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Facebook Global Security Site Manager in Altoona, Iowa


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Our Global Security organization is comprised of multiple teams that work together to support our operations around the globe. Our mission is to keep the things that we value safe and secure while protecting the people, assets, and reputation of Facebook. We protect the people of Facebook by creating a safe and secure environment for our culture to flourish. From buildings and servers, to prototypes and ideas, we ensure Facebook’s physical and intellectual assets are safe and secure and make informed decisions to protect Facebook’s reputation. The Site Security Manager supports the Data Center Area Manager in reducing risk, responding to incidents and overall direction & leadership of the on-site security team. Supports and executes global physical security programs, initiatives, processes and best practices to build a safe and secure environment. Supports the Area Manager in implementing and supporting Global Security Operations, Data Center Security, and Crisis Management initiatives, processes and best practices to strengthen strategic goals and drive performance metrics. Manages the crisis management team in emergency situations. Acts as the site Security lead in the absence of the Area Manager.

Required Skills:

  1. Ensures site security team is following all Facebook polices, Global Security Standards, Protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  2. Where no global standards, protocols or SOPs exist, the Site Manager helps develop and maintain local standards and procedures to ensure the effective execution of Global Physical Security strategies to include enforcement of business conduct and integrity standards, employee safety and security, investigations, crisis response, business continuity and security and government partnerships

  3. Manages the training of site personnel on new security equipment and procedures. Monitors the vendor’s training of the site security team on all current and new technologies and processes

  4. In the absence of or in support of the Area Manager, communicates effectively to key partners on incidents, emerging risks, and other issues that may impact Facebook’s data center operations, employees, or vendors

  5. Manages the site’s crisis management function, ensures activities in support of resiliency, business continuity, and incident response support site’s circle of leadership decision-making processes

  6. Assists in the coordination of security services to support planned and unplanned operations, and supports incident investigation efforts

  7. Manages site security audit and compliance program, develops corrective plans in partnership with the Area Manager when risks and vulnerabilities are identified

  8. Manages site security pilots and projects, providing physical and operational security and data center operational subject matter expertise for implementation while communicating project updates to the Area Manager and others impacted

  9. Monitors key performance indicators, determines gaps in performance metrics, and recommends/executes change management techniques for efficiency/quality improvements

  10. Develops and supports strategic plans and projects to meet site security goals and objectives

  11. Influences and improves upon existing processes through innovation and operational change

  12. Evaluates the performance of existing site security technologies and systems and ensures the identification and escalation of issues or opportunities for improvement

  13. Oversees the security support to site construction and facility retrofit initiatives in accordance with Global Physical Security standards, maintaining a safe and secure environment throughout construction efforts

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of site/campus security experience

  2. Planning, organizational, and motivational experience

  3. Experience presenting both extemporaneously and in formal settings

  4. Experience in root cause analysis, industry benchmarking, survey evaluation and data interpretation

  5. Experience in the areas of emergency/disaster management, physical security, critical incident stress management, risk management and business resiliency

  6. Experience with emergency procedure protocols and regulatory interfaces

  7. Knowledge in physical security strategies, principles, standards, policies, and procedures

  8. Experience with security technologies including Video Surveillance, Access Control, and Incident Management Systems, Security Operations Centers

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree

  2. ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and/or Physical Security Professional (PSP) certifications

  3. Safety & Security management experience in a Data Center environment

  4. Experience working with or in support of diverse communities

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at