GitHub Global Manager, Physical Security Systems

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GitHub is looking for an experienced Global Manager, Physical Security Systems to develop
unique physical security solutions for a workforce and assets that span the globe. This is a
newly created role and we are looking for someone who can build and manage enterprise level
security systems that will scale with our business, while delivering world-class services and
meeting business objectives. This role will report to the Senior Manager, Global Physical
Security Operations.

If you have a demonstrated record in physical security, enjoy the challenges of building
operations from scratch, and want to grow with a department tasked with solving complex
security problems for the worlds largest software development platform, we want to hear from

About the Role

As a Global Manager, Physical Security Systems, you will be a part of the Workplace Security
team, responsible for providing the best in class security systems services and support to all
Hubber’s and GitHub offices worldwide. The Global Manager, Physical Security Systems will be
the overall supervisor for assigned project(s), installations and maintenance for security systems
globally, providing next level duty of care for GitHub personnel and property. This critical role
ensures that all projects are developed, implemented, installed, and managed in accordance
with GitHub’s requirements, including but not limited to: safety, quality, management, and
financial performance. In addition to system engineering, this candidate must also be comfortable training and evangelizing security culture change throughout GitHub.


  • Managing the installation, commissioning, and support of GitHub’s integrated security systems and platforms globally where GitHub’s offices exist or are being developed.
  • Managing the evaluation, vetting, implementation, and procurement of appropriate security vendor integrators. Establish relationships with preferred vendors to develop and review large scale territory contracts to support our services and needs.
  • Ensure compliance, manage multiple vendors for changes in scope of work, ensure contracts are being adhered to, and conduct vendor quality control.
  • Help develop Service Level Agreements, performance, and escalation protocols.
  • Coordinate efforts for base building systems integration and accessibility needs.
  • Designing security solutions for new office builds consistent with security basis of design.
  • Developing database management practices that ensure reliability and accountability of system users, and managing access levels for appropriate user roles.
  • Integrate security systems into the future GitHub VSOC, developing method of operation and core functionality.
  • Managing vendors across multiple time zones and regions.
  • Managing confidential information; safeguarding of intellectual property, data and privacy.
  • Identifying creative solutions for projects with structural and budgetary constraints
  • Conducting cost-benefit analysis for multiple projects.
  •  Resolving issues and overseeing maintenance related to physical security systems.
  • Evolving security technology strategies and related products based on business needs, research, data and market trends.
  • Communicating effectively with multiple teams and various levels of management.
  •  Coordinate proactive and timely communications with regional Office Managers on issues impacting the enterprise security system and employee safety.
  •  Coordinate and ensure that testing and quality assurance programs are administered appropriately and accurately.
  • Coordinate support for internal and external audits impacting environmental and physical security controls.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of  Project Management, Security, Technology or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in managing security technology projects from evaluation to design and execution
  •  5+ years of experience designing facility access control systems, with deployment experience internationally
  •  Experience interacting with Physical Security systems such as Genetec, S2, Brivo, Lenel, etc.
  • Practical experience effectively managing multiple projects and multitasking.
  • Experience reviewing architectural plans and security designs.
  •  Ability to travel to other offices and to work nights, weekends, and holidays as operational needs dictate.
  • Must have a comprehensive understanding of the principles, concepts, theories, and practices of physical access control. 

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here:

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.


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