Associate Security Specialist

Job Description

Associate Security Specialist perform one or a combination of disciplines responsible for supporting components of the IBM Corporate Security program. These components include physical security, emergency planning, information protection, and incident management; they aid management in protecting people/property/information and conducting investigation. The physical security element ensures a safe and secure environment for IBM people and property through a number of measures. Risk analysis of proposed and existing IBM sites examines internal and external threats to IBM to aid management in determining where to situate and what, if any, additional security measures are warranted for a given site. These activities also support the business acquisition and divestitures process. Support the installation and maintenance of security equipment and tools, such as high security key systems and badge readers to secure restricted space. The Emergency Planning program provides a means by which IBM ensures its board of directors that every IBM site globally is prepared to manage crises whether they are caused by natural or man-made disasters.

The Associate Security Specialist acts as advisers to the business, government contact, and implementer of security clearances. Develop global security policies and procedures. The employee guides functional objectives or technologies.

Works under the general direction and in support of a senior staff member. Works independently, with minimal review for completeness, qualitative and goal orientated measures, implementing and maintaining Corporate Security directives.

Performs duties to meet corporate requirements for risk analysis, crisis management, physical security, and maintenance of the organization's programs in general.

Prepares process documents and updates, crafts professional reports, and supplies security related training and education to the greater IBM population.

Participates in projects and operational duties relating to emergency planning, risk assessment, acquisition and divestitures, and physical security.

Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.

Act as the Site Security role for specific location(s) which includes the following as a major part:
Perform daily badge operation and maintain the local badge server as needed
Perform investigation of Security incidents at the location(s)
Provide security advice/support to local BU, project team and/or client to meet their specific requirement
Keep good management on local security equipment. Contact service vendor to repair or check base on SOW requirement
Provide local management for contracted security guard
Keep tracking of Security related cost/expense
Conduct site review, site selection review, hotel review and other reviews required
Perform the Emergency response preparedness, coordinate the drills and emergency response
Keep good communication with local function teams, security related vendors, etc.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Good team player. Effectively utilize group dynamics.
Strong communication skills. Negotiate to define approaches. Utilizes expertise to influence people outside department or function.
Accountable for department results and for activities and/or projects involving multi-functional teams.
Problem Solving: Analyze situations and implement solutions. Creativity and judgment applied to developmental work on different projects.
Solid background on MS office tools, Oral and written English.
Preferable: Experience with clients. Investigation skills. Software development.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


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