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Senior Architect, Data Architecture

Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Southfield, MI, US, 48076

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. 


Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we believe that our success depends on our ability to provide the highest level of support and solutions to our customers. As the Senior Architect, Data Architecture, you’ll expand the company's use of data as a strategic enabler of corporate goals and objectives. You’ll also partner with internal teams to understand business inquiries, drive requirements, propose solutions and deliver projects that provide our users with relevant, actionable information. This role is critical in positioning XPO for long-term success.  


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:

  • Provide expertise in business requirements analysis, database design & entity relationship data modeling
  • Work with large volume data handling and query performance profiling/optimization/tuning, troubleshooting
  • Design and build complex ETL, cleansing, and data integration/synchronization processes across information systems
  • Identifies opportunities to increase accuracy and optimize resources and develops/recommends/implements solutions.
  • Develops insightful, value-added and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of those results
  • Composes thorough and detailed written technical documentation, procedures, manuals, etc.

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in data engineering or a related field

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Strong understanding of relational data structures, theories, principles, and practices
  • Experience in both analytical (data warehouse/mart/cube) and transactional processing data environments
  • Advanced familiarity with one or more of the following: OLTP (SQL Server/Oracle/Informix), OLAP/BI (Informatica/MicroStrategy/PowerBI/Tableau), Big Data (Hadoop, Apache Spark, MapReduce, etc.), NoSQL (couchbase, redis), data streaming, in-memory data management, real-time analytics, cloud data services

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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