Security Manager

* Maintain a safe and secure environment for employees and guests, as well as safeguard company assets.

* Contribute thought leadership and counsel in all areas of safety, security, and privacy as it relates to the company and key executives.

* Manage and train a team of professionals including security staff and contractors; evaluate the effectiveness of these individuals in carrying out security objectives.

* Coordinate and oversee all security vendors who operate at each Yelp facility and ensure that standard operating procedures are up to date and adhered to.

* Plan, develop, and implement physical security guidelines, policies, and procedures, employing an understanding of security business controls, strategies, and methodologies to ensure ongoing security in key areas, such as: access control at all facilities, technical security and early-warning systems, emergency planning and response, investigations, assessing & managing threats, etc.

* Maintain living database of global security threats and be aware of executive travel to understand and mitigate risks.

* Manage security metrics tracking processes.

* Craft post orders and operating procedures.

* Draft and/or edit security incident reports and develop metrics to measure security effectiveness.

* Work with various government agencies to foster and maintain a positive working relationship (local, state, and federal).

* Develop and implement a proactive process for identifying threats and coordinating with officials.

* Conduct security investigations and coordinate with external law enforcement, emergency services, building security, and government agency professionals on an as needed basis.

* Recommend industry's best practices and available tools to protect the physical facilities and on site personnel.

* Maintain all information and physical security systems and recommend new procedures and upgrades, as appropriate with substantiation.

* Execute physical and technology based security audits at all company locations, to include proposing recommendations based on industry best practices and experience.

* Ensure the ongoing confidentiality, integrity, and availability of security systems.

* Develop a Threat Assessment team within the company, in coordination with various relevant stakeholders.

* Keep senior management informed of security-related issues on an ongoing basis (periodic reporting).

* Generate risk assessments for travel and develop a company-wide travel safety program.


* 5+ yrs of professional experience in corporate security, or related high tech environment - preferred.

* Bachelor degree and/or CPP Certification or similar – a plus.

* Familiarity with Lenel – a plus.

* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

* Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly.

* Proven leadership and organizational skills with a practical, efficient operational sense.

* Effective at developing internal and external partnerships.

* Experience as a liaison with international, federal, state, and local government and law enforcement/information sources – a plus.

* Exemplary and unquestionable personal integrity and moral compass.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.