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13-1199.07 - Security Management Specialists

Conduct security assessments for organizations, and design security systems and processes. May specialize in areas such as physical security or the safety of employees and facilities.

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  • Assess the nature and level of physical security threats so that the scope of the problem can be determined.
  • Budget and schedule security design work.
  • Conduct security audits to identify potential vulnerabilities related to physical security or staff safety.
  • Design security policies, programs, or practices to ensure adequate security relating to alarm response, access card use, and other security needs.
  • Design, implement, or establish requirements for security systems, video surveillance, motion detection, or closed-circuit television systems to ensure proper installation and operation.
  • Develop conceptual designs of security systems.
  • Develop or review specifications for design or construction of security systems.
  • Engineer, install, maintain, or repair security systems, programmable logic controls, or other security-related electronic systems.
  • Inspect fire, intruder detection, or other security systems.
  • Inspect physical security design features, installations, or programs to ensure compliance with applicable standards or regulations.
  • Interview witnesses or suspects to identify persons responsible for security breaches or to establish losses, pursue prosecutions, or obtain restitution.
  • Monitor tapes or digital recordings to identify the source of losses.
  • Monitor the work of contractors in the design, construction, and startup phases of security systems.
  • Outline system security criteria for pre-bid meetings with clients and companies to ensure comprehensiveness and appropriateness for implementation.
  • Perform risk analyses so that appropriate countermeasures can be developed.
  • Prepare documentation for case reports or court proceedings.
  • Prepare, maintain, or update security procedures, security system drawings, or related documentation.
  • Provide system design and integration recommendations.
  • Recommend improvements in security systems or procedures.
  • Respond to emergency situations on an on-call basis.
  • Review design drawings or technical documents for completeness, correctness, or appropriateness.
  • Test security measures for final acceptance and implement or provide procedures for ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the measures.
  • Train personnel in security procedures or use of security equipment.
All data sourced from US Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration O*Net Database.
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The tools listed below include machines, equipment, tools, and software that is useful for individuals who are interested in this career.
  • Computer server equipment
  • Desktop computers
  • Personal computers
  • Tablet computers
 Network service equipment
  • Computer network routers
 Phone and video conference equipment and hardware and controllers
  • Audioconferencing equipment
  • Videoconferencing equipment
  • Digital video recorders
  • Network video recorders
 Surveillance and detection equipment
  • Intrusion detection systems
  • Approach detection systems
  • Electronic access control systems
  • Mechanical access control systems
  • Closed circuit television CCTV monitoring systems
All data sourced from US Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration O*Net Database.
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The technologies listed below include machines, equipment, tools, and software that is useful for individuals who are interested in this career.
 Business function specific software
  • Microsoft SharePointHOT
  • Microsoft OfficeHOT
 Content authoring and editing software
  • Microsoft VisioHOT
  • Photo editing software
  • Microsoft WordHOT
  • Microsoft PowerPointHOT
  • Social networking software
  • Microsoft ExcelHOT
 Content management software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe AcrobatHOT
 Data management and query software
  • SAP Crystal ReportsHOT
  • Database software
  • Customer information control system CICS
  • Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise EditionHOT
 Industry specific software
  • Physical access management software
 Network management software
  • Cisco Systems CiscoWorks
 Networking software
  • Tivoli
  • Secure web gateway software
 Operating environment software
  • LinuxHOT
  • Microsoft WindowsHOT
 Security and protection software
  • Intrusion prevention system IPS
  • Firewall software
  • Kismet
  • Symantec PGP
  • TrueCrypt
  • Virtual private networking VPN softwareHOT
  • Chinotec Technologies Paros
  • McAfee
  • Metasploit
  • Nessus
  • Nmap
  • SymantecHOT
 Information exchange software
  • Videoconferencing software
 System management software
  • ArcSight Enterprise Threat and Risk Management
  • Splunk EnterpriseHOT
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Central Virginia Community College
Danville Community College
Germanna Community College
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
John Tyler Community College
Lord Fairfax Community College
Mountain Empire Community College
New River Community College
Northern Virginia Community College
Patrick & Henry Community College
Paul D. Camp Community College
Piedmont Virginia Community College
Rappahannock Community College
Southside Virginia Community College
Thomas Nelson Community College
Tidewater Community College
Virginia Highlands Community College
Virginia Western Community College
Wytheville Community College
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Lead Security Specialist Contract Program Security Officer GE Aviation Tue, 21 Dec 2021 03:28:46 GMT | 28 days ago Niskayuna, NY 12309 Operate and maintain a personnel security program including proficiency in the initiation, recertification and continual maintenance of security clearances.
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Lead Loss Prevention Specialist Associated Foods Stores, Inc | Associated Food Stores, Inc Mon, 10 Jan 2022 23:53:44 GMT | 7 days ago Salt Lake City, UT 84104 Prior management and leadership experience. Maintaining documentation and reports on security-related incidents or investigations.
Loss Prevention Risk Management Specialist Lifespan Thu, 09 Dec 2021 21:42:15 GMT | 30+ days ago Providence, RI 02903 The Loss Prevention Risk Management specialist will provide risk management support to our indemnified providers and practices.
Security & Fire Lead Systems Specialist Johnson Controls Fri, 14 Jan 2022 20:46:07 GMT | 3 days ago N Charleston, SC Keep management and JCI contractor or customer informed of job progress and issues. Under specific direction, assists in the design, configuration, and…
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Loss Prevention Lead Specialist Sierra Tue, 16 Mar 2021 20:20:24 GMT | 10 months ago Cheyenne, WY 82007 Conducts safety and security checks. Ensures property pass system is in compliance with company security procedures.
Security Specialist PKI & Certificate Management (m/f/d) in Greenville South Carolina VOLKE Consulting Engineers GmbH & Co. Planungs KG Thu, 23 Sep 2021 12:55:04 GMT | 30+ days ago Greenville, SC 3+ year experience in project management including an understanding of non-functional requirements. 3+ years of knowledge of certificate management solutions…
Lead Security Professional (Personnel) Lumen Sat, 08 Jan 2022 14:14:01 GMT | 9 days ago Denver, CO 80202 Excellent time management and organizational skills. This Lead Security Professional position reports to the Senior Manager Security, Industrial Security and…
Corporate Security & Regulatory Affairs Lead Specialist AmerisourceBergen Mon, 20 Dec 2021 20:38:12 GMT | 28 days ago Columbus, OH 43137 Maintains compliance, safety, and security files. Brings potential diversion activities and security breaches to the attention of the CSRA Manager; identifies…
Junior Security Management Specialist IQuasar Mon, 29 Nov 2021 17:18:23 GMT | 30+ days ago Culpeper, VA 22701 Information security operations: 2 years (Preferred). 2+ years of experience in hands-on technical information security operations.
Professional Security Shift Lead Newrest Thu, 16 Dec 2021 05:24:40 GMT | 30+ days ago Houston, TX 77090 The Security Shift Lead will act as a liaison between site Lead, Manager / Field Operations Manager, and professional security officers.
Security Operations Compliance Manager, Lead Specialist KPMG Wed, 27 Oct 2021 15:32:43 GMT | 30+ days ago New York, NY Supporting the Senior Manager in building relevant management dashboards and actively contribute technical expertise to compliance reporting and analyses.
Lead Specialist, Security Testing Walmart Thu, 15 Jul 2021 18:52:15 GMT | 6 months ago Bentonville, AR 72712 Manages security risk management strategies for large, complex projects by supporting security risk assessment plans; determining testing scope for assigned…
Security Team Lead Specialist-Children's West Virginia University Hospital Tue, 10 Aug 2021 15:55:25 GMT | 5 months ago Morgantown, WV Reviews of the security staff. Engages in problem solving, crisis management and systems. Provides input to Supervisors / Manager on annual performance…
Research Specialist (Emergency Management)-Safety & Security (Houston-based Part-time) CNA Sat, 02 Oct 2021 05:13:38 GMT | 30+ days ago Houston, TX Education: Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in homeland security, emergency management, public policy or in a related field or equivalent experience required.
Lead, Security Specialist 8076 Vail Health Tue, 23 Nov 2021 17:42:05 GMT | 30+ days ago Vail, CO 81657 May be asked to participate in management of patients behavior, i.e. application of restraints, observation, physical management to assist clinician.
HVAC Security & Fire Lead Systems Specialist Johnson Controls Sat, 02 Oct 2021 14:46:59 GMT | 30+ days ago Clifton Park, NY Effectively communicates the status of projects to management as required and provides monthly forecasts of revenue, costs, and gross margin.
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Airport Security Management Specialist Staff Instructor Valiant Integrated Services Fri, 17 Sep 2021 21:30:57 GMT | 4 months ago Washington, DC 20001 Valiant is seeking Airport Security Management Specialist Staff Instructors to work at various OCONUS locations. *This position is contingent on contract…
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Security Specialists- SCIF Management Advantage SCI Tue, 08 Dec 2020 17:43:43 GMT | 13 months ago Washington, DC Job Type : Full-Time/Regular. Reports To: The Customer and PM. Clearance Type: Active TS/SCI with CI Poly. Individuals shall support ongoing inspections through…
Security Specialist - Classification Management Advantage SCI Tue, 26 Oct 2021 12:16:25 GMT | 30+ days ago Reston, VA Related experience/knowledge of security principles, concepts, policy, procedures and methodology. Job Type : * Full-Time/Regular.
Research Specialist (Emergency Management)-Safety & Security CNA Wed, 22 Dec 2021 06:00:16 GMT | 27 days ago Arlington, VA 22201 Individuals will also be subject to an additional government background investigation, and continued employment eligibility is contingent upon the ability to…
Lead Security Specialist Honeywell Tue, 11 Jan 2022 20:50:30 GMT | 6 days ago Kansas City, MO 64147 Prior supervisory and project management experience in a security related role preferred. Represents divisional management, as directed, in meetings or…
Office Manager/Security Specialist Criterion Systems, Inc. Wed, 12 Jan 2022 04:52:06 GMT | 6 days ago Vienna, VA 22182 Maintain physical security through management of Datawatch cards and visitor badges. Process security paperwork for reciprocity (DOD to DOE) and add candidates…
Technology Specialists Manager- Security Microsoft Wed, 15 Dec 2021 01:48:08 GMT | 30+ days ago Alpharetta, GA 30009 Depth knowledge of the Enterprise Security space, with ability to discuss industry trends and security topics outside of Microsoft technologies.
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Administrative and Logistics Security Specialist Manager (ALSSM) - WPS II OCONUS Acuity International Wed, 30 Dec 2020 07:53:04 GMT | 12 months ago Perry, GA Must possess a minimum of six (6) years of experience in administrative and logistical support management. A minimum of two (2) years of this experience must…
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