Lead Engineer, Applications Development (Java) - 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 Lead Engineer, Applications Development (Java), you will oversee the analysis, programming, and configuration of Information Technology Systems Software.  The Lead Engineer plays a crucial role in providing thought leadership, architectural expertise, and designing high-quality interfaces for our innovative Angular applications.


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 more.


What you will do on a typical day:

  • Lead the architectural design and development of Angular applications, ensuring scalability, performance, and maintainability.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define technical requirements and translate business needs into efficient and effective technical solutions.
  • Provide thoughtful leadership and technical guidance to drive innovation and improvements in application design and development.
  • Research business problems, propose software solutions and mentor junior programmers in the department.
  • Provide estimates and create functional specifications and detailed design specifications for programs to be developed; convert system designs and technical specifications into program code for complex applications.
  • Champion the use of light-weight architectures, modern web standards, and best practices to optimize application performance and reduce load times.
  • Debug and troubleshoot existing program codes and correct errors as required; provide Level-2 support to resolve systems-related issues.
  • Oversee software releases to production in a controlled, methodical manner and verify systems are stable after patching.
  • Participate as a high-level technical expert in design development, coding, testing, and debugging new software or significant enhancements to existing software for third-party customers; work with technical staff to understand problems with software and develop specifications to resolve them.

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you will need:

  • Bacelor's or Master's Degree in computer science or a related field. 
  • 4 years of experience in architecting and developing large, scalable, distributed or web-based applications.
  • An understanding of component-based software, object-oriented methods, internet technologies, client/services architectures, relational databases, structured development, test methodologies and data warehousing
  • 3 years of experience with Angular 10 and Typescript
  • 2 years of experience with Spring boot
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, TypeScript, Angular, Java 12 or above, Spring framework (Boot), Unix, PL/SQL commands, Apache Tomcat Server
  • Availability to work periodic 24x7 on-call support as required by team’s scheduled rotation.

It would be great if you also have:

  • Agile Certifications (ScrumMaster Certification)
  • Experience with Azure / GCP (Google Cloud Platform) Cloud Hosting
  • Knowledge of any WMS (Warehousing Management Systems)




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: Greensboro