Lead Engineer, Software Engineering

Requisition Id:  360765

Chicago, IL, US, 60601 Charlotte, NC, US, 28277



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 Lead Engineer, Software Engineering at RXO, you will provide technical leadership, including the design, development and delivery of business technology-enabled applications and shared services. This role drives proficiency within teams, provides resolution to technical issues, assures best practices are followed, and assists management in meeting strategic initiatives while contributing to smooth business operations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and RXO. Join RXO, and we’ll give you the support you need to excel at work and the resources to build a career that will exceed your expectations.


What your day-to-day will look like:

  • Lead a scrum team of 5-8 teammates across development, QA, and scrum management.
  • Develop web, web services and back-office applications using the Microsoft and open-source stack of technologies, including C#, .NET Core, AngularJS, Kafka, Couchbase, and Elasticsearch.
  • Create design and develop microservices leveraging open-source technologies including C#, .NET Core, AngularJS, RabbitMQ, Couchbase, and Elasticsearch etc.
  • Own the core development deliverables, including technical design, logical and physical design of the solution, coding, testing, and debugging.
  • Coordinate efforts with the development team, working on platform architectural implementation.
  • Take initiative in solving complex technical problems and recommend original solutions and design approaches to platform requirements, making decisions between competing solution.
  • Work closely with the architect, to ensure conformance with the overall architectural guidelines.
  • Work with scrum master and the team to estimate and plan work and provide status updates to stakeholders.
  • Create a close working relationship with product engineering teams to identify the pain points and provide better services.
  • Handles all aspects of coding for the team – branching, code review, ensure code reusability and maintainability with constant refactoring, collaboration with Enterprise Architecture team on standards and approaches. Ultimately accountable for the quality of the code for the project.
  • Mentor developers and helps resolve technical roadblocks; conduct collaborative code reviews and coordinates the deployment and implementation of software solutions; recognizes organizational/team challenges and addresses them with management.
  • Available for production application deployment and troubleshooting off hours and/or on an on-call basis.


What you’ll need to excel:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience. 
  • 6 years of relevant software development experience. 
  • creating business applications and within a fast-paced software development environment.
  • Experience working with, and enhancing, Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Development (CD) environments.
  • Hands on full stack development experience using C#, .NET Core, AngularJS, SQL & No SQL databases (SQL Server & Couchbase preferred) and Elastic Search.
  • Experience with authentication/authorization oAuth2, SAML, SSO, OpenID, IAM, 2FA, Active Directory and ADFS.
  • Experience working with API/Microservices and event driven architecture.
  • Experience designing, developing, securing, and consuming web services.
  • Experience working on Docker, Kubernetes, or other container technologies.

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience working on Cloud Computing technology (GCP).
  • Experience building highly available and fault tolerant enterprise software.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of multi-tiered, highly available, and resilient application design
  • Solid project and time management skills with experience successfully multitasking and managing customer expectations.
  • Experience working with nontechnical end users to explain technical concepts.
  • Should have worked on Agile scrum or Kanban methodology.
  • Availability to perform 24/7 on-call duties on a rotational basis.

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.

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago