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Data Center Security Manager

Job ID: 2297312 | Amazon Data Serv Emirates LLC


AWS Security team is seeking a data center security manager (DSM) to manage and improve site security operations at our data centers. The selected individual will be responsible for managing physical security operations, developing post orders, defining security procedures, handling site incidents, working with security equipment, participating in construction projects and to drive day-to-day process improvement activities and managing vendors.

Duties include ensuring consistent deployment of all required security policies and procedures and participate in re-occurring site audits and reviews and testing new security technologies.

Must have and demonstrate resilient leadership skills, flexibility to work in dynamic environment, exceptional knowledge of security practices and strong written and verbal communication.

Key job responsibilities
Direct and manage contract guard force to run daily data center operations.

Handle site security incidents, escalations or any other security related issues.

Provide after-hours on-call management support and participate in emergent, large scale event response when needed.

Participate in re-occurring data center security audits and reviews.

Executes established compliance processes with AWS policies, standards, guidelines and relevant legal and regulatory requirements.

Provides input on, and may develop security methodologies, policies and procedures.

Write reports and communicate with management on the status of physical security operations.

Oversee new security construction or retrofit projects.

Manage the security P&L for assigned site(s), assist management with financial analysis and contribute to financial decisions for security requirements.

Collaborate with other teams to protect AWS Data Center personnel, information and assets.

We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply as we focus on talented people who are motivated to learn and be successful in our growing industry. The successful applicant will receive comprehensive onboard training as well as continuous support from a local and regional security team. You will also have opportunities to collaborate and engage with various teams across the globe.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in security or related fields; i.e., logistics, transportation, facilities amongst others

4+ years of commercial or industrial work experience.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office software

Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

Proven ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment where numerous systems/applications/software are highly dependent

Proficient English verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail

Strong data-driven decision making and analytical skills


Knowledge of state of the art security technology including access control, alarm (LENEL) & CCTV systems.

CPP/PSP Certification preferred but not a must.

Experience in managing a contract guard force.