Security Operations Manager

US-NJ-Piscataway Township
Job ID
Data Center Operations and Facilities


The IT world is evolving. New technologies. New trends. New opportunities. There’s true excitement surrounding the future. That’s where QTS comes in. We’re fearlessly leading the way by redefining what it means to be a data center. We innovate next-generation cloud and hybrid solutions. We deliver a fully-integrated I.T. platform from top to bottom – one enabled by technology and world-class infrastructure. Simply put, we’re defining the curve.


As one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing data center companies, we help manage and protect critical data during a time of unprecedented change. The power of QTS' innovation happens when smart, creative people with a unified vision collaborate to break new ground, solve new problems, and create new solutions to improve lives.


We are powered by our people.


At QTS, we know where IT is going. And we’d like to invite you to join us.


The Security Operations Manager for our newest QTS Data Center in Piscataway, NJ will be responsible for providing a visual security presence to ensure visitors, clients, and employees have a safe and pleasant experience while inside the Facility.  Deter and detect suspicious activities and watch for criminal acts or site infractions which may pose a threat to the property, client or employees at the site.  Provide excellent customer service to all individuals that enter the facility and further employee/management relations, goodwill and public relations to keep our customers for life. 


This role will be required to have on-call duty 24 X 7 X 365.


Please see this link to review more information on our Piscataway, NJ Data

Center: http://www.qtsdatacenters.com/data-centers/piscataway



RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned


  • Frontline supervision of security staff and daily security operations
  • Oversight of contract security schedules, payroll, customer and employee relations
  • Reports directly to the Security Manager
  • Ensures all security systems are fully functional to include Access Control, Visitor Management, Service Now, CCTV.
  • Creates, assigns and issues facility access badges to authorized personnel
  • Responds to all emergencies, such as medical, fire, intrusions, and other threats
  • Knowledge and familiarization with all emergency response plans and evacuation procedures, which includes conducting fire evacuation drills
  • Ensure that all security equipment is kept in excellent working condition through regular inspection and by following QTS preventative maintenance programs
  • Ensure that all inventories are received in correct unit count and condition and security patrols are performed in accordance with QTS policies and procedures
  • Conducts regular training for security staff
  • Conduct security briefings for contractor and sub-contractor construction personnel
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement as well as Fire and EMS
  • Perform security officer duties as needed to ensure efficient operations and guest service standards are met
  • Provides reports as needed for internal and external audits
  • Programming of cameras for install, trained by Will
  • Monthly Customer reports, provides custom reports
  • Monthly OPS Leadership reports
  • Monthly Cap Labor reports
  • Monthly Badge charge reports
  • Maintains Key Watcher System, adds new customers, checks inventory, troubleshoots issues
  • Updates customers space/ location & key inventory logs
  • Works closely with OSC to resolve ticketing issues, daily communication (On Site Advisor)
  • Weekly Iris, Bio Backups on systems
  • Review of all EOS Reports
  • Review of all Labor Tracking reports
  • Provisioning/ De-Provisioning of new officers
  • Lenel/Honeywell (Prowatch) experience is a plus



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience in lieu of degree
  • Two or more years of experience in Physical Security Management



  • Four or more years of experience in Physical Security Management
  • Two or more years of experience with Data Center Security
  • Two or more years of experience with Security Systems like Lenel or Honeywell (Prowatch)
  • Two or more years of experience managing direct security personnel or security contract



  • Proficient with computer skills
  • Proficient in Access Control Systems and related software
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; for the purpose of public interaction and report writing.
  • Has excellent customer service skills.
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be able to successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, which may include a 10 panel drug screen.
  • Must have adequate transportation to and from work.
  • Ability to handle typical emergency and crisis situations efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to walk, stand or sit for at least 8 hours.


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