Boston Properties Limited Manager, IT & Building Systems Security in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Manager, IT & Building Systems Security

Information Systems

Primary Purpose of Position:

The Manager, IT & Building Technology Security oversees the implementation and ongoing support of security standards and processes for both IT and building system technologies. The position manages the continuing evaluation and assessment of both existing and new assets and systems. In partnership with building teams, the position manages integration projects supporting building technologies and systems including access control and physical security platforms.

Essential Functions:

Security Program — IT & Building Systems

  • Defines and drives the security strategies, standards and processes for existing and newly implemented corporate and building assets and systems aligned to the NIST framework.

  • Performs evaluations and assessments of new systems partnering with business disciplines across the entire organization; designs security approaches and standards for both new and existing systems.

  • Oversees the selection and implementation of new security products, solutions and services.

  • Oversees incident and forensic response, security audits and penetration tests.

  • Oversees ongoing training and communication programs in support of cybersecurity awareness.

  • Manages consultant and solution/service provider relationships.

Project Management Integrations of Building Technologies & Systems

  • Works directly with building staff to manage integration projects supporting building technologies and systems with the BXP network including access control and physical security platforms.


  • Actively researches trends, risk factors and threats to continually align the responsiveness of BXP's security program.


  • Manages the IT security team in developing and implementing policy, compliance processes and logging/reporting standards.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required with a technology focused concentration preferred.

  • 3-5 years of progressively responsible IT security experience required, preferable with exposure to building technologies supporting commercial real estate.

  • Possess one or more certifications: Certified Information Security Manager (CISM); Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP) and/or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated skills in managing vendor and solution/service providers.

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to set priorities; manage multiple projects and meet project deadlines.

  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of employees.

  • Exhibit and champion excellence in work and willingness to embrace change.

  • Demonstrated practical, hands-on, "can-do" approach.

  • Flexibility with schedule and ability to work beyond regular business hours.

Physical Requirements:

  • Involves work of a general office nature usually performed sitting such as operation of a computer.

  • Involves work of a general office nature usually performed standing such as operation of a fax and printer

  • Involves movement between departments to facilitate work.

  • Involves lifting to install and relocate computers and monitors. Must be able to lift 30 lbs.

ID 2018-2099

Department Information Systems

Type Regular Full Time

Building City & State Boston, MA

Standard Hours 40

Boston Properties is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer.