• Data Center Security Specialist - DCSS

    Job Location(s) US-VA-Manassas
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  • Overview

    Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is the global leader in storage and information management services. Iron Mountain is committed to storing, managing and transforming what our customers value most, from paper records to data to priceless works of art and culture. Providing a full suite of solutions – records and information management, data management, digital solutions, data centers and secure destruction – Iron Mountain enables organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and protect their data and assets from a complex world. Visit the company website at www.ironmountain.com for more information.
    Iron Mountain enables 94% of the Fortune 1000 to smartly and securely manage their physical and digital information assets. With unmatched innovation and collaboration, our teams create information management solutions for our customers’ data, no matter what format, location or lifecycle stage it’s in and no matter where it’s kept. We are more than 17,000 people strong and growing. We’ve been a trusted records management leader since 1951.
    Iron Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.



    The Data Center Security Specialist (DCSS) be responsible for securing and protecting the Iron Mountain Data Center.  The DCSS will implement an effective security strategy and program to mitigate risk, safeguard the organization’s human assets, intellectual property, integrity, reputation and physical assets to ensure continuity of operations.  Employee is responsible for the day to day management of all physical security systems to include alarm intrusion, access control CCTV, site touring system and keys and cores. Working in close collaboration with local IT and site security team, is responsible for daily operational support of all security applications.  Employee will complete timely and accurate reporting of all potential risks or threats to IM assets through chain of command while adhering to his/her Post Orders at all times.



    Operate physical security operations, access control, CCTV, and other physical security systems for assigned Iron Mountain Data Centers and provide support for the Iron Mountain business unit to ensure safety and security of personnel, clients, visitors, vendors, property, and assets of the company.

    Train and be knowledgeable on GSS practices and standards as assigned for their post. Conduct tours and investigations as necessary to ensure a secure environment. 

    Conduct incident response and investigations for assigned Data Center locations as requested by the Director of Investigations.

    Act as GSS liaison on site to assist where needed in coordinating cross functional efforts with Real Estate and Facilities, Legal, Human Resources, Audit, InfoSec and Operations Management to provide thorough analysis of security risks.




    Must be experienced with computers, able to understand basic computer networking and database concepts, knowledge of automated security intrusion detection, access control, CCTV, lighting and other related systems and equipment, possess an understanding of life safety issues, and have a general understanding of fire suppression systems.

    Must have excellent interpersonal, administrative, and communication skills, as well as leadership traits.
    Minimum 3 years of progressively responsible security management experience.
    Ability to learn to collaborate with IT, real estate, procurement, HR, and legal to implement policy

    Compliance Obligations:


    It is the responsibility of every Iron Mountain employee:

    • to comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and company policies
    • to exhibit ethical behavior in accordance with our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct 
    • to complete required training within the allotted time frame