Data Center Security Specialist

Sydney, New South Wales, AUS

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Job summary
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking to hire a highly motivated, customer-obsessed individual to provide remote support to our Data Center Infrastructure Operations across the APAC Region. (Data Center Security Specialist)


The successful candidate will support the Data Center Physical Security Team with the implementation of AWS’s security policies and procedures at AWS Data Center(s). You will also be responsible for coordinating physical security operations, testing and conducting audit reviews of the Physical Security Program, provide support to contractors and all stakeholders within the Data Center. You will possess a willingness to learn new skills and build relationships with internal and external partners to maintain and enhance the safety and security standards of our Data Center operations. We invite candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply for this role as training will be provided.


This position will be a control room based environment and following a shift rotation schedule.


Roles and Responsibilities
· Interface with and assist in mobilizing vendors involved in system repairs and new security construction
· Coordinate the activities of a professional contract guard force
· Oversee individual security vendor deliverables, track service delivery and request corrective actions from vendors as needed
· Foster working relationships to educate data center stakeholders on false alarm reductions
· Extract metrics and observe improvements by looking at and analyzing data
· Verify Data Center security programs are delivered to meet defined global security standards
· Develop strategies for improving electronic surveillance and access controls
· Draft reports and prepare presentations on the status of physical security operations
· Collaborate with managers in writing and implementing security processes and procedures
· Serve as a customer advocate by identifying security-related opportunities and crafting innovative solutions that maintain uncompromising security standards




Basic Qualifications


· 1+ year of experience working in a standards-based professional work environment
· 1+ year of experience collecting, analyzing, and utilizing data to drive process and system improvement, and effect quality assurance
· 1+ year of experience with Microsoft Office tools

Preferred Qualifications

· Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
· 1+ year working in an operations, physical security or equivalent environment
· 1+ year of experience with security software systems such as Lenel
· 1+ year of experience of video surveillance equipment
· 2+ years of experience collecting, analyzing, and utilizing data
· Participated in an Integrated Project Team or served as part of team to complete a general project
· 2+ years of experience compiling reports
· 1+ years of demonstrated leadership skills
· 1+ years of incident response & management experience
· 3+ years of experience with Microsoft Office tools

Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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