Astranis is connecting the four billion people in the world who do not currently have access to the internet. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost spacecraft to bring the world online.
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We are seeking a highly capable Head of Physical Security to develop and implement physical security strategies at our company. You will be creating security policies and procedures, controlling budgets for security operations, acting as the liaison between company executive policies and security vendors, as well as managing the daily routines and techniques, tactics, and procedures of our on-site contracted security staff.
To ensure success as the Head of Physical Security, you should possess extensive knowledge of surveillance, de-escalation, and intervention techniques with experience in a similar role. Our ideal Head of Physical Security will be someone whose extensive background in security results in a safe and well-protected environment.
Responsibilities:Collaborating with senior leadership to determine physical and electronic security needs of the facilityPlanning and implementing comprehensive security programs and strategies including emergency action response, incident reporting, and company wide safety trainingSupervising, developing work schedules, allocating tasks, and monitoring the performance of contracted physical security personnelThe ability to respond quickly in any emergency situation up to and including the use of physical force to re-establish a safe environment for all Astranis employeesDevelop, train, and communicate emergency evacuation procedures to all employees and conduct safety drills and training as requiredPersonally responsible for establishing and performing recurring daily/hourly patrol routes throughout the facilityThe ability to report into the office after hours and on holidays when necessary to respond to or facilitate security operations Gathering relevant intelligence from local sources and implementing preventative measuresPreparing electronic surveillance equipment maintenance schedules and facilitating repairs in a timely manner, including all physical access control points and security badge readersKeep abreast of new technologies and advancements in security servicesEnsure compliance with all company policies, industry standard local security guidelines, and all other applicable laws of the United States, State of California, and City of San Francisco
Requirements:A minimum of 10 years previous law enforcement experience in a congested urban environment or prior military service in an advanced operational capacityExtensive experience in preventing illegal activity and performing access control proceduresIn-depth knowledge of security procedures and electronic surveillance equipmentKnowledge of local security industry regulationsAdvanced ability to coordinate responses to security breaches and threatsSuperb leadership and organizational abilitiesExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsAvailability to respond to security situations outside of business hours
U.S. Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residency, or Refugee/Asylee Status Required
(To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the United States, or other protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3))
Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.