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Network Security Engineer III

Requisition Id:  59600
Business Unit:  Corporate
Location: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we are motivated to change an industry through technology, and we need experienced security professionals who understand the risks and threats facing us as technology changes. As the IT Security Engineer III, you will lead and operate a secure software development program that will enable us to monitor and detect defects and integrate application security into CI/CD. This role is critical in positioning XPO for long-term success.

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:

  • Perform application security assessments and remediation activities as part of the application security program
  • Guide and perform security activities including vulnerability testing and analysis, code review, and static and dynamic code testing
  • Make recommendations on toolset modifications and improvements, improvements on development processes, and production application security support
  • Communicate application security program fundamentals and processes, and act as a consultative partner with the business/developer teams
  • Participate in security projects and collaborate with IT peers to implement security tools and processes
  • Conduct internally-performed risk assessments, penetration tests, and intrusion attempts; provide responses and action plans to external security assessments
  • Participate in IT projects, providing security review and recommendations

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • CISSP certification
  • 5 years of experience in corporate IT security
  • 3 years of application security testing
  • Experience in application technology security testing (white box, black box, and code review)
  • Experience with advanced automation scripting and some kind of automation testing tool (Bsh, shell, java, .net, etc.)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Windows applications; ability to create complex formulas in MS Excel, and quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized, and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • Self-motivated and able to work well with minimal supervision or in a team environment; consult with team members and management as needed
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills with ability to identify and resolve problems
  • Ability to perform complex analysis of data, processes, policies, procedures and/or systems; produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations
  • Ability to identify opportunities to increase accuracy, optimize resources, and develop, recommend, and implement solutions

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

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.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte