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Compliance and Security Director- Data Center Colo

Ashburn, VA
This opportunity is with a leading mission-critical data center developer / wholesaler / colo provider.  This firm provides data center solutions custom-fit to the requirements of their client's mission-critical operational facilities. They provide reliability of mission-critical facilities for many of the world's largest organizations.
 
Compliance Director – Data Center Colo
Responsibilities
  • Management of the security program, including development of portfolio-wide technical and procedural standards for physical security protection (access control, monitoring, risk mitigation, emergency and incident response). 
  • Manage and support the compliance and audit functions, enabling all stakeholders to contribute to the success of required annual audits in support of our clients’ own compliance requirements (PCI/DSS, ISO27001, SOC 2, etc.). 
  • Works closely with Operations team to ensure all data center facilities are securely protected with robust physical systems and defined and proven security processes. 
  • Establish clearly-defined standards and framework for standard physical security systems. Work collaboratively with Development and Construction teams to ensure timely deployment and integration of security systems in all new builds. 
  • Support all departments with goal of establishing audit-ready standards and processes for daily use. Identify best-practices to be adopted by all departments throughout the company to facilitate ongoing successful annual audits.
  • Ownership of 3rd party annual compliance audits, including coordination with all departments to support data gathering and reporting. 
  • The successful candidate will be required to develop strong and positive working relationships with department leaders and management across the entire company.
  • Effective communications channels must be established and maintained for the ongoing success of this position.
  • Transparent, comprehensive, and frequent reporting to the management team will be required, including escalation of at-risk tasks and ongoing reporting of key milestone dates and identification of project risks. Dashboard-type reporting will be required to communicate progress of multiple simultaneous security and compliance implementation projects.  
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing security operations in a medium to large enterprise or commercial data center provider. 
  • Thorough understanding of compliance requirements and experience with leading teams through 3rd party compliance audits. 
  • Strong track record of building consensus and collaborative problem solving
  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Management, Business, or a related discipline. 
  • Security certifications preferred (CPP, PSP, etc.). 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of relevant compliance requirements including PCI/DSS, ISO27001, SSAE SOC 1 and 2 required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid leadership and organizational skills
  • Thorough understanding of technical security systems, product innovation, IT aspects of security integration, and industry trends.
  • Understanding of evidence collection and investigative process. 
  • Proven self-starter with attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize workload and attention in a rapidly changing environment
  • Open to about 75% travel
Submittal Instructions:
Please send resumes to resume@pkaza.com  ( resume at pkaza dot com ) with 12650236  in the subject. After applying, if you have further questions, you may call 973-895-5200 and ask for Iggy. You can also submit via our career portal and take a look at other Critical Facility openings we are working on at, http://jobs.pkaza.com

If you are in Data Center Facilities but this opportunity is not what you are looking for let’s still talk. New openings are coming in weekly and others we are not allowed to post. We also not only keep leads confidential but pay for referrals as well.

Company offers competitive salaries and benefits package including medical insurance, a 401(k) plan.
EOE/AA Employer M/F/D/V
 
Peter Kazella & Associates Inc / Pkaza is a third party employment firm. All fees assessed by Pkaza will be paid by our employer that we represent and not by the candidate.

 
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