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About Transfix:
 
Transfix, named to Forbes’ “Next Billion-Dollar Startups” list, is the leading transportation solutions provider whose digital brokerage marketplace and logistics software offerings are helping transform the $800 billion trucking industry. Since its founding in 2013, Transfix has been driven by a mission to deliver simple, smart, and sustainable solutions for shippers and carriers, powered by people and technology.
 
Here at Transfix, we are not only building incredible technology solving some of the world’s biggest, most complex, and most important challenges in the freight and logistics industry; We are also helping protect our environment and are passionate about making the world a better place by increasing sustainability and eliminating the extreme amount of waste that currently exists in our industry.
 
By combining deep industry expertise and a best in class carrier network with cutting-edge technology, Transfix is reimagining the world of transportation. Transfix works with some of the largest Fortune 500 companies such as Staples, Unilever, Target and Wayfair rely on Transfix to handle their most important FTL freight needs. With instant pricing, algorithmic matching, superior service, and unmatched intelligence, Transfix is optimizing the supply chain from start to finish. 
 
The problems we solve everyday are real and require creativity, grit, and determination. Recognized as one of Built In’s Best Places to Work 2021, Transfix is building a culture that challenges norms while fostering experimentation and personal growth. We’re hiring team members who are passionate and are energized by the vision to simplify and transform one of the largest and most complex industries through technology, data and a strong commitment to customers. 

About the Role:

Transfix is on an exciting growth path, and we are looking for a Portfolio Manager to join our Pricing & Growth Strategy team. In this newly created, highly analytical and strategic role, you’ll have a critical impact on our thriving business by determining the optimal growth strategies for our marketplace. You’ll partner with our Finance, Data, Pricing, Commercial, and Executive teams to develop models and strategies to accelerate our business and drive growth in opportunities with the highest potential.  

If you are an analytical problem solver, and the idea of delving deep into insights, data, and market realities to drive business strategy sounds up your alley, please keep reading!

*Note: While this role may be fully remote or hybrid out of our New York, NY or Atlanta, GA offices, we are prioritizing candidates who are based in Eastern and Central time zones.

In this Role You Will:

  • Build portfolio construction models that dynamically update based on market shifts, customer growth, customer acquisition, and expansion into new modes
  • Leverage models & knowledge of the marketplace to align, allocate, and optimize on the priorities of the business, and drive strategies that ensure we meet financial goals
  • Balance risk management across portfolio of customers, exposure to market shifts, and investment into new offerings/modes
  • Provide recommendations on which US regions to drive supply/demand growth for our marketplace, industries to target based on shipper growth projections, and ideal balance of spot and contract based on market forecasts
  • Partner closely with the Finance team to ensure company goals are driving aggressive growth, aligned with our customer portfolio, and adapting to evolving freight markets
  • Work alongside our Commercial teams to identify growth potential within our current and future customers, optimize our freight marketplace across the country, and identify partnerships with innovative companies
  • Collaborate with our world-class Data Science, Product, & Engineering teams to evolve our sophisticated market forecasts, develop tools to navigate volatile freight markets, and explore innovative solutions that bring value to customers while generating consistent volume, revenue, and margin
  • Partner with executive leadership to coordinate efforts across the organization and ensure growth strategies are aligned with long term company goals

You’re an Excellent Fit for this Role if You Bring:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience in a finance portfolio management, financial analyst, or trading role, specifically fixed income or multi-sector
  • A deep understanding of financial & economic concepts and their implications, with a proven track record of success in informing business strategies through quantitative and qualitative research
  • Advanced modeling skills through the use of Excel, SQL, and/or other relevant programming
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex strategies to a range of stakeholders and audiences
  • Keen problem-solving skills with a bias toward action; you have a proven ability to synthesize known and unknown factors to identify opportunity, and then drive action on those opportunities quickly
  • Risk Management experience, with an understanding of seasonality and success developing portfolio construction models across adjacent or similar industries
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, with the ability to work independently on a range of projects with limited direction
  • Excited to collaborate across various teams and thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment

You’re a Mile Ahead if You Have:

  • Experience within the freight, logistics, or supply chain industry

What You can Expect from Transfix:

  • While this role may be fully remote or hybrid out of our New York, NY or Atlanta, GA offices, we are prioritizing candidates who are based in Eastern and Central time zones.
  • This role offers market-competitive annual base salary, as well as equity in Transfix
  • We offer 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision health benefit premiums. That's $0 out of your paycheck!
  • We offer 3 months of parental leave, fertility coverage, childcare support, pet insurance, gym reimbursement, unlimited sick days, generous PTO, and have 7 company holidays + 3 floating holidays.
  • Career growth! We are growing quickly and prioritize developing our teams to meet their full potential and promoting from within.
  • A commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice, and Sustainability. Approximately 40% of our executive Leadership team is female, and half of our employee population is BIPOC. We have several incredible Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), such as [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] and [email protected], and are committed to continuously improving diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice every single day

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Transfix is deeply committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in our hiring, programming, and in our work both internally and externally. We recognize how critical diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice are to achieving our mission, our growth, and our success. In support of this commitment, some of our focuses include (but are not limited to):
  • Developing policies, procedures, and services to our employees, carriers, and shippers that uplift and protect to prevent inequalities
  • Building relationships among our employees, customers, and supporters that are reflective of our community
  • Prioritizing the inclusion of diverse communities and underrepresented groups in internal leadership
  • Fostering a culture of compassion, empathy, open-mindedness, compassion, and inclusivity
  • Creating and maintaining opportunities for continuous education, discourse, and engagement related to issues of equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice
Transfix is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Transfix are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, and are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law. It is Transfix’s policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity. Transfix does not and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Transfix encourages applicants of all ages.
 
To all recruitment agencies: Transfix does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be held responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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What are Transfix Perks + Benefits

Transfix Benefits Overview

Transfix covers 100% medical benefits for all full-time employees, as well as provides flexible paid vacation.

We have amazing catered lunches every Friday, and a kitchen that is stocked with snacks / drinks throughout the week. Depending on the season, we have avocados for days. Not to mention, there's enough cold brew on tap to win the Kentucky Derby!

Lastly, we have a cultural committee called "Guardians of the Galaxy" that meets bi-monthly to make sure each month has it's fair share of fun office events. Maintaining a fun and inclusive office culture that keeps employees engaged it very important to us.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Team workouts
Transfix's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga and fitness classes weekly.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Transfix sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Transfixers enjoy free lunch on Fridays from restaurants around NYC.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
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Additional Perks + Benefits

Our Medical, Vision, and Dental plans are 100% paid—we got you covered!

An Insider's view of Transfix

What are some social events your company does?

Transfix has a culture committee dedicated towards creating events that cater to our team’s unique interests. From Game Night to Transfixgiving Dinner, our events are a healthy mix of both in-house team bonding to outdoor team building experiences.

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