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Lead Analyst, IT Project Governance and Compliance

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Company: XPO Logistics


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Lead Analyst, Technology and Compliance, you’ll be responsible for supporting the IT Shared Services PMO in examining, evaluating, and verifying processes, procedures, and internal controls to ensure compliance with company policies, SOX and other applicable laws and requirements. You’ll perform ITGCC (IT General Computer Controls) SOX tests on all ITSS applications and processes, manage quality Project Development review of deliverables in compliance with SDLC, own the Project Governance processes, perform IT service management processes in partnership with all ITSS Department Leads, and will be responsible for implementing project management standards and governance framework.


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:

  • Analyze ITSS risks and controls.  Plan and organize business processes for testing.  Ensure compliance with SOX requirements and support the certification process (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual requirements)
  • Ensure deficiencies are adequately documented and remediated on a timely basis.  Recommend options for improvements, and defect resolution. 
  • Analyze and document all systems and controls.  Perform the pre and post implementation of system implementations and in accordance with the Company’s Program Development (PD) Controls and IT General Computer Controls to ensure effective and adequate IT control environment
  • Assist in the review of IT asset information, classification
  • Define and develop project governance structure, ITSS PMO standards and guidance
  • Manage Project Portfolio change management and reporting requirements.   This will include configuring dashboards and project metrics.
  • Assist in tracking project benefits and monitoring project performance against established metrics

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 4 years of experience with medium to large-scale systems supporting various enterprise systems, HR, time and attendance, finance, quality management, safety, learning and development, including systems integration in a global environment
  • SOX IT Compliance, Data Security and Privacy experience for at least 3 years
  • Project SDLC and Governance Framework

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience managing medium-sized information technology projects
  • IT SOX and Compliance
  • Project Governance
  • Knowledge of formal systems development methodologies
  • Master’s degree
  • Knowledge of and/or certifications in IT service management (ITIL, ISO/IEC 20000), project management, Sarbanes Oxley and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Availability to travel up to 25% of the time

Be part of something big.


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.


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 not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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