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Lead Software Engineer, Web

Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209

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 Lead Engineer, Software Engineering, you will be is responsible for meeting project schedules and ensuring the delivered solution meets the technical specifications and design requirements. You’ll be driving proficiency within teams, providing resolution to technical issues, assuring best practices are followed. Join XPO, and we’ll give you the support you need to excel at work and the resources to build a career 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:

  • Oversee the development/support of specific IT areas and systems, and the timely delivery of projects
  • Identify and communicate risks to the business; investigate and propose new tools and frameworks to deliver quality products faster
  • Act as a liaison between project management, technical teams and IT leadership; assure best practices are defined and followed; drive consistency across applications and projects wherever possible
  • Manage all aspects of coding for the team, including branching, code review, continuous integration, build and release management, code reusability and maintainability with constant refactoring
  • Mentor developers and help resolve technical roadblocks; conduct collaborative code reviews and coordinate the deployment and implementation of software solutions; recognize organizational/team challenges and address them with management
  • Develop and maintain automated CI/CD pipelines for code deployment and collaborate with developers to manage code releases

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 4 years of relevant software development experience
  • Full stack experience in building web apps w/ Java 8+ and Angular 8+ and related technologies
  • Strong in database design/modeling/querying w/ SQL and NoSQL data sources
  • Experience with developing and deploying in cloud platforms and services – AWS or GCP

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent technology discipline
  • 3 years of demonstrated experience in a technical lead role
  • 5 years of relevant software development experience, including creating business applications with relational and non-relational database systems in a fast-paced software development environment
  • Advanced knowledge of IT software development methodologies and processes in an agile environment

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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