Director of Security



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Washington DC Metro - (USA) 1000 Wilson Boulevard Suite M730 VA Arlington , VA 22209-3927

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The Director of Corporate Security is a key member of the Bank's senior management team and works collaboratively to develop and implement the Bank's policies and procedures as pertaining to the security of the Bank's customers, assets, and employees. The Director is responsible for the Bank's compliance with all aspects of the Bank Protection Act. The Director is also responsible for the Bank's Security Program, including but not limited to daily operations of the Corporate Security program, oversight of the annual and ongoing risk assessment process, monitoring program compliance, as well as investigation and tracking of incidents and breaches in compliance with federal and state laws. Prepares and delivers Annual Security Report to the Board of Directors. Develops law enforcement relationships to foster the security profile of the Bank and enhance industry knowledge for the Bank's management team.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Builds a strategic and comprehensive security program that defines, develops, maintains, and implements policies and processes that enable consistent, effective security practices.

Collaborates with the Bank's senior management to establish governance for the security program.

Evaluates security trends, evolving threats, risks, and vulnerabilities, and applies tools to mitigate risk as necessary.

Is responsible for initial and periodic security risk assessment/analysis, mitigation, and remediation.

Participates in the development, implementation, and ongoing compliance monitoring of the Bank Protection Act, to ensure security concerns, requirements, and responsibilities are addressed.

Ensure that the business continuity, risk management, and access controls needs of the Bank's facilities are addressed.

Installation and maintenance of all security equipment including vaults, safes, cameras, alarms, and access control systems.

Ensures the Bank complies with the regulatory, administrative, technical, and physical safeguards.

Manages security incidents and events involving suspicious or criminal activity within both internal and external customers and/or non-customers including investigations and interviews.

Creates an annual Security Report to the Board of Directors.

Develop and maintains strong, effective relationships with local, state, and federal law enforcement officials and security directors of other area banks.

Initiates, facilitates, and promotes activities to foster security awareness within the organization.

Serves as security consultant to all departments for all security-related issues.

Maintains current knowledge of applicable federal and state laws.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has supervisory responsibilities.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred.

Fifteen years of experience in banking security with at least ten years at the management level- includes proven ability to manage the completion of projects and to develop, implement, and maintain an effective system of controls.

Knowledge and experience in state and federal banking laws, including but not limited to the rules of the Uniform Commercial Code, Electronic Funds Transfer Act and all other applicable regulations.

Demonstrated organization, facilitation, written and oral communication, and presentation skills.

Recommended Security certification such as Certified Fraud Examiner designation and/or other industry related security credentials.