Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure and Operations (MCIO) is the engine that powers Microsoft's cloud services. We deliver the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's over 200 online businesses including Bing, MSN, Office 365, Xbox Live, Skype, OneDrive and the Microsoft Azure platform. Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our portfolio is built and managed by a team of subject matter experts to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.
The Datacenter Physical Security team (DCPS), sits within MCIO and among other duties is responsible for the physical security of all critical infrastructure facilities worldwide. We manage strategic and tactical activities to ensure this is achieved in a very fast paced, high tech environment, working with multiple stakeholders and priorities.
DCPS is looking for a motivated and talented individual to primarily partner with the Datacenter Execution (DCX) and Datacenter Operations (DCO) teams to ensure those teams and MCIO at large (and their suppliers) remain compliant with internal and external, including federal government-established, security requirements. Specifically, the role holder will help ensure compliance with confidentiality, information/material handling, and Operations Security (OpSec) requirements for primarily the procurement, pre-construction, construction, and operational lifecycle phases of datacenter programs supporting unique customers and initiatives, including projects and programs for the U.S. Government. Preferably, the individual will have significant experience working within/for U.S Government programs that require a security clearance, and subject matter expertise in integrating U.S. Government requirements into the private sector, preferably in companies that have a diverse workforce and design, construct, and operate facilities.
This position reports to the Director of Security Operations within DCPS and must be an experienced thought leader and a team player, possess strong communication, collaboration, and relationship management skills, and effectively manage a demanding workload in the execution of multiple concurrent projects and work streams across organizational boundaries.
Develop, create, implement, and manage physical and operations security (OpSec) policies, plans, processes and training material that position MCIO to operate in a manner that is compliant with relevant U.S. Government (and/or other unique environment) security standards and requirements for the physical design, construction, and operation of highly confidential and regulated projects.
Document and improve processes around confidentiality, security, and compliance to make program ecosystems more efficient, simplified, scalable, and productive.
Monitor and audit field sites and supplier processes and methods to assess the state and health of physical and program security.
Receive notifications of incidents and events, assess, and drive root cause analysis (RCA) and remediation plans appropriately.
Collaborate across internal groups, external suppliers, and customers.
Oversee assigned projects to ensure they are delivered in accordance with established requirements, deadlines, and applicable compliance obligations, laws, standards, regulations, and company policy.
Provide subject matter expertise on topics such as: confidentiality, citizenship requirements, security clearances, and information sharing and operations security protocols to internal teams who do not understand or typically work with those kinds of boundaries in mind.
Maintain confidentiality, information and material handling, and privacy without exception.
Represent Microsoft in engagements with external entities and the U.S. Government.
US Government Security Clearance: Candidates must have an active US Government TS security clearance and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with polygraph), or have an active TS/SCI (with polygraph). This role will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI (with polygraph) clearance.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY
5+ years’ experience successfully managing large scale confidentiality, compliance, and OpSec programs for or supporting the U.S. Government.
Candidates must have an active US Government TS security clearance and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with polygraph), or have an active TS/SCI (with polygraph). This role will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI (with polygraph) clearance.
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Business degree, or other college degree related to security management.
An expertise in confidentiality and preventing information disclosures via human action/error, with an understanding of the ecosystem and processes that enable the end to end physical design, construction, delivery, and operations of datacenters and secure environments.
Prior experience working in a private sector Facility Security Office (FSO).
Confident and skilled in preparing and delivering procedures, training, presentations and briefings to vendors/suppliers, customers, senior leaders, and executives.
Experience making and influencing good decisions that impact mission-critical, 24x7 operations environments.
Strong work and compliance ethic, and the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a dynamic and high-pressure environment.
Ability to travel approximately 20% of the time in both planned and unplanned scenarios.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products for business.
Analytical and process improvement skills to produce data driven insights and associated process changes.
Thought leadership and subject matter expertise to deliver one or more large programs and services while increasing standardization, simplification, and automation.
Ability to change plans, goals, actions, and priorities in response to an evolving business environment with awareness to operate as a champion for course corrections when necessary.
Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security background screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements currently include, but may change, and are not limited to:
Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.
Microsoft Cloud Screen Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Screen background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter while in this role.
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Internal Number: 433506
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