Software Development Intern at XPO Logistics, Inc.

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we're transforming transportation and logistics through technology by investing hundreds of millions of dollars in IT every year. Our Technology Associates are on the cutting edge of that transformation. As an Intern, you will have the opportunity to explore what's next in software engineering, cybersecurity, QA, data science, UX/UI and more. We take pride in helping young professionals grow and learn. Become a technology leader, by building tomorrow's technology today.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation. This 10 to 12-week internship program will take place in Boston, Massachusetts, during the summer of 2020.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Participate in all stages of front-end web development

  • Work with a fast-paced, extremely talented team that values collaboration and delivers high-quality results

  • Develop software using technologies such as Angular 8+, C#, .NET core, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Elastic Search, Kafka and more

  • Act as a catalyst to building frameworks and supporting application infrastructure

  • Participate as an active member of the Enterprise Architecture team to develop and support complex distributed systems

  • Apply best coding practices and standards

  • Assist with the development of APIs to support web applications

  • Work in an agile startup environment with daily standups and continuous integration

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Background or education in a related field

  • 2 years of relevant coursework

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Class status as a junior (3rd year) or greater

  • 2 or more years of relevant software development coursework

  • Development experience with at least one object-oriented programming language, such as JavaScript, Java, Python, C++, etc.

  • Development experience with at least one JavaScript framework (Angular, AngularJS, ReactJS, VueJS, etc.)

  • Experience in web, mobile and responsive design

  • Solid technical competency in coding and testing; good object-oriented programming language skills

  • Self-motivated and able to work well with minimal supervision or in a team environment

  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills with the ability to identify and resolve problems

  • Ability to be open-minded and receptive to feedback in an intellectually rigorous environment

  • Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

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.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

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 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.