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Senior Engineer, Software Engineering - Hybrid - Chicago, IL

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Cicero
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

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 Software Engineer you will apply complex technical, mathematical, and scientific techniques and knowledge to evaluate software from other sources; and design and implement software components that address specific business requirements, resulting in systems that achieve quantifiable measures of performance, quality, affordability, maintainability, and simplicity. You'll develop new, complex software components, and modifications to and in support of existing production software and provide technical support and direction for complex software operating environments deployed by the business. You will have the opportunity to work with the latest cutting-edge technologies such as, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Spring Framework, Microservices, Rest APIs, Angular, Kubernetes, Kafka, Google Cloud Platform, Symphony Ensemble, Kibana, Elasticsearch, SQL databases. While there is minimal maintenance work, the majority of work this role is focused on true build and enhancement. Join us as we disrupt and transform the transportation industry through technology. 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 that satisfies the objectives stated in business requirements
  • Follow industry best practices, techniques and XPO standardized processes that deliver improved software solutions
  • Be available for testing/support on scheduled deployment dates that are designated by the standardized change management process
  • Evaluate and select process and logic patterns, programming language constructs, data storage methods, and operating environment interfaces that effectively satisfy business requirements and quantifiable measures; develop appropriate programs and systems documentation according to established department standards
  • Collaborate with architects, systems engineers, project managers, systems administrators, and operations analysts to deploy and implement solutions, and troubleshoot technical issues
  • Participate in collaborative code reviews conducted with colleagues and team members; coordinate the deployment and implementation of software solutions. 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 in software solutions development preferably in medium to large corporate environments or commercial software companies. -
    • Expert knowledge of Java EE (or J2EE) including Hibernate, JPA
    • Experience with creating and consuming distributed web services (REST APIs) and microservices.
    • Experience with SQL language and Oracle and/or MySQL database
    • Experience with agile development and software design pattern
    • Expert experience with at least one of the industry standard IDEs - IntelliJ, Eclipse, Visual Studio, WebStorm, VSCode. It'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's degree in software engineering or related technical field
      • Minimum 3 years' experience as a Software Engineer
      • Working knowledge of data transformation and data representation technologies (Model entities, JSON, HTML, XML, Stylesheets)
      • Working knowledge of with one of the cloud platforms (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills in technical settings and with internal management. Well-developed active listening and presentation skills
      • Solid knowledge of IT software development life cycle methodologies and processes, including usage of source control tools
      • and refactoring techniques, with process communication techniques (shared memory, message queues, data streams
      • Experience with EJB
      • Experience with DB2 or MySQL
      • Transportation and logistics industry experience Be part of something big. #LI-Hybrid 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. 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 not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification. - -
        - Review XPO's candidate privacy statementhere.PandoLogic. Keywords: Senior Software Engineer, Location: Cicero, IL - 60804 , PL: 546011784

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Cicero , Senior Engineer, Software Engineering - Hybrid - Chicago, IL, IT / Software / Systems , Cicero, Illinois

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