XPO Logistics, Inc. Lead Infrastructure Architect in Portland, Oregon

Lead Infrastructure Architect

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Portland, OR, US, 97209-1709

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we know that cutting-edge technology drives our success. As the Lead/Principal IT Infrastructure Architect, you will be responsible for designing and leading the implementation of an Infrastructure Architecture that supports the organization’s Enterprise Architecture (EA), IT Infrastructure, and business strategies. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results by focusing on our company’s strategic plans; ensuring a bright future for yourself and 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:

  • Lead infrastructure architectural initiatives, standards, and strategies; set and drive the implementation of standards

  • Collaborate with peer organizations and senior leadership on creating the visionary direction and roadmap for infrastructure; gain adoption throughout the enterprise

  • Partner with IT and business leaders to evolve the EA process, outcomes, and results to the organization

  • Design and implement on-premises private and public Azure/AWS/Google cloud infrastructure and services with a focus on availability, scalability, performance, and cost management

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, or related field

  • 12 years of experience in IT Architecture including a wide array of infrastructure knowledge

  • Understanding of applications development principles, life cycles, and techniques

  • Strong knowledge of web services, API Gateways, and application integration development

  • Extensive experience with public cloud

  • Experience implementing large-scale processes while managing multiple complex projects

  • Experience with working cross-functionally, contingency planning, integrating acquisitions, and risk and issue management

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, or related field

  • 15 years of experience in IT with 10 years of experience managing a technology infrastructure operation

  • Experience in leading and managing technology infrastructure organizations

  • Excellent knowledge of emerging systems, technologies, and concepts

  • Exceptional planning, project management, and verbal and written communication skills

Be part of something big. #LI-CM2

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.