Principal Architect Software Engineer

Requisition Id:  361051

Marietta, GA, US, 30062 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 : Marietta, GA and Charlotte, NC.


As the Principal Architect, Software Engineering at RXO, you’ll be responsible for communicating with product/Business to determine their requirements, creating comprehensive solution plans and leading a team of software engineers as they develop polished final products.


What your day-to-day will look like:

  • Collaborate with the product management team to define the new product lines, upgrade path for existing products and defining project scope and approach
  • Propose and lead the software product architecture to cover functional and non-functional requirements using Microservice design principles, integration strategies and the deployment strategies
  • Design and develop Microservices using cutting edge technologies such as Microsoft C#, ASP.NET Core, SQL Server, Couchbase, Kafka, Rabbit MQ and Elastic Search
  • Define software development standards and best practices that should be followed within the software development team
  • Mentor other senior and junior software engineers on the team and will make sure that the software development standards and best practices are being followed within the team


What you’ll need to excel:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 8 years of related experience

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master's degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5 or more years of development experience in software product architecture, design and development within a software industry
  • 3 years of experience with Visual Studio, TeamCity, Octopus, Docker and Kubernetes Containers
  • Experience in architecting and developing software for scalable Infrastructure and distributed systems.
  • Experience in software scaling, software/hardware resource monitoring, Vertical scaling and horizontal scaling of software systems
  • Microservices and Domain Driven Design exposure
  • MVC pattern and Spring framework
  • Active advocate for quality, technical and architectural standards


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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