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Senior Engineer, Business Intelligence

Requisition Id:  192992
Business Unit:  Last Mile

Marietta, GA, US, 30062


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 Engineer, Business Intelligence, you will drive our strategy for business intelligence (BI) solutions and reporting tools. You’ll be capturing and analyzing the data that ensures we stay at the top of our industry. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel and the resources to build a career you’ll be proud of. If you’re looking for an outstanding growth opportunity, you’ve found what you’re looking for 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:

  • Responsible to manage and execute the business analytics solution vision and feature definitions to ensure impact of developed solution is achieved and results obtained. Gathering feedback from end users on the products and how to improve them, closing any potential operational gaps. Establishing acceptable timelines for completion.
  • Plan integration projects, priorities, risk mitigation, staffing, costs and impacts.  Schedule and coordinate pre-implementation meeting with technical/business/third party representatives of customer, carriers, and vendors.
  • Work with business partners to ensure all requirements are clearly documented to guarantee deliverable meets the objective(s).
  • Coordination of development and testing with the business analytics, development and product teams
  • Development of business solutions by creating new and modifying existing reporting applications; responsible for all technical review and data analysis on projects

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 with reporting systems; designing and implementing reporting solutions
  • Knowledge in 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, SAS)
  • Understanding of best practices and principles in SQL, query design, data validation/automation and analytic functions
  • Understanding of differences between various database architectures, such as SQL Server, Netezza, Oracle, Postgres, Teradata, DB2, SQL and/or MS Access
  • Understanding of data warehouse concepts, including patterns for time variance and generic versus explicit data structures, standards-based approaches for object names and data types, and using logical data models to document and explain business objectives
  • Experience in dealing with both structured and unstructured data, ETL design principles and best practices using various technologies & frameworks, such as SSIS, Informatica, etc.

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • Knowledge of 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.) 
  • Understanding of SuccessFactors, Peoplesoft, Kronos, SAP Payroll systems; visual reporting tools like Google Looker and Microsoft PowerBI
  • Experience delivering business intelligence and data analytics solutions that involve statistical modeling or machine learning, the use of associated R/Python libraries and tooling, and which emphasize effective design and usability for end users

Be part of something big.


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. 

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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