XPO Logistics

Senior Security Engineer

Network Security Engineer in Charlotte, NC

Posted 2019-11-04

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we’re out to transform transportation logistics through technology, and our multimillion-dollar commitment to IT underscores its importance to our vision. As the Security Engineer, you will be responsible for performing, facilitating and documenting the complex analysis, development and testing of security methodologies and technologies. You’ll utilize your knowledge and experience with incident response, threat analysis, governance, risk management and compliance to help keep our operations running smoothly. Become a part of our rapidly growing global team and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations.

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:

Provide engineering support to all IT and security technical towers
Review and analyze the security of business requirements, as well as the design of solutions for new and existing applications; determine scope and gather work estimates for security projects
Identify and evaluate security vendor software and integration strategies
Create and maintain functional and technical design specifications and solutions to satisfy security project requirements
Identify and implement appropriate testing strategies
Execute all steps required to deploy/implement the application solution
Initiate and help establish guidelines and controls
Work under established guidelines and controls, including CES corporate compliance, technical standards and best practices
What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

Solid background in security architecture, including a deep understanding of computer operating systems, VMware, Windows 7/10, Windows Server (2008 – current), Linux and Cloud technologies
Experience at deploying, tuning, managing and troubleshooting Endpoint Protection Technologies
Proficiency in basic network troubleshooting, including LAN, WAN and wireless topologies
Experience designing and incorporating technical security controls that align to industry standards (ISO27001, NIST 800-53r4)
Experience designing and managing security controls within service providers and the Cloud
Strong knowledge of data and information flows, information governance and network protocols; knowledge of wider information security-related principles, likely to be gained in industry or from a background in consulting
Demonstrated ability to translate business and nonfunctional requirements to establish security controls that ensure a proper security design can be architected; ability to document the security solutions for communication and training
It’d be great if you also have:

Experience with Active Directory GPO configuration
Cloud experience with one or more providers: Azure, Google, Oracle or AWS
Operational and technical experience with all of the following or their industry equivalents: McAfee Web Gateway, CA Identity Minder, McAfee Suite (HIPS, DLP, AV, etc.), Insight VM/Nexpose, IBM QRadar, Tripwire, HP Fortify, Zscaler Web Proxy, Proofpoint Email Protection/TAP, Tanium Endpoint Protection, Palo Alto Advanced Network IDS/IPS and Cylance Endpoint Protection
Strong knowledge of and experience with designing and implementing technical security solutions with CASB products
Proven track record of successfully delivering business requirements on time and within budget
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Company summary

Named one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune magazine, XPO is a global leader in logistics and transportation, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. We invest over $500 million a year in technology, partnering with many of the world’s most renowned companies to future-proof their supply chains. It all starts with having world-class tech talent on our team.

Join us in redefining how goods move around the globe: creating virtual marketplaces, connecting robotics in warehouses, and using machine learning to manage over 7 billion inventory units a day. From award-winning software apps to data analytics and AI, we’re creating disruptive technology that touches every part of the economy.


Competitive compensation; generous benefits package; full health insurance (medical, dental and vision); 401 (k), life insurance; disability.

Interview process

While our interview process varies, generally you can expect a phone or video interview followed by 1-2 onsite interviews.

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