Information Security Specialist in Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted 09/07/21

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 


  • Largest Publicly traded logistics company in North America with 97,000 employees, 1,500 locations and over 50,000 customers in 30 countries
  • Portfolio includes less-than-truckload (LTL), freight brokerage, last mile, intermodal, drayage and global forwarding services
  • Operating approximately 800 warehouses with 200 million square feet of space they are the second largest third-party contract logistics provider globally
  • Multi-billion dollar business model that embraces a fast-paced and innovative culture with heavy growth by way of acquisition


  • Company offers upward mobility and promotion from within
  • Excellent benefits and team oriented work environment
  • Global company with an outstanding reputation and great tenure


  • Charlotte (Hybrid)


  •  Conducts information security reviews of business partners and third parties using XPO processes and standards using questionnaires or through virtual assessments.
  • Identify information security deficiencies or risks to appropriate parties. Provide escalation path for information security issues, incidents, and enquiries.
  • Provide accurate, valid and appropriate responses in a timely manner to security questionnaires provided by prospective and current customers and business partners.
  • Support sales organization with BIDs, RFP, RFI, proposals and contract processes by interpreting and answering security-related requirements and questions. Create security overview and FAQ documents / templates.
  • Develop, update/refresh, and publish information security policies, standards, and guidelines, including annual review processes.
  • Perform system assessment or gap analysis for businesses, environments, or applications to verify that appropriate security standards and/or benchmarks are in place.
  •  Leads remediation activities for Information Security standards gaps identified as part of assessments and observations.
  •  Under the guidance of BISOs, work with businesses and technology teams to capture exception requests and information and ensure non-compliance issues, exception justification, mitigation controls and risks are appropriately captured. Escalate issues to BISOs as needed.
  • Perform security assessments for new projects – this includes but not limited to new application development projects, data center build, network enhancements, or any other new technology or infrastructure build/enhancements
  • Develop KPI and prepare reporting metrics for InfoSec consulting function and progress on enhancements initiatives.
  •  Research, develop, deploy, and implement automation and efficiency tools to maximize output
  •  Assist with other GRC activities as required.


  • Strong leadership skills
  • Problem solving & analysis
  • Process driven and has eye for detail
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good collaboration and interpersonal skills, self-motivated, willingness to take on challenges and adaptability to change
  • System/Software Requirements:
  • Microsoft Office Suite, strong Excel required; Visio preferred


  • Employee Type: Contract
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date Posted: 09/07/21
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