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Product Analyst
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we're constantly looking for ways to improve, enhance and adapt in an ever-changing marketplace. As the Product Analyst, you will support our initiatives to innovate beyond feature enhancements. You'll partner with internal and external resources to create an exciting and impactful user experience. Join us at XPO and we'll equip you with the very best tools to grow and develop to a level that will exceed your expectations and help you reach your career goals.

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:

* Interact with developers, quality analysts and businesses to chart and monitor progress toward product completion for each component; meet established acceptable deadlines for completion and delivery
* Market, position, sell benefits and step beyond feature descriptions, and into the world of launch plans and rollouts
* Engage with our direct customers, carriers and internal stakeholders at every level of the organization
* Gather and document feedback from end users on the products and recommend improvements; participate in product documentation, release notes and training documentation
* Lead strategic discussions and ideation sessions with business leaders to innovate beyond feature enhancements
* Utilize your knack for building strong relationships with an amazing and diverse group of users, carriers and customers
* Develop wireframes, mockups and user stories

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business or a related field
* 6 years of experience designing web software products, designing and optimizing business processes, gathering business requirements, and documenting in an agile environment
* 2 years of experience in a programmer/technical role
* 2 years of experience in a business architecture role
* Proven track record of progressive experience, preferably in software development and product management
* Experience feeding an agile development process (e.g., as the Product Manager/Owner)

It'd be great if you also have:

* Experience in management consulting and/or as a programmer
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
* Proven analytical skills with the ability to prioritize workload and deliver results

Be part of something big.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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