The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Special Programs Evaluations Assessments & Response (SPEAR) Team is seeking an experienced and talented physical security Evaluator to join the SPEAR Evaluations America’s East. This position is responsible for performing physical security evaluations of our data facilities in the IAD region. You will join a cadre of experienced and skilled specialists responsible for evaluating the application of physical security, including people, processes and measures. You will identify and document vulnerabilities and provide guidance on the path to resolution, and are responsible for all written reports related to the evaluations you conduct. You will participate in the development, analysis, and implementation of physical security standards and identify areas for improvement.
As a SPEAR Evaluator, you partner and work directly with other AWS Physical Security Teams, AWS Management, and customers to aid in the real-world application of physical security to existing and new data facilities. You will also review new and cutting-edge technology and security measures for possible application to the existing suite of security processes and measures to enhance the security posture of our data facilities.
You must be able to work at all levels from the theoretical knowledge of physical security protection systems and principles, to the practical application and real-world implementation of processes and measures. The Physical Security Industry Specialist must execute detailed evaluations of our existing facilities, identifying areas which can be improved to enhance the physical security posture of each site. To meet these requirements and ensure the delivery of the team’s mission, the position requires extensive global travel, amounting to 50% on average.
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Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.
Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded Evaluator and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
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The preferred qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job:
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