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Senior Manager, Technology - Hybrid

Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 6, 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 Manager, Technology, you'll be responsible to lead and execute digital and product development strategy and vision. This role will need to be accomplished at relationship building and gaining support at all levels. You'll establish and set short and long-range objectives, set strategy for the function, gain buy-in of the various stakeholders, and establish the criteria for monitoring progress and measuring success.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 digital and product development teams to support the Express Business Unit
  • Develop strategy for several products, engaging customers and consumers, focusing on data, digital and API's
  • Develop and deliver new "best in class" DMS (Delivery Management System) product
  • Integrate and collaborate with other business units to provide comprehensive delivery solutions to our common customers
  • Coordinate with various teams, including Sales, Business & other IT teams, to assess severity and priority of work requests
  • Grow and manage a team that is composed of both onshore and offshore resources
  • Manage the planning and execution of initiatives, including managing all associated resources, to meet committed delivery dates
  • Drive continuous improvement of the change control process, including modifying policies and procedures as needed What you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 5 years leadership experience delivering transformational solutions and large scale technology platforms with a focus product development
    • Strong knowledge of requirements gathering, system testing, software quality assurance and scope control best practices and methodologiesIt'd be great if you also have:
      • M.S. in Computer Science, Analytics, Math, Computer Science or related field
      • 15 years of global leadership experience delivering transformational solutions and large scale technology platforms
      • 15 strong years of transportation experience
      • 10 years of experience working with Clients and Operations and in in managing large Transportation Management software
      • 3 years of management experience or the proven ability to lead a team
      • Strong experience in multiple software environments management
      • Strong expertise in agile project methodologyBe 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 -

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Inc., Marietta , Senior Manager, Technology - Hybrid, IT / Software / Systems , Marietta, Georgia

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