Threat Assessment Manager, Physical Security

Uber Overview

About us

We're changing the way people think about transportation. Not that long ago we were just an app to request premium black cars in a few metropolitan areas. Now we're a part of the logistical fabric of more than 500 cities around the world. Whether it's a ride, a sandwich, or a package, we use technology to give people what they want, when they want it.

For the people who drive with Uber, our app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, we help strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.

And that's just what we're doing today. We're thinking about the future, too. With teams working on autonomous trucking and self-driving cars, we're in for the long haul. We're reimagining how people and things move from one place to the next.

Job Description

Physical Security - United States

This position can be based anywhere in the US near a major airport, but will be focused on San Francisco and Washington DC.

The Physical Security team is dedicated to protecting all things Uber - with a major focus on our most important asset, our people. Identifying, assessing, and appropriately responding to threats against our employees is a critical part of achieving that mission.

The Threat Assessment Manager will lead the efforts to build a threat assessment program for Physical Security. This will include creating an objective framework for how we respond to threats, building processes for a cross-functional response, and implementing ways to measure risk to the business and effectiveness of response in this area. The successful candidate for this role will be an organized thinker with a solid foundation in threat management principles and the ability to creatively problem solve with those skills. Someone who is eager to understand the unique challenges that Uber faces from every angle, and lead in the implementation of solutions.

What You'll Do

  • Build a framework for how Uber intakes, assesses, responds to, and measures threats against the business
  • Set the strategy for how the business addresses threats
  • Provide expertise and consultation to Executive Leadership on high threat incidents
  • Align and train with key stakeholders on other teams to improve partnership
  • Partner with Regional Security Managers to ensure global alignment
  • Build and implement global processes

What You'll Need

  • Master's or Doctorate in Psychology, or Behavioral Science
  • Experience working complex BTAM cases
  • Ability to build process, strategy and execute assessment techniques at scale
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, communication and written skills to influence and instill confidence at all levels and in all functions/geographies.
  • Enthusiasm for solving problems and implementing creative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to take the initiative in finding and implementing solutions
  • Capable of fostering a culture of Trust, Honesty, and Integrity
  • Experience working across geographies and cultures
  • Travel as required to get things done

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