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Manager, DevOps

Requisition Id:  243513
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 Manager, Dev Ops, you’ll lead and mentor a team of engineers across multiple disciplines, including infrastructure and application engineers, database administrators, build and deploy engineers, release managers and network engineers. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Collaborate with Corporate IT on infrastructure and projects, such as disaster recovery, information security, network and provisioning
  • Act as the lead and liaison of the Development and Operations team, including working with third parties, to solve technical issues and improvements as required
  • Lead support for end users on logistics/transportation applications, including facilitation of issue resolution
  • Collaborate with corporate functions on the utilization and implementation of standard processes and procedures, and shared resources; identify, influence and lead adoption of best practices
  • Create and share system performance metrics and drive continuous improvement to system performance, uptime and stability
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other teams for system upgrades and enhancements
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in development, testing and production environments

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 5 years of technical experience in hands-on support of systems in a production and/or development environment
  • Experience with GCP or AWS, VMware, or similar cloud provider technologies
  • Strong background in Linux administration with a working understanding of script (PHP, Python, Perl, and/or Ruby)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Certifications in PMP or Agile Scrum, ITTL and/or other system administration certifications
  • 4 years of experience leading a development operations team
  • Experience with Ansible and VMware
  • Significant experience with continuous integration/deployment, such as TeamCity or Jenkins
  • Experience in project management, creating and delivering presentations and status updates
  • Docker experience
  • Experience with Windows and Linux administration; Bash Scripting; Git/GitHub, JIRA, SolarWinds and New Relic; PowerShell, Linux, JavaScript, SQL, Couchbase, RabbitMQ, ELK stack and Kafka
  • Experience working in an environment supporting multiple branch offices
  • Experience with industry-specific applications, including TMS platforms such as CargoWise, McLeod, Sylectus, etc.
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in always-up, always-available services, as well as industry processes and support requirements

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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