Regional Security Manager

Employer: Amazon Web Services UK Limited
Job ID  :  364296

Job Description

Regional Security Manager

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking to hire a highly motivated, best-in-class Data Center Security Manager to manage the physical security at our data centers.

You will be responsible for managing the on-site operational physical security of our Data Centers and will have a thorough knowledge of access control systems and process, guard force management, contract management, vendor management, risk assessment & management, reporting security metrics, security audits and incident reporting.

You will also understand and maintain compliance requirements with regional, EU and US government standards such as (SOC1, SOC2 and ISO27001). You will also be responsible for the implementation of new processes and adherence to existing Amazon policy and procedure relating to security guarding, media security, CCTV monitoring and the protection of customer data. You will also be required to work closely with other Amazon teams to deliver tight project schedules on time and within budget. You will be required to communicate status updates and ensure adherence to tight schedules and deadlines.

You will possess exceptional people management skills and will build relationships with internal and external partners to maintain and enhance the security and safety of Amazon. You will coordinate physical security (security services, access control and CCTV systems, site surveys), investigations, risk/threat assessments. You will supervise employees and contractors performing specific security and safety objectives and monitor vendor performance and expenses.

You will be required to manage the daily operations of the vendors providing services, training and risk assessment; conduct investigations of Code of Conduct and other violations as needed. Collaborate with other teams within Amazon (DC Engineering, DC Operations, etc.) and outside of Amazon (Vendors, Emergency Services, etc.) as they relate to daily operations. Develop security plans for on-site special events and other unique security situations to assure proper access control and evacuation procedures are followed. Perform data analysis and create benchmarking to support risk assessments and threat identification. Partner with Data Center Engineering and other Amazon business units to identify safety and security deficiencies, and develop customized policies and procedures to gain compliance with regulations internal and external to Amazon.As part of a global team in this space you will also be required to work with peers in other geographic regions and travel as required by Amazon.

Basic Qualifications
- > 10 years of security operations and/or law enforcement experience
- At least 5 years in a leadership role
- Extensive experience in law enforcement or corporate security
- Experience in designing and implementing investigative tactics including interviewing and documentation
- Significant experience in conducting risk assessments, risk management, planning and auditing
- High ethical standards with proven ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information; excellent judgment, discretion and diplomacy

Preferred Qualifications
- Must exhibit excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail.
- People management skills
- Demonstrable decision making abilities
- Preferred Qualifications
- BA/BS or higher degree with a strong academic record preferred.
- Considerable knowledge of laws and practices of investigations,security related matters and workplace safety
- Considerable knowledge of current security technology including access control, CCTV, identification and special applications
- Experience in working overseas partners with an understanding of diversity