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Lead Information Security Engineer


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 Information Security Engineer, you will primarily be responsible for our Cloud and email security tools. You will work with our Information Security, Infrastructure and Development teams, as well our user base to resolve issues and protect our systems.


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’ll do in a typical day:

  • Perform health checks on tools, analyze issues that arise and assist our DFIR team with investigations
  • Work with our training manager on phishing exercises and to review potential attacks
  • Manage and maintain email and Cloud security tools and alerts
  • Work with teams to resolve tickets
  • Meet with vendors to assess new technologies and make recommendations to management
  • Create and manage reports
  • Assist in investigations, perform troubleshooting, regular upgrades and maintenance of our security tools
  • Participate in regular team meetings, perform training on tools to the Security operations team and do regular statistical and risk reporting

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 4 years of experience in information security or a related field
  • Experience in managing / auditing an ISO27001 framework / environment
  • Strong data analysis skills, including experience with querying, analysis and reporting

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 5 years of experience in Information Security working with an enterprise-level company
  • 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
  • Experience with email security technologies such as Proofpoint, O365, Agari, etc.
  • Cloud security experience with one or more providers: Azure, Google, Oracle or AWS
  • 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)
  • 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 architecture design ability to document the security solutions for communication and training
  • Information Security Certification (CISSP, CCSP, etc)

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: Greensboro

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