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At Amazon we believe that every day is still day one. A day to take a first step. A day to look forwards to new challenges. And today is that day for you. It's your day to be part of something great. A day to make your ideas come to life. And your day to join a company that redefines itself every day. That's the energy and passion behind Amazon.
For our data centers in London we are looking for Data Centre Security Managers (DSM) to manage our day by day security guarding operation and the Security Control Room.
While on duty, the DSM is responsible for the execution of the Security Program in the Data Centre cluster. The DSM provides on-site direction and guidance to the contract security officers via their chain of command to ensure proper execution and enforcement of security policies and procedures set forth by AWS. Also the DSM assists in investigations upon request and under the direct leadership of the Cluster Security Manager.
• Respond swiftly and calmly to Security situations as they arise, based on the direction of the Cluster or Regional Security Manager
• Support the on-site contractor Security team as the primary security contact during the shift and provides guidance based upon existing Physical Security Standards and local SOP's.
• Reports all unusual events to the Cluster Manager in a timely manner.
• Provide guidance and direction to the contract security officers to maximize the effectiveness of the Security department
• Produce and modify Amazon.com identification badges using a computer based badge program. Coordinate with Security Operations Center (SOC) to problem solve badge issues
• Proficiently utilize and monitor the access control and alarm monitoring system in use (LENEL) and the integrated CCTV monitoring system
• Efficiently cooperates and coordinates with the Security Operation Center (SOC) during security incidents or any other security related matter.
• Develop specific knowledge of the various operational process paths within the Data Center to identify security vulnerabilities and produce mitigation solutions, as well as being able to effectively conduct investigations
• Monitor the Data Center for compliance of company security policies and responding to any security issues noted
• Perform various security inspections, audits and investigations as required and as instructed.
• Use the information gathered to complete detailed computer based incident reports
• Capable of learning and using company tools for data gathering for security purposes and data analysis
• Ability to work and travel as required by the business needs, including weekends and on-call requirements.


• Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office with a good working knowledge of Excel
• Good analytical skills and an understanding of quality assurance tools and techniques
• Demonstrated knowledge of physical security best practices to include but not limited to application of physical security systems, investigation techniques, management of contract security guards and incident management and workplace safety.
• 10+ years of experience within similar role in the public or commercial security industry.
• Good leadership skills and experience of incident management and management of team performance and their development
• Ability to handle confidential information with care
• Ability to integrate into an international work environment with a willingness to travel on company business.
• Must be prepared and have the ability to work and travel to Data Centres pan-cluster whilst on-call


• 4 years plus experience in Physical Security and Corporate Security
• Considerable knowledge of state of the art security technology including access control & CCTV systems. (Experience with the Access Control & Alarm Monitoring Systems is a plus)
• Security Industry Qualifications/Certification or Bachelors Degree
• Experience in managing small teams or contract guard force
Job Sector
Security & Safety
Job Position
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