and ensure the accuracy of BI for various business lines as part of the overall enterprise business analytics dashboards on
  • Develop and optimize reporting tools through modeling, simulation and analysis
  • Build and troubleshoot reporting and BI tools as part of a leveraged team servicing internal and external customers
  • Design and implement data solutions and solicit feedback on operational impact
  • Provide key decision makers with the real-time capability to view the financial performance of their business and other critical metrics; ensure the user interface for Power BI, system communication, design and implementation are on target and supporting the business
  • Maintain work stream using the following tools: SQL, SSMS, SSIS, SSRS, MDX, DAX and MDS to support the overall BI environment
  • Review and recommend changes for the operational feasibility of BI and reporting tools by evaluating analyses, requirements, system constraints, solutions development and proposed solutions
  • Complete ad hoc reporting and complex modeling analysis to support partners in a multifunctional matrix environment
  • Support key business partners with implementing process improvements, modeling, reporting and analysis; understand current technology stack and solution capabilities to apply process enhancements to current manual processes

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Analytics, Finance or STEM field
  • Some background education in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 3 years of advanced to expert level development experience in Microsoft Power BI 
  • 2 years of development experience with SQL

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) system
  • 3 years of experience in BI, with some exposure to finance-related areas
  • Experience in relational data modeling, T-SQL and SSIS
  • Exposure to Microsoft SSAS and data warehouse design
  • Ability to identify opportunities to increase accuracy and optimize resources; ability to develop, recommend and implement solutions
  • Strong time and project management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize workloads
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience

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.

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