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VP Physical Security Engineer

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Added 2018-09-16 14:57:19


Primary Location: United States,Florida,Tampa Education: Bachelor's Degree Job Function: Technology Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day
About Citi
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

The Physical Security Engineering (PSE) team has the remit of engineering the physical security technologies at Citi, globally, for our internal physical security department (CSIS). Citi invests large sums of money on physical security technology, which you can see deployed in our all locations such as branches, corporate headquarters, campus and data centres globally.
This individual should have knowledge of physical security and systems as well as a background in code development and information security. The Ideal candidate will have experience of delivering physical security solutions or technology solutions to a large to medium enterprise and show the ability to be a fast on the job learner.
Key Responsibilities:

  • To lead the technical product management of one or more physical security products. They shall be the main point of contact and expect to become the subject matter expert in the product(s). Examples are:
    • Access Control Systems (Honeywell Pro-watch)
    • CCTV Systems (Verint VMS, MaxPro)
    • Intrusion Detection Systems (DMP)
    • Life Safety Systems
  • Liaising with key stakeholders in both the business and the operational support team to ensure the product life cycle is managed.
  • They will be tasked with determining and enforcing the product road map, working closely with relevant vendors to ensure that they continue to match Citi’s vision.
  • They will also evaluate the marketplace for physical security technologies and then to test and eventually certify best of breed products to Citi’s standards.
  • Where commercial products are not available, it will be required to develop in-house solutions as well as leveraging existing capability from existing solutions. This involves ensuring that the product conforms to all of Citi’s security standards and audit requirements and is integrated into our enterprise management tools.
  • 3rd level technical support
  • Writing and publishing designs, test results, best practice, standards for the a global disparate audience, which eventually lead to the certification of products
Development Value:
  • Develop Domain knowledge on Citi’s IT Security Engineering – Related technology environment.
  • Exposure to wide range of physical security technologies deployed globally
  • Subject Matter Expert & Technology Consulting across Citigroup technology horizontals.
  • Experience of working in a very large technology environment and catering for the needs of a diverse set of business users


Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree (in science, computers, information technology or engineering)
  • Five years or more experience in an engineering role
  • Strong Windows skills with some knowledge of UNIX
  • Ability to package in Windows or UNIX (including Linux)
  • Code development (.NET, SQL) experience – and the ability to rapidly take on new languages as necessary
  • Good understanding of IT security and information security principles
  • CISSP or other security related certifications are desirable.
  • Knowledge of PKI security concepts, Active Directory, and MS SQL
  • Knowledge of the project management life cycle (requirements gathering, project skills)
Other skills:
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written required in English
  • The candidate will have the highest possible integrity due to the sensitive nature of the information security role.
  • The candidate must have strong technical writing skills and be able to communicate ideas and technical designs clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • The candidate should have excellent communication and influencing skills
  • The candidate must be comfortable in working across geographies due to the global nature of the team.
  • Organizational and project management skills required.
  • Successful candidate should possess a strong work ethic, good interpersonal and communication skills and a high energy level.
  • Ability to independently work with vendors in resolving issues and developing solutions
  • Able to deliver results independently and without constant supervision.
  • Experience in building highly available infrastructures
  • Competency:
  • Should be a self-starter with a high level of initiative and self-leadership
  • Proficient with MS Office – Visio, Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint
  • Some experience in CCTV, Access Control, Intrusion Detection, Fire & Safety and control systems would be welcome
  • Proficient in one or more computer languages

Specific details

Employment Type Full time
Degree 4 Year Degree
Salary Range ---


Florida, United States, North America
Tampa, 33646



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