Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Requisition Id:  361325

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 & Charlotte, NC

As a Senior Manager of Software Engineering at RXO, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our engineering department. You will lead, mentor, and manage a diverse team of software engineers, ensuring seamless collaboration and high-quality software solutions. Your responsibility includes overseeing onshore and offshore teams and their successful project delivery.


What your day-to-day will look like:

  • Provide strong leadership and guidance to software engineering teams, fostering a culture of excellence, innovation, and global collaboration.
  • Oversee the technical aspects of software development, ensuring best practices, code quality, and system scalability.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements, scope, and priorities. Drive the successful delivery of projects within deadlines.
  • Mentor and develop team members, helping them grow in their careers and technical skills, and promoting a strong sense of teamwork.
  • Participate in the hiring process to build and expand the engineering team, including onshore and offshore resources as needed.
  • Contribute to the strategic vision of the technology department and align technical strategies with the organization goals and create quarterly engineering roadmaps.
  • Ensure software quality through testing and code reviews, maintaining a high standard of excellence across all teams.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in software engineering, promoting knowledge sharing and best practices among all teams.
  • Effectively communicate technical strategies, project updates, and deliverables to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Collaborate across engineering leaders to promote engineering standards and best practices.


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
  • 2 years of proven experience in software engineering and team management, including onshore and offshore teams.


It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Strong knowledge of software development methodologies, processes, and tools.
  • Ability to align technical strategies with business objectives.
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality software solutions using .net and cloud technologies.
  • Experience with rapid programming, agile development, software patterning, and refactoring techniques
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills.


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