XPO Logistics

Senior Business Intelligence Engineer (Azure)

Data Engineer in Chicago, IL

Posted 2019-06-26
Description

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we invest over $450 million in technology every year so that we can continue to develop state-of-the-art solutions for our customers. We’re constantly looking for ways to improve, enhance and adapt in an ever-changing marketplace. As the Business Intelligence (BI) Engineer, you will be responsible for developing, adopting and implementing design SOPs, and keeping XPO on the forefront of BI solutions. Become a part of our rapidly growing dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career to a level 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 discussions about BI solutions and reporting tools using information gathered while following the development life cycle
Research user needs, confer with users, study system flows, data usage and work processes, and investigate problem areas
Review and adopt changes for the operational feasibility of BI and reporting tools by evaluating the analysis, requirements, system constraints, solution developments and proposed solutions
Ensure the architects/developers’ review captures the user requirements and that they’re sustainable and scalable
Utilize scalable approaches, such as unit testing, integration testing and system-level testing, in support of the Quality Assurance (QA) team
Ensure the user interface, system communication, design and implementation are on target and supporting the business
Lead developmental optimization for reporting tools through modeling, simulation and analysis; design and implement data models and solicit feedback on operational impact
Design and implement big data analytics solutions using Azure technologies
Build reporting and BI tools in a Microsoft SQL Server environment, including SQL Server Analysis Services
What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

Some education in Computer Science or Engineering
7 years of development experience with SQL Server, T-SQL and SSIS
7 years of experience in relational data modeling and server administration in a clustered environment with replication
5 years of experience in SQL Server performance tuning and query monitoring
2 years of experience with cloud services within Microsoft Azure BI tools, including Azure Data Factory, HD Insights, Data Bricks, Cosmos DB and Azure analysis services
2 years of experience in Microsoft SSAS and data warehouse design; experience with OLAP cubes, MDX and DAX development, and with PowerBI
It’d be great if you also have:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
Strong time and project management skills with the ability to multitask and effectively prioritize work
Be part of something big.



XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.



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.



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: Chicago

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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.

Perks

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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