RXO

Senior Manager, Software Engineering - Chicago

Chicago, IL
RXO is a leading provider of transportation solutions. With cutting-edge technology at the center, w

Job Description

Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Posted: Saturday, 12/16/2023

Accelerate your career at RXO.

RXO is a leading provider of transportation solutions. With cutting-edge technology at the center, we’re revolutionizing the industry with our massive network and commitment to finding solutions for every challenge. We create more efficient ways for shippers and carriers to transport goods across North America.


Applicants for this role will be considered in the following markets: Chicago, IL and Charlotte, NC.


As a Senior Manager of Software Engineering at RXO, you’ll be responsible for maintaining, enhancing, designing and developing software systems responsible for all core business functions. You’ll need a strong focus on designing and maintaining robust, resilient, high-performance systems and integrations due to the 24/7 business model and criticality of freight under management.


What your day-to-day will look like:

  • Lead a technical group responsible for developing software, conducting unit testing, working with assigned QA staff and/or project manager to coordinate/assist in user testing procedures. Develop documentation as appropriate
  • Provide regular feedback to direct reports to assist in their ongoing professional growth and development
  • Delegate responsibilities for development tasks and monitor employee progress to ensure development projects remain on schedule
  • Coordinate or perform installation of software systems as needed
  • Work with analysts to define software requirements and assess feasibility of designs within time and cost constraints
  • Ensure software development and system changes are performed adhering to company controls
  • Consult with other Software Engineer Managers, Infrastructure/Network Managers and Project Managers to evaluate database designs, system structures, interfaces between hardware and software, and operational and performance requirements of overall system
  • Work with on-site or internal project managers or analysts to review problems, define and test solutions, and develop reports for user management
  • Responsible for analysis of current software platforms including performance, diagnosis and troubleshooting of problem programs, and designing solutions to problematic programming


What you’ll need to excel:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 5 years of relevant software development experience at the lead, principle, or architect level


It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering or related technical field
  • 2 years of development experience, managing developers spread across the world in different time zones and managing projects using agile and scrum methodologies
  • 7 years of relevant software development experience at the lead, principle, or architect level
  • Expert knowledge of Java EE (or J2EE) including EJB, Hibernate, JPA, Spring
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases (DB2/UDB, Oracle, MySQL)
  • Experience with deploying software to the cloud, preferably GCP and/or Kubernetes (GKE)
  • Experience with rapid programming, agile development, software patterning, and refactoring techniques
  • Experience with creating and consuming distributed data services (REST APIs, Streaming, Eventing)


In this role, you’ll be supported by a passionate team motivated by fast-paced innovation and the desire to deliver for customers. We’re a company where you can continually advance your career, no matter your background — the opportunities are endless and yours for the taking. If you’re driven and looking for a place to grow, come join us.


Does this sound like you? Check out what else RXO has to offer.


Massive Benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Life insurance, disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement program


Our Culture

We do great things when we are inclusive and work together. To perform with excellence, we learn from one another, value diverse perspectives, operate safely, and build strong relationships. We welcome everyone regardless of background, identity or ability.


The Next Step

Ready to join our team? We’d love to hear from you. Fill out an application now and join our talent community to learn about future opportunities.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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 RXO's candidate privacy statement here and RXO's Privacy Notice to California Job Applicants here.

Benefits
  • Competitive pay
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Life insurance, disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement program

RXO At A Glance

RXO is a leading provider of transportation solutions. With cutting-edge technology at the center, we’re revolutionizing the industry with our massive network and commitment to finding solutions for every challenge. We create more efficient ways for shippers and carriers to transport goods across North America.
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