Data Center Security – Transitioning Military

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This posted job is for transitioning military service members, veterans, and military spouses.

As a Data Center Security Lead you will be tasked with driving operational security excellence in several separate facilities located within a short driving distance. Your constant vigilance will discover physical security gaps and shortcomings which you will drive to fix immediately. You will interface and direct vendors involved in new security construction, repairs, daily security operations and patrols, and planning. You will extract metrics and observe improvements by looking at hard data. You will make suggestions on improving electronic surveillance and access controls. You will direct efforts to educate data center occupants on false alarm reductions. You will write and implement security process and procedures. Your position will require you to write reports, create presentations and communicate with management on the status of physical security operations.

  • Positions available in VA,WA,OH,CA,OR

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • 4 to 7 years overseeing security operations and personnel
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Well versed in the use of Microsoft Office tools
  • Must be able to travel between local locations
  • Experience in security patrolling and reporting
  • Experience in dealing with security vendors and contractors
  • Experience in running meetings in a focused way
  • Ability to influence others in helping you achieve your security excellence goals
  • This role is for transitioning military/veteran/military spouse

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in access control and video surveillance software applications (eg. LENEL or C-cure)
  • Ability to walk a facility and observe security gaps in physical barriers, security officer procedure, policies, surveillance equipment, and alarm points
  • Drive campaigns to reduce nuisance alarms
  • Experience with workflow ticketing and extraction of performance metrics
  • Investigate accidents, thefts, disturbances, discrepancies
  • Ability to write detailed reports
  • Oversee physical security sub contractors that provide guards, electronic security systems, door construction, door repair, fencing, and access controls
  • Distill overarching security strategy into daily tactics to reach management goals
  • Oversee security construction projects
  • Teach others the proper security processes and methods
  • Military or government security experience a big plus

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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