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Engineer, Software Engineering

Date: Dec 1, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60601

Company: XPO Logistics


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Engineer, Software Engineering, you will develop new, complex software components, and modifications to and in support of existing production software. You will work with technical leads to develop software artifacts satisfies business needs. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


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 by applying techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis that satisfies the objectives stated in business requirements
  • Follow best practices set by technical Leads and techniques and XPO standardized processes that deliver improved software solutions
  • Be available for testing/support on scheduled deployment dates that are designated by the standardized change management process
  • 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; develop appropriate programs and systems documentation per established department standard
  • Collaborate with tech leads, architects, systems engineers, project managers, systems administrators, and operations analysts to deploy and implement solutions, and troubleshoot technical issues
  • Develop and maintain automated CI/CD pipelines for code deployment and collaborate with developers to manage code releases
  • Participate in collaborative code reviews conducted with colleagues and team members; coordinate the deployment and implementation of software solutions
  • Be available for production application deployment and troubleshooting off hours and/or on an on-call basis

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 year of experience in software solutions development preferably in medium to large corporate environments or commercial software companies. 
  • Proficient knowledge of C#, .Net core, Typescript, Angular

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • Experience in software configuration management using GIT and Enterprise Git Hub
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, troubleshooting and communication skills Expert experience with the industry standard IDEs – Visual Studio & VS Code
  • Experience with creating and consuming distributed data services (REST APIs, Messaging Buses)
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases (SQL server, Oracle, MySQL)
  • Experience with data marshalling, data transformation, and data representation technologies (Model entities, JSON, HTML, XML, Stylesheets)
  • Experience with rapid programming, agile development, software patterning, and refactoring techniques
  • Experience with process communication techniques (shared memory, message queues, data streams, semaphores)
  • Experience with TeamCity, GIT and Enterprise Git Hub

Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of world-class 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. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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