Security Specialist – Cybersecurity, IS Core

Company Description

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business.” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 15,000 trained professionals
  • 250+ locations worldwide
  • Fortune 500
  • Globally unified systems

Job Description

Expeditors Cybersecurity is committed to and responsible for protecting the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of our data and our customer’s electronic data. The Expeditors Cybersecurity Team focuses priorities through the use of risk-based methodologies. Security requirements, whenever possible, should both improve our security posture and reduce long-term resource requirements.

Security Specialist brings a dedicated operational security focus to all aspects of Information Services. The Security Specialist is exposed to many technologies & disciplines, comprehending complex systems and layered information to identify and clearly communicate risk.

The Cybersecurity team is highly collaborative and communicative internally, within the IS department, and with the company as a whole. Excellent customer service is always priority one.


• Improves and maintains our security operations tooling and processes
• Promotes security awareness across the global organization
• Participates in implementing solutions for protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of our data
• Supports, maintains and troubleshoot network security at all branches across the globe
• Responds to security events across six continents
• Identifies, remediates and mitigates security vulnerabilities
• Conducts risk assessment using a threat modeling method
• Responds to customer request for information and security questionnaires



  • Understanding of Information technology
  • Passionate about Cybersecurity
  • In-depth troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Makes time to be curious
  • Must be able to work from corporate office
  • Must be available for after-hours work (on-call rotation)


  • Broad understanding of operating systems, network securitysoftware security and encryption algorithms and technologies
  • Working knowledge of industry standard technology, such as: IDS/IPS, VPN, DNS, DHCP, WAF, IPv4, IPSEC, RADIUS, TACACS, etc. with practiced experience in one or more of these areas
  • Working knowledge of cybersecurity standards and practices (e.g., access control and system hardening, security policies, and incident handling)
  • Find solutions to complex business problems that address cybersecurity concerns
  • Ability to create and improve cybersecurity processes
  • Fluently translate complex technical information to/from non-technical audiences
  • One or more scripting languages for task automation
  • CISSP, CISM, CEH CNNA or equivalent certification
  • Application or system penetration testing

Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not transfer or sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (such as an H-1B visa) for this opportunity.

Additional Information

Position is full time (40 hours per week) Monday through Friday. We are a business professional attire company.

Expeditors offers excellent benefits:

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Training and Personnel Development Program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Successful candidates must pass a background check.

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