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Senior Analyst, Business Intelligence - Hybrid

Requisition Id:  356732
Business Unit:  Corporate

Ann Arbor, MI, US, 48105


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 Senior Analyst, Business Intelligence, you will be responsible for designing and building analytics-based tools that are technically sophisticated, yet easy to understand and use by business teams. You’ll combine data research, statistical modeling, data visualization and User Interface (UI) design to deliver high-impact results. 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 excited about the challenge of working for a dynamic global company, we have an opportunity for you to grow with 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:

  • Identify, lead and deliver efforts to build reports, visualizations and dashboards using BI tools and practices
  • Engage with stakeholders across the organization to align priorities, communicate solution design trade-offs and recommendations, and build and execute development plans
  • Work with other teams to perform data and process analyses; articulately and concisely explain the implications of complex data
  • Continuously improve technical design patterns, workflows and tools, defining and enforcing standards when necessary to maintain the platform’s effectiveness and sustainability; experiment with and promote adoption of new tools and approaches when appropriate

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of experience in BI and data analytics
  • Experience analyzing large, complex multidimensional datasets with data querying languages (SQL), BI tools (MicroStrategy, PowerBI, Tableau, etc.), programming languages (Python, Java, Scala, etc.), and statistical/mathematical software (R, Weka, SAS, Matlab)
  • Experience working with both structured and unstructured data, and Hadoop or similar technologies, to recognize patterns within data and generate insights/deliver value; familiarity with streaming analytics using tools such as Spark, Kafka, Storm, etc., and cloud services like AWS, Azure Cloud, etc.
  • Experience with machine learning, such as k-nearest neighbors, random forests, ensemble methods and their corresponding implementation packages in R (Caret, RandomForest, Rweka, etc.), and Python (SciKit-Learn, TensorFlow, Keras, NLTK, etc.)
  • Ability to use best practices and principles in SQL, query design, data validation/automation and analytic functions
  • Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), geospatial data, GIS analysis and workflow, and cartographic and graphic design principles

It’d be great if you also have:

  • MBA or master’s degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • R/Python certifications; Certified Business Intelligence Professional from TDWI
  • 5 years of hands-on experience delivering BI and data analytics solutions that involve statistical modeling or machine learning, along with the use of associated R/Python libraries and tooling, which emphasize effective design and usability for end users
  • Knowledge of Oracle OTM

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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.


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 not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

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Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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