• Security Officer- Data Center (Top Secret Clearance needed)

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

    Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), founded in 1951 and ranked as a Forbes 2018 America’s Best Employers, is the global leader for storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 225,000 organizations around the world, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts. Providing solutions that include information management, digital transformation, secure storage, secure destruction, data centers, cloud services and art storage and logistics, Iron Mountain helps customers lower cost and risk, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and enable a digital way of working. Visit www.ironmountain.com for more information.


    The Officer, Safety & Security will need Active DoD Top Secret Clearance. This Officer has the task of monitoring and safeguarding the human assets, intellectual property, integrity, reputation and physical assets to ensure continuity of operations. This may be one of the first Iron Mountain employees that many customers and visitors will encounter. The demeanor, appearance and professional attitude that this person displays with customers, clients or visitors will significantly impact their initial impression of Iron Mountain. Strict adherence to the safety and security policies by these Officers will help establish and maintain a safe and secure working environment for customers and will reinforce Iron Mountain’s commitment to both security and total customer satisfaction.  


    Key Responsibilities:


    • Control and monitor daily entry and exit of individuals and vehicles into and out of the facility addressing both safety and security concerns. Deter unauthorized individuals and/or vehicles from entering the facility. Monitor security and fire alarm system as well as designated CCTV covered assets and respond to alarms and/or potential security breaches in accordance with established procedures.
    • Conduct routine visual inspection of key assets and locations within the facility through scheduled roving foot and vehicle patrols, both inside and on the outside perimeter of the facility, throughout the year and in all weather conditions.   
    • Assist customers, tenants and visitors as needed with safety and security issues and concerns, as well as with directions and general guidance regarding facility.
    • Appropriately document any significant security and safety incidents and complete reports in accordance with established policy and procedures. 
    • Perform badging access for all customers, visitors, vendors, contractors, in accordance with visitor entry request documentation.


    Functional Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:


    • Daily face-to-face dialogue with a wide variety of individuals and personalities ranging from entry-level customers and employees to corporate executives and high-level government officials.
    • Ability to maintain a professional and courteous demeanor during stressful situations, while providing clear instructions and alleviating any confusion regarding policies and procedures, is required. Quick situational assessments and decision making is necessary to maintain the safety and security of the facility.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal, administrative, and communication skills.
    • Able to learn and understand basic computer networking and database concepts, maintain knowledge of physical access control systems, CCTV, and other related systems and equipment.
    • Able to work effectively in a fast pace and changing environment.                                             
    • Able to read, comprehend, and follow documentation written in English.
    • Familiarity with Data Center environment preferred.
    • Candidates should have prior firearms experience.
    • Two or more years of experience in Security, Law Enforcement, Corrections or Military (active or reserve) preferred.
    • Must be 21 years of age
    • Maintain mandated CPR/AED, possible Firearm, Handcuffing, ASP Baton training requirements in accordance with company guidelines.

     Licenses & Certifications Required:

    • Current driver’s license.
      • Security Officer Registration/Certification/License if required by State and Local law – Must be successfully completed within first 90 days of employment.
    • Government clearance: Active DoD Top Secret clearance is required for all candidates.




    Paid Vacation. Over-time paid after forty hours worked.

    Medical Plans, Dental, Vision, 401K, Full Benefits, Paid Vacation

    Sick Leave

    Internal Promotion opportunities 






    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


    Every Iron Mountain employee has an obligation to promptly report issues and violations.

    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.