Senior Director, Data Engineering - Remote


Logistics at full potential. 


At GXO, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


As the Senior Director, Data Engineer you will be tasked with leading and managing a technical team to help determine and execute the software product roadmap and overall tech-enabled direction of the company.  You will drive continuous improvement to software development processes, tools, and testing (including automation) to achieve efficient and effective execution.  You will be responsible for fostering an environment and team culture of innovation, execution, and quality. 


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:

  • Create structure and growth of software development, including front end and backend systems
  • Lead development of Data Platforms, analytic data products, including implementation new technologies using modern cloud paradigm
  • Lead and Execute data strategies to support various consumption patterns and identify enterprise architecture, platform, and application infrastructure needs
  • Manage multiple teams of senior engineers and/or managers/or Directors engaged in the design, development, and implementation of data solutions focused on capturing, managing, storing, securing, and utilizing structured and unstructured data from internal and external sources
  • Follow and influence technology architecture, design standards, development practices, continuous integration/continues deployment practices and incorporates assurance processes into technology solutions
  • Interpret internal/ external business challenges and recommend best practices to improve Data Engineering processes or services
  • Drive the operationalizing and automating of all capabilities to ensure secure, supported, and scalable solutions
  • Present analysis and recommendations to help influence management and executive leadership decisions
  • Establish budgets, policies, and practices with significant impact on area operations
  • Maintain relationships with partner teams to ensure needs are met and impacted areas plan work accordingly
  • Subject matter expertise in value creation and business model concepts

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 7+ years of related work experience
  • 5+ years of executive leadership experience
  • Subject matter expertise in data tools, techniques and manipulations including cloud platforms, programming languages, and technology platforms. Enter years/industry experience
  • Proficiency in understanding Relational and Dimensional data models
  • A global leader with experience operating in matrix environments, both centralized and decentralized
  • Experience in creating and operationalizing Data Products while maintaining core data management competencies – Data Governance, Data Security, Data Quality
  • Experience with DevOps implementation practices

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience with one or more ETL/Data Integration tools
  • Experience with one or more Data platforms
  • Experience with one or more Analytic/Data Visualization tools Enter preferred education/experience/skills

We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.


GXO 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 GXO 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.

GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO 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. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte