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Security Analyst

First Data Coral Springs, FL

Job Description



First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.

First Data's Shared Services organization, which includes the Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing, Communications, Finance, Strategy, Compliance, Legal, Security, Sourcing, and Properties functions, supports our mission to drive our clients' success with industry-leading solutions, consultative advice and service. The Shared Services teams align with our customer-facing teams in a model that drives consistency, yet also provides the flexibility needed to meet unit-specific goals. Our Shared Services employees bring the domain expertise that helps First Data retain and grow our base of owner-associates, drive profitable growth, navigate complex channel partnerships, and build First Data's brand equity.

Position Description Overview

First Data is a global corporation with offices and operations in 22 U.S. States and 37 countries in Europe, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Global Security & Investigations (GSI) has overall responsibility for ensuring the safety and security of all First Data personnel and facilities worldwide. Key program areas that fall under GSI include Executive Travel & Protection, Investigation & Operations, Intelligence & Threat Analysis, Health & Safety, Personnel Screening and Physical Security.

Job Responsibilities

  • GSI is currently seeking an entry a mid-level professional candidate who can assume the role of Background Analyst. This position is responsible for reviewing candidate/employee supplied background data and completed background reports and deciding whether the data meets internal and external compliance requirements. The position has sole authority for determining the completeness and compliance of the data provided. The incumbent may collaborate with management with respect to criminal or financial issues which are undefined or on a compliance threshold with the understanding that many compliance decisions are extremely personal and nuanced. Therefore, even after consultation with Mgmt., the incumbent is fully responsible for owning the compliance decision they make with respect to the candidates on-boarding or an employees continued employment with the understanding that their decision may place the enterprise at risk from human capital or in breach of contract, laws, or regulations bearing significant financial and reputational risk to the company from non-compliance.
  • This detail-oriented position is focused on the distribution, processing, maintenance and adjudication of compliance documentation in both physical and electronic formats as it relates to the on-boarding of personnel. The purpose of this position us to ensure adherence to internal policies, external client contractual requirements, relevant laws, rules and regulations with respect to personnel security.
  • Each incumbent works independently and self-paces their work and job responsibilities in order to meet the needs of the company and their Clients.
  • The incumbents work is responsible for supporting the day to day operations of the company by acting as the gatekeeper to the organization and facilitates the planning of the workload balancing strategies in order to meet business objectives.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, particularly in History, Political Science, International Relations, Economics, Criminal Justice, or another related field.
  • 2-3 years' experience in Personnel Security, Human Resources, Legal, or other compliance driven role
  • 2-3 years' experience that evidences analytical skills. Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to master numerous internal and vendor security software programs
  • Solid writing skills with a keen eye for grammatical accuracies. Strong oral communication skills, with an ability to relay incident details concisely and accurately
  • Ability to make sound decisions on general personnel matters with little or no direction. Ability to perform independently and work with a team on complex adjudication matters.
  • Ability to professionally communicate verbally and in writing to all levels of the organization. Prior law experience is helpful
  • Veterans with an Honorable discharge, Military spouses, or Active Reserve status a plus.

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)
First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.


Job Details

Date Posted May 17, 2018
Date Closes June 20, 2018
Requisition 2336600
Located In Coral springs, FL
SOC Category 00-0000.00