Director, Security Operations – Plano, Texas

Director, Security Operations – Plano, Texas

UNITED STATES – Plano, Texas

POSITION: Director, Security Operations

COMPANY: Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States.


The Director of Security Operations is responsible for the identification, development, implementation and management of the organization’s safety and security strategies and programs for risk and threat management.

  • Oversee the coordination and implementation of site security, operations, and activities to ensure protection of executives, managers, employees, guests, and physical and information assets
  • Develop and execute an integrated safety, security and protection strategy in collaboration with the Executive Team, Legal, and Systems Security, designed to provide a high level of safety and security over physical facilities, assets and business data while preserving and enhancing facility and system usability
  • Select, develop, train, guide and evaluate Security staff to ensure the efficient operation of the department
  • Provide consultation and leadership to all areas of the company for business continuity, incident management and disaster recovery planning
  • Ensure all aspects of the company’s security policies and practices are developed, implemented, maintained and updated annually in your area of responsibility
  • Oversee the continuous monitoring and protection of facilities, personnel and technology. Evaluate and report suspected security breaches and take corrective actions
  • Consult on the design and implementation of a risk assessment program to define, identify, and classify critical assets, assess threats and vulnerabilities and implement mitigation strategies
  • Coordinate the development of an emergency response program that encompasses security awareness, communication, training, injury prevention and documentation
  • Identify, collaborate with and manage a variety of security vendors
  • Build and maintain relationships with public safety, both federal and local, as well as international security and intelligence agencies
  • Develop and implement security strategies, personal protection plans and information for employees traveling domestically and abroad. Manage all executive protection and travel safety programs in your area of responsibility
  • Plan, staff and oversee multiple internal and external events for security considerations
  • Advise the Facilities Operations Department regarding security implications and risk for new construction and building renovations
  • Assist in the development and administration (including training) of fire prevention and emergency response programs including inspection/testing of fire suppression systems.
  • Assist with the administration of environmental, health and safety compliance and training programs
  • Assist in the ongoing evaluation of workplace conditions, materials, equipment, and processes used in order to identify and control workplace hazards and other safety and health risks
  • Coordinate, collaborate and liaise with Altice USA Corporate Security and other Altice USA/NV Business Unit partners, both domestically and internationally


 Bachelors degree required. Masters degree a plus.

  • A minimum of ten years related experience in a private sector, corporate security or related public sector organization
  • Extensive knowledge of the security field, including corporate policies and practices related to physical security; executive and personnel protection; investigations; loss and incident reporting/analysis; risk and threat assessment/analysis; health and safety, major incident management planning and response; guard force operations and management; and integration of security into business operations
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to develop and lead staff
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships and work collaboratively with all levels of individuals inside and outside the organization
  • Strong analytical, investigative and problem-­‐solving experience and abilities
  • Must be able to prove a high degree of personal integrity and emotional maturity
  • Strong desire and ability to research, innovate, and implement safety and security systems, technology and programs to stay relevant in the industry
  • Must be able to represent the organization with a high degree of professionalism
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization
  • Ability to prepare and deliver clear, succinct, and audience-­‐appropriate written and oral reports for presentation to both technical and non-­‐technical audiences
  • Must have an established network within the industry and government
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Available 24x7x365 for any safety or security response to incidents
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills

 SALARY: Not specified
CLOSING DATE: Not specified