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Executive Protection Specialist
Posted on 12/7/2022
Kirkland, WA, USA
Experience Level
  • Education
  • BA or BS and/or relevant work experience preferred
  • Professional Training/Certification
  • Valid State driver's license required
  • Valid National CPR/First Aid/AED card required
  • Current WA CPL Required
  • Valid US Passport required
  • Lifeguard Certification required
  • Successful completion of a recognized tactical / evasive driving course required
  • Industry Experience
  • 10+ years combined Government, Military (SOF), and/or Law Enforcement
  • Specialty training and /or experience in Executive Protection, Tactical PSD, and / or Combat & Tactical Emergency Medicine
  • Executive Protection experience in a corporate environment
  • Work Authorization
  • Authorized to work in the U.S
  • Desired education, experience, skills, competencies, and credentials
  • Successful completion of Diplomatic Security / WPPS Course
  • International Executive Protection travel experience
  • Successful completion of a recognized Executive Protection Course
  • Executive Protection Detail Leader or Supervisor background
  • WA State boaters license (education card)
  • Physical ability to walk multiple miles of city blocks
  • Physical ability to hike off road terrain for multiple miles
  • High level of firearm marksmanship
  • Physical ability to run & swim as necessary in times of emergency
  • Tanium Competencies:
  • Demonstrates ownership, takes initiative, and conducts work with a sense of urgency
  • Completes assigned tasks and training sessions by deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Team player
  • Person of high ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Travel Requirements
  • Roughly 30%
  • Mental Abilities
  • Analytical abilities: ability to analyze problem situations in depth; ability to show a probing mind
  • Number facility: the individual must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations at a minimum
  • Precision to detail: it is necessary that the individual be precise, detail-oriented, and exact
  • Flexibility: the ability to juggle several projects simultaneously, to cope successfully with diversity and complexity, to integrate seemingly unrelated data, and to reduce complex notions into relatively simple terms
  • Written and oral communication skills: ability to write memos, letters, and reports in clear, concise fashion with appropriate vocabulary, grammar, and word usage; ability to communicate effectively with superiors, peers, subordinates, and others on a one-on-one basis, using appropriate vocabulary, grammar, and word usage; includes clarity, organization of thought, and expressiveness are all part of this dimension
  • Management skills: ability to achieve results through subordinates; ability to successfully recruit, conduct selection interviews, place people, give clear direction, train, develop people for promotion, build cohesive and effective teams, monitor performance thoroughly, give constructive and ongoing performance feedback, conduct annual performance appraisals
  • Physical & Mental Abilities and Demands
  • Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work
  • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Balancing: maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
  • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles
  • Use of Fingers/Hands: Typing, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detail or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Hearing: Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machine parts
  • Repetitive motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Vision: The incumbent is required to distinguish between true colors, perceive depth, and partial field of vision is required at a minimum for the position
  • Work Environment
  • The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes
  • The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather
  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside
  • The worker is subject to noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level
  • The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals
  • Provides Executive Protection coverage for Executive and/or Executive family members in various environments surrounding their business & personal life
  • Provide secure transportation services with the ability to simultaneously conduct counter surveillance and/or tactical driving
  • Ability to drive and operate CEO's various modes of transportation in a safe manner including various security fleet vehicles and boat
  • Ability to perform water safety and basic water rescue techniques
  • Ability to spend long hours on your feet while maintaining focus and attention to detail
  • Conduct detailed advance work on physical locations, routes of travel, & event sites
  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality and discretion regarding all corporate and personal matters, especially executive conversations & communications
  • Provide protection during events held or attended by the CEO & family
  • Stay current with all National & State security licenses and certifications by continually attending specialized and routine training as required to maintain Tanium Executive Protection job readiness qualifications
  • Communicate with other security team members to identify and/or mitigate potential security threats as it relates to Tanium Executives and Tanium employees
  • Must demonstrate ability to maintain emotional composure and high-level problem-solving ability during situations of elevated stress
  • Develop and implement Executive Protection team best practices, standard operating procedures, and emergency response plans
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local law enforcement agencies, directors of security, and local venue security representatives that our CEO attends
  • Train new Executive Protection Specialists and/or conduct Global Physical Security team training as it relates to Executive Protection
  • Provide customer service with special consideration for executive preferences
  • Be a solution-oriented communicator using various communication methods and networks to routinely maintain a high standard of service for assigned executives
  • Maintain a high level of physical fitness, appearance, and C-level professional etiquette
  • Systematically communicate and log all Executive Protection relevant information
  • Trained in all areas regarding corporate and residential security. In the event that coverage is needed at various sites, the Executive Protection Specialist will be called upon to act in that capacity temporarily

1,001-5,000 employees

Security & systems management platform
Company Overview
Tanium is on a mission to revolutionise endpoint management and security for their global customers. It combines everything into a single platform that can identify where all your data is, patch every device you own in seconds, implement critical security controls, all in real time.
  • Insurance, Health & Wellness Package
  • 401k Plan, Stock Options, Equity Incentive Plan, and Performance Bonus
  • Work From Home
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Flexible Hours
  • Paid Time Off
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Employee Discount
  • Tuition Assistance
Company Core Values
  • We Do the Right Thing by putting our customers first, always acting ethically, and thinking and acting like owners of the company.
  • We Are Unstoppable in focusing on our mission with a relentless pursuit of innovation and excellence.
  • We Win as a Team by rejecting self-serving behaviour and succeeding through collaboration, diversity, and mutual trust and respect.