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At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters – to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and institutions who rely on us to help them build more secure and prosperous futures.

What You Will Be Responsible For

The Security Generalist is a critical resource on the Global Security team responsible for the coordination, documentation, and execution of related security practices to maintain the security posture at MFS. This individual has familiarity with various access control and CCTV systems and an interest in security. The Security Generalist is an active participant and contributor in day-to-day security department activities.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Performs routine security work, under supervision, for the implementation and administration of departmental processes and procedures.
  • Has a working knowledge of the access control systems, and is familiar with security related applications.
  • Assists with the timely processing of new full-time employees, terminating employees, contract employees, and temporary employees regarding physical and logical access requirements.
  • Monitors and reviews alarms on the access control systems, reviews close-circuit television (CCTV) systems and reports any issues to senior security staff members.
  • Follows all departmental procedures and controls and assists with any internal or external reviews or audits.
  • Conducts weekly safety and security walkthrough of 111 Huntington and 1 Summer Street locations.
  • Respond, immediately, to any report of a medical emergency and provide assistance as necessary.
  • Interact with building security to insure the prompt arrival, escort, and departure of EMS responders.
  • Responds to any reports of an engineering/building related problem or emergency.
  • Notifies the engineering staff of any information regarding the situation and lends assistance as needed
  • Provides security coverage at various internal functions, meetings, etc. that require a security presence. These events frequently occur during non-business hours. Assumes additional responsibilities as requested.

Job Requirements

  • Associate degree or work related equivalent experience.
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, writing, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities as circumstances warrant.
  • May be required to work at off hours such as nights and weekends to prevent interruption to daily facility operations.
  • Willingness to learn CPR/AED and administer CPR/AED if necessary.
  • Work hours are 9AM until 5PM and may require off-hours work


What We Offer

  • Generous time-off provided: including “Responsible time off” for many roles, paid company holidays when the US Stock Exchange is closed, plus paid volunteer time
  • Family Focus: Up to 20 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, adoption assistance, generous caregiver leave
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with company contributions
  • Wellness Programs: Robust wellness webinars, employee assistance program, gym reimbursement through our medical plans, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan, Defined Contribution plan- 15% of base salary invested into the Plan, competitive total compensation programs

During the Covid pandemic, MFS Employees are currently working from home. When safe to do so and in accordance to local government guidelines, MFS will be a hybrid work environment (remote/onsite) unless otherwise stated in the job posting.

This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless MFS approves an exemption as an accommodation due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission of an exemption request does not guarantee that an exemption will be approved or that the request can be accommodated.

If any applicant is unable to complete an application or respond to a job opening because of a disability, please contact MFS at 617-954-5000 or email for assistance.

MFS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws. Employees and applicants of MFS will not be subject to harassment on the basis of their status. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited. Please see the EEO is the Law document and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision, linked for your reference.