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Facilities & Security Manager

Job ID: R0104791 Location: Austin, Texas, United States of America
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Austin, United States of America

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.


The Site Security Manager will support the Austin, Texas facility and teams in all matters of physical and logical security. Ensuring the ongoing compliance of internal and external security requirements such as ISO27001, NIST 800 series, Common Criteria, NASPO, CJIS, GSM SAS, PCI and Thales DIS corporate security policies.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all local functions of physical & logical security management.
  • Direct and consult with appropriate teams in identifying, developing, implementing, and maintaining security processes, practices and policies to reduce risks, respond to incidents, and limit exposure and liability in areas of information, financial, physical, personnel and reputational risk.
  • Define, update and implement site security policies based on company security policies, procedures and accepted practices.
  • Manage the security awareness training program for employees, contractors, and visitors on company security policies, procedures and best practices.
  • Interface with certification agencies for audits.
  • Evaluate current risks, threats, and systems to ensure the highest standard of physical and logical security is achieved and maintained.
  • Assess need for any security reconfigurations (minor or significant).
  • Design, enhance and support physical security systems made up of physical and logical access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, identity management, and monitoring systems.
  • Contribute to the development and/or improvement of policies, processes and procedures.
  • Manage the site safety program and Crisis Management Team participation as appropriate.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  • At least 4 years of experience as an IT Security Analyst or related technical position
  • Prior experience with industry standards i.e. with at least two of the following:  PCI DSS, NASPO, CJIS, NIST800 series, CMMC, Common Criteria, ISO27001, SOC1, SOC2
  • At least 4 years with IT audit and compliance
  • Prior experience with IT vulnerability management and penetration testing
  • Prior experience with physical security and data center management
  • Relevant experience with Incident and Change management
  • Good understanding of Microsoft operating systems
  • Strong written and verbal communicator 
  • Must be a US citizen per CFIUS requirements (dual citizenship is allowed with clearance from US Department of Justice
  • Subject to standard pre-employment background check, fingerprinting and drug screen
  • Subject to post-hire third party background checks with the Department of Justice, the FBI and other state government agencies
  • Annual employment background check screening

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, ISP, Cloud Security related certifications

Are you ready to be part a part of something big? If your skills, experience and attitude are a match and you’re looking for an exciting challenge, please apply now using the link below and we will be in touch.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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For United States Candidates

Thales is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age or any other characteristic protected by law. Please read Thales Equal Opportunity Policy Statement. Please read our Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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