• 4+ years' experience in Physical Security Program or Program Management or related field

Background Check Requirements: 

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: 

  • Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

While not required, we look for the following Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Risks or related field AND 8+ years' experience in Security Program or Program Management
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • Industry security certifications such as CPP, PSP, or other relevant security certification

Security Program Management

  • Oversee the implementation of physical security policies and procedures at applicable datacenters, ensuring Microsoft’s physical security vendor guard force has the resources and information to deliver physical security services that meet Microsoft and customer requirements to protect people, information, and critical infrastructure.
  • With minimal assistance, performs analysis to detect security threats, alerts, or risks and escalates to critical incident response team and/or external authorities, if necessary. With minimal assistance, implements security protocols to support the physical protection of company personnel and assets. With minimal assistance, delivers and maintains security programs in areas of responsibility.
  • Partner with datacenter operations, security systems and other Microsoft stakeholders to ensure secure and continuous operations while maintaining a One Team, One Microsoft environment.
  • Continuously improve the efficiency and maturity of the overall physical security program at Microsoft datacenters, seeking data and recommending strategies and ideas to reduce churn, optimizing resources including budget management and forecasting, implement creative solutions to problems, scale, automate and simplify process whenever possible.

Security Leadership

  • Receive escalations/notifications of physical security and business impacting events and appropriately triage, ensure that regional leadership is kept informed through regular communication as appropriate and that the necessary personnel for managing an incident respond effectively.
  • On-call 24x7x365 and will travel periodically as planned or unplanned within or outside of assigned city/metropolitan area.
  • With minimal supervision, contributes to collaborative efforts with stakeholders to support security capabilities. Supports risk identification for datacenter insecurity and security disruption (e.g., life safety, business operations, reputation) to assist decision-makers in mitigating risks and responding to residual risks. With minimal supervision, summarizes and reports risk analysis to internal stakeholders and leaders.


Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Industry leading healthcare

Educational resources

Discounts on products and services

Savings and investments

Maternity and paternity leave

Generous time away

Giving programs

Opportunities to network and connect


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Abu Dhabi Emirate , United Arab Emirates

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 month ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Operations Manager
Bachelor Degree
8+ Years
Total Vacancies

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Abu Dhabi Emirate , United Arab Emirates