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Engineer - Security

Atlanta, Georgia

Job Type: Hybrid

Job Category: Technology
Brand: Genuine Parts Company
Job ID: R24_0000007843
Status: Full time

Here, you’ll find a culture that always has its finger on the pulse of ingenuity and innovation. After all, building on our legacy depends on acting with integrity to deliver future-focused transformation — and that’s where you’ll come in. By adding your resourcefulness and out-of-the-box thinking to ours, we’ll be able to achieve great things — both as a team, and as individuals. Whatever your area of IT expertise, we’ll empower you to bring your authentic self to work and support you to do your best work.

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  • Detail-oriented
  • Efficient
  • Focused
  • Multi-tasker
  • Problem-solver
  • Team player
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Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, life and disability insurance, as well as campus health and wellness programs

  • Paid time off, eight company holidays and flexible work schedules available

  • Tuition Reimbursement and professional development opportunities

  • 401(k) Plan with competitive employer matching

  • Onsite cafeteria, coffee stations and break rooms

  • Employee discounts, including NAPA parts, entertainment, technology, appliances, event tickets and more

Job Description

Company Background:

Genuine Parts Company (“GPC” or the “Company”), founded in 1928 and based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading distributor of automotive and industrial replacement parts and value-added services. The Company operates a global portfolio of businesses with more than 10,000 locations across the world. GPC has approximately 50,000 global employees. The Company has operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, France, the U.K., Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and China.

Position Purpose:

The candidate will join the Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Enterprise Security Engineering Team in support of global security operations. As a part of the GPC EST the employee will partner with various teams throughout GPC to help develop security solutions that fit business needs.

  • Research and develop engineering solutions to improve the security posture of GPC.
  • Coordinate with security personnel to evaluate security needs and goals and drive forward solutions to these needs and goals.
  • Improve implementations of existing security tools to include:

    a. Firewall/IPS

    b. SIEM

    c. EDR

    d. Web Security Tools

  • Develop training and processes for GPC EST to use with regards to new security tools / initiatives.
  • Experience with automation
  • Participate in technical training sessions to learn and share knowledge with team and coworkers.
  • Support global security actions to include:

    a. Engineering / Architecture

    b. Incident Response

    c. Operations

    d. Risk Assessments

  • Other duties as assigned


  • GPC has two work locations to choose from, Duluth or Atlanta office.
  • We offer a Flexible Work Policy that permits eligible employees to work a hybrid remote schedule.

Desired Qualifications & Experiences: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer science, related field, or equivalent.
  • 2 years of information technology experience and at least one additional year of information security experience.
  • Entry level cyber security certification (CompTIA Sec+; SSCP, etc…)
  • Preferred certifications: CySA+, CEH, OSCP, or other advanced security certification
  • Experience with evaluating company needs and matching cyber security goals to company business goals.
  • Experience supporting a global environment.
  • Experience writing and developing security policies and standards.
  • Knowledge of compliance standards / regulations (CIS, NIST, OWASP, etc…)
  • Background in implementing host / network / cloud / or application security controls
  • Coding or scripting experience

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GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.

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The coaching and development at GPC has been phenomenal over the years. My managers truly know what is going on in their teams. They are able to guide me and answer questions.

Latisha Ward GPC Data Voice Infrastructure Provisioning Coordinator

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