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Lead Engineer, Software Engineering

Requisition Id:  234826
Business Unit:  Brokerage
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60601

 

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 provide technical leadership, including the design, development and delivery of business technology-enabled applications and shared services. This role drives proficiency within teams, provides resolution to technical issues, assures best practices are followed, and assists management in meeting strategic initiatives while contributing to smooth business operations. 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:

  • Lead a scrum team of 5-8 teammates across development, QA, and scrum management
  • Develop web, web services and back-office applications using the Microsoft and open source stack of technologies, including C#, .NET Core, AngularJS, Kafka, Couchbase, and Elasticsearch
  • Perform unit testing with documented test cases and results
  • Participate in the review and analyses of business requirements, functional specifications and design documents; participate in project post-mortem facilitation
  • Take initiative in solving complex technical problems and recommend original solutions and design approaches to platform requirements, making decisions between competing solution
  • 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 in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related technical field or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 4 years of relevant software development experience including creating business applications and within a fast-paced software development environment.
  • Hands on full stack development experience using C#, .NET Core, AngularJS, SQL & No SQL databases (SQL Server & Couchbase preferred) and Elastic Search
  • Experience working with API/Microservices and event driven architecture
  • Availability to perform 24/7 on-call duties on a rotational basis

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience working on Docker, Kubernetes, or other container technologies
  • Experience working on Cloud Computing technology (GCP)
  • Proven experience in logistics and/or transportation management, business analysis and customer relations
  • Strong project and time management skills with experience successfully multitasking and managing customer expectations
  • Experience working with nontechnical end users to explain technical concepts

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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