XPO Logistics

DevOps Engineer

Devops in Portland, OR

Posted 2019-04-02

Logistics done differently.

XPO Logistics was named among the most admired in the world by Fortune Magazine and one of America’s best employers by Forbes. We realize that staying ahead of the competition is key to our success and we are always searching for skilled people to keep us on the cutting edge of technology. As the Software Engineer -DevOps, you will evaluate software from other sources, as well as design and implement new software components and modifications that address specific business requirements, while crafting systems that achieve quantifiable measures of performance, quality, affordability, maintainability and simplicity. If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a company that’s clearly going places, join us at 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:

Design and develop new software by applying techniques of computer science, engineering and mathematical analysis to satisfy the objectives stated in business requirements
Collaborate with architects to develop new software using documented process and logic patterns, programming language constructs, data storage methods and operating environment interfaces
Deploy and implement fully-tested software solutions
Guide developers in embracing improvements, new patterns and constructs
Participate in developing appropriate programs and systems documentation according to established department standards; follow industry-standard methodologies, techniques and XPO’s processes to deliver improved solutions
Evaluate the proper functioning and performance of software components using repeatable, reproducible and reportable software testing methodologies
Install and upgrade software development tools
What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or related technical field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
2 years of software engineering experience, preferably in medium to large corporate environments or with commercial software companies
Knowledge of industry standard IDEs (Eclipse, Visual Studio for Unix, Java and Windows)
Understanding and knowledge of tools for configuration management, such as Ansible, Chef, Fabric, Puppet or SaltStack
Hands-on experience in Containers using tools such as Docker, Vagrant and Kubernetes
Knowledge of standard methodologies and IT operations
It’d be great if you also have:

Availability to work occasional extended hours, including weekends, to meet project landmarks or to resolve production issues
3 years of software solutions development experience for large or medium commercial software companies or corporate environments
Ability to learn and understand functionality of event-driven business models; quickly achieve and learn skills in unfamiliar software applications
Proficiency in Windows applications and Microsoft Office, including Project, PowerPoint, Visio and SharePoint
Understanding and working knowledge of Java programming language, SQL and scripting languages
Strong aptitude for understanding and analyzing large amounts of data from multiple sources
Java, JavaScript, Angular 5 and TypeScript experience
Knowledge of transportation management software
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
Ambitious and able to work well with minimal supervision or in a team environment; ability to maintain confidential and sensitive materials and information
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Company summary

Named one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune magazine, XPO is a global leader in logistics and transportation, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. We invest over $500 million a year in technology, partnering with many of the world’s most renowned companies to future-proof their supply chains. It all starts with having world-class tech talent on our team.

Join us in redefining how goods move around the globe: creating virtual marketplaces, connecting robotics in warehouses, and using machine learning to manage over 7 billion inventory units a day. From award-winning software apps to data analytics and AI, we’re creating disruptive technology that touches every part of the economy.


Competitive compensation; generous benefits package; full health insurance (medical, dental and vision); 401 (k), life insurance; disability.

Interview process

While our interview process varies, generally you can expect a phone or video interview followed by 1-2 onsite interviews.

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