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Security Awareness and Behavior Specialist

Redwood City, CA 94063
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Security Awareness and Behavior Specialist

Equinix is the worlds digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centersacross the globe andproviding interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

At Equinix, wehelp the worlds digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, andtransform peoples lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.

We hirehardworking people who thrive on solvingchallengingproblems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providingan equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary

The Information Security Awareness team at Equinix is looking for an Awareness and Behavior Specialist to become a member of the team to support developing, building, and delivering an outstanding Awareness Program to global employees. This position develops and executes global and targeted education and training courses to improve user behavior, reduce risk, and measures the effectiveness of these trainings. The objective of this position is to ensure that the security awareness program is effectively changing behaviors and reducing security risk.


  • Monitor and identify the top human risks to our organization and the behaviors we need to change to mitigate those risks

  • Strategize an engaging and effective security awareness program, focusing on changing behaviors both at work and at home

  • Lead the creation and procurement of awareness deliverables and learning content, leveraging various channels for effective delivery in our global organization

  • Measures the usage of the content and its effectiveness, and develops metrics

  • Establish a security awareness network with key stakeholders throughout the organization to understand risks and business objectives

  • Owns and manages relationships with security education and awareness related vendors

  • Scoping of security awareness campaigns to meet targeted goals

  • Measurement and reporting of campaign attendance and effectiveness

  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively while accounting for multiple perspectives in any given scenario

  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change

  • Must be able to work independently and with minimal direct supervision


  • Experience working in information security and demonstrable understanding of the concepts of information security

  • Knowledge of security policies and principles of information handling and protection

  • Experience deploying and measuring effectiveness of security awareness to a global audience, leveraging LMS, webcasts, and other technology

  • Ability to appropriately balance security awareness needs with business impact and benefit

  • Skilled in executive level presentations and briefings

  • Technical acumen with Excel, Tibco Spotfire and other business analysis tools preferable

  • Ability to team well with others to facilitate and enhance the understanding and compliance to security policies

  • Maintain awareness of the current security threat landscape

  • A degree in Behavioral Sciences, Communications, Marketing or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience

  • 3 -5years of Industry experience

  • Experience developing and delivering security awareness programs

  • Experience working in a global team, and working in a global virtual environment

  • Strong English language skills are required written and verbal

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Good time management, organizational, and decision-making skills

  • Goodjudgment, tact, and decision-making ability

  • Ability to understand and integrate cultural differences and motives and to work with cross cultural teams

We offer Medical,TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more.

In accordance with Colorado State Law (https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-085)the salary range for Colorado for this role is$80,000 -$108,000peryearwith15%bonustarget.

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disabilities.

Posted: 2021-04-16 Expires: 2021-05-15
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