Security Manager Security Manager …

Dimensional Fund Advisors
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Nov 20
Dimensional Fund Advisors
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Nov 20
Security Manager
Manager, Life Safety & Security Austin/en-US/DFA_Careers/job/Austin/Manager--Life-Safety---Security_2020-5674/apply

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Job Description:

The Corporate Services Life Safety and Security Manager will work with multiple areas of the business at Dimensional Fund Advisors to lead the development and execution of the global corporate life safety and security strategy.


  • Partner with business leaders across the globe to develop and socialized life safety and security programs designed to meet the needs of the business
  • Manage the Americas security team and oversee the security program including: physical security, access control, site risk assessments, local investigations and incident response / management
  • Ensure Dimensional remains abreast of industry trends and is continuously improving life safety and security processes and practices to mitigate associated risks
  • Maintain strong ties with Local, State and Federal Government law enforcement officials to ensure Dimensional is able to respond appropriately to events or crises. A special emphasis is required in the Austin area where we maintain our global headquarters
  • Provide support and advice to the Dimensional Events staff for meetings and events within the region for the purpose of protecting the people attending as well as the protection of the firms reputation
  • Track and advise on regional security developments and security incidents
  • Assist in the development (life safety and security aspects) of business continuity plans to include developing and documenting plans for emergency response, crisis management and business recovery
  • Promote life safety and security best practices and instill a culture of collective and individual responsibility for practicing awareness at all times
  • Create and deliver life safety and security training to employees, contractors and security staff


  • Bachelor degree, Masters degree a plus
  • 10+ years of experience in in the public safety, law enforcement or security field
  • Excellent relationship, persuasion/influence, presentation and communication (verbal/written) skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Requires experience evaluating and designing physical security measures
  • Requires experience defining and managing corporate security metrics
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience working in a combined physical security / business continuity environment where they played an active role in business continuity / crisis management planning and response
  • Must be available during evenings and weekends to respond to unexpected emergencies and situations at any of Dimensionals locations globally, especially in the Austin area.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Up to 15% travel

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees during COVID-19, the majority of Dimensionals employees are currently working remotely. Firm leadership evaluates the situation on an ongoing basis as to when employees could return to our corporate offices.

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, job assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline, termination, and social and recreational programs.

Posted 2 Days AgoFull time2020-5674

Dimensional is a global investment firm guided by deep convictions about the power of capital markets. We are a leader in applying advanced financial science to equity and fixed income investment strategies. By employing a rigorous and systematic investment approach, we seek to capture what the market offers in all its dimensions.

For more than 30 years, we have translated research into real-world investment solutions for clients. Our clients include financial advisory, pension funds, retirement plans, college savings plans, insurance companies, endowments and foundations, and sovereign wealth funds. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with 13 offices around the world, Dimensional manages $514 billion globally as of June 30, 2020.

Our people are passionate about what they do. Learn more about life at Dimensional and the difference that our employees are making for clients across the globe.

Dimensional Fund Advisor LP is an investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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