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SOC Analyst at XPO Logistics, Inc.

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina





Job Description:

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 a SOC Analyst, you will be part of a cybersecurity team that brings together processes and technologies to continuously monitor and improve XPO’s security posture through collaboration across the organization. We will immerse you in a rapidly growing environment fueled by achievement and a tenacious team spirit, and make sure you have the tools, resources and support to build a career you are not only proud of, but one you love. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into a challenge, we have just the opportunity you are looking for.

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:


  • Work alongside a talented and maturing team conducting cybersecurity analysis, including working with an outsourced level1 SOC and insourced Level2 SOC function

  • Review, analyze, troubleshoot and drive issue resolution utilizing different data feeds, such as SIEMs, intelligence feeds, threat detection systems, IDS/IPS, antivirus servers and vulnerability management scanners

  • Collaborate with the Forensics, Security Engineering and Threat & Vulnerability Management teams for investigations, as well as incident response and forensics capabilities and processes

  • Partner with the broader security engineering and operations team to manage SIEM platforms, including design and engineering; and develop process and program documentation as needed

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience

  • 4 years of related SOC experience

Experience in creating process and procedure documentation for a SOC operation


  • Experience with ServiceNow Sec Ops integrations with SOC process

  • Demonstrated experience with data analysis, documentation and reporting

It’d be great if you also have:


  • GCIH, GCIA or other industry-relevant certification(s)

  • Knowledge of SIEM technology with experience working with Splunk Enterprise Security

  • Familiarity with intrusion detection methodologies and techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions; incident response and handling methodologies; computer networking concepts and protocols; industry-standard and organizationally accepted analysis principles and methods; and network security methodologies

  • Knowledge of the corporate cybersecurity threat landscape, cyber threats and vulnerabilities, system and application security threats and vulnerabilities, and tactics and targets of Nation State actors and APTs

  • Familiarity with Cloud structure and security monitoring capabilities for AWS, Azure and O365

  • Knowledge of fundamental SOC performance metrics, penetration testing principles, tools and techniques, and network traffic analysis methods

Be part of something big.#LI-CM2

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.