Senior Director, Purple Team - Remote


Logistics at full potential. 


At GXO, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


As the Senior Director of the Purple team will support the CISO in providing strategic leadership of two key InfoSec functions; SOC/DFIR (security operations, incident response and forensics) and TVM (threat intelligence, vulnerability management, offensive security). The role will ensure that our monitoring and incident response capabilities are world-class, constantly evolving and highly tested. Further to this they will ensure constant awareness and understanding of the threat landscape and ensure that no stone is left unturned in avoiding the introduction of vulnerabilities into the estate, detecting all existing vulnerabilities, and driving remediation.


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:

  • Drive compliance to logging and monitoring policies and standards to ensure maximum coverage and visibility
  • Define, enhance, and test the incident response plan to ensure readiness in the event of any level of cyber incident.
  • Comprehensively identify, categorize, and prioritize all vulnerabilities in the estate. Implement advance reports, analytics, and dashboards to allow relevant teams to better remediate vulnerabilities.
  • Lead, motivate and train the teams to be true SMEs that are fully aligned with current threat trends and industry best practice.
  • Seek maximum value from systems and suppliers and manage the team budget.
  • Implement innovate methods (including AI) to utilize the latest technologies in increasing performance, reducing risk, and defending against similarly innovative attacks.
  • Manage relevant MSSPs and internal systems to ensure maximum performance and value.
  • Identify all vulnerabilities in the estate and facilitate vulnerability eradication.
  • Define and implement short-, medium- and long-term strategy for the 2 functions in accordance with threat landscape, industry trends and best-practice.
  • Implement and track relevant KPIs and KRIs and develop executive and technical reports and dashboards to demonstrate progress and identify focus areas

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 7 years of relevant experience in roles related to technology product strategy
  • 3+ years in InfoSec teams involving senior business leader engagement
  • Demonstrated success in developing and implementing digital strategies that drive significant business impact and enhance operational efficiency
  • Willingness to adapt to evolving technologies, market trends and drive innovation within the organization

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 10+ years of experience in Technology
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Supply Chain or Logistics experience.
  • Leadership experience

We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.


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.

GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


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 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. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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