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Manager, Technology

Date: Nov 25, 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 Manager, Technology, you’ll be accountable for team deliverables and successful completion of team initiatives, including the design, development, and implementation of business application systems. You’ll ensure applications are delivered timely, cost effectively, and with a high degree of quality. 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.


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:

  • Actively drives work through continuous direct engagement with team members at all levels
  • Drives continuous improvement efforts and fosters innovation throughout all team activities; Design and implement measures and KPIs to monitor all aspects of development and delivery
  • Operational ownership of systems which includes leading initiatives of various size in capacity and resource planning, project plans, project tracking, status reporting and actively influencing work efforts
  • Effective management of staff, including hiring, counseling, termination, performance reviews.  Employee and team development and coaching to increase bench strength and flexibility of teams
  • Actively participates in determining customer requirements, developing solutions, assessing project viability, estimating new work effort
  • Knowledge and accountability for compliance to XPO Project Development and SOX controls

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 5 years of proven expertise in building and enhancing enterprise software in a logistics environment
  • Knowledge of IT software development methodologies and processes in an agile environment

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Proficiency in at least two of the following roles: project manager, business analyst, product manager, technical lead, and data analyst
  • Knowledge of Oracle Transportation Management, Oracle Database, PL/SQL and Java
  • Transportation/logistics industry experience

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. 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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