The role of the Technology Solutions Engineer is the technical design, architecture, qualification and presentation of security solutions offered by Securitas. These include the integration of guarding services with access control, cameras, video analytics, remote monitoring services, intrusion detection, and alarm services.
The Technology Solutions Engineer will be required to work with customers to define their requirements, introduce specific technologies which meet those requirements, design, architect, and qualify proposed solutions, create Visio infrastructure topologies, proposals, and statements of work specific to the solutions to be offered and then present/review them with the customer. The Technology Solutions Engineer must be able to research specific technology questions or topics and be comfortable with formal presentations or “chalk talks” of various technologies and to step into a project management role as needed and must work alongside the Technology Operations Management Team who will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of the sold systems.
Ability to pursue and achieve professional certifications and licensure may be required. This position will be focused primarily in the Upstate New York area; however, it may be necessary to travel to other offices or customer locations on an occasional basis. Some off hours work may be required.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field and 2 years of successful and progressively responsible physical security systems experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company. Preferred qualifications are: PSP certification; experience/certification with AMAG, Avigilon, Axis and/or Milestone; experience with video analytics; and, experience with remote video monitoring solutions. Project Management & Sales experience preferred.
Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):Detailed technical knowledge of physical security systems, including video surveillance, access control, intercom and intrusion detection.
Demonstrated skill and record of achievement in business-to-business sales or operational activities.
Understanding of service industry cost and profitability drivers.
Strong customer service and service delivery orientation.
Skills to create and present a strong value proposition.
Excellent planning, organizing and leadership skills.
Self-starter, with ability to take initiative and achieve results.
Ability to be an effective member of and lead project teams.
Ability to use standard office applications software.
Basic knowledge of computer network architecture, data transmission and bandwidth.
Additional Salary Information: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, 401k, Monthly Auto Allowance, Commissions
About Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.
Securitas is the most locally-focused security company in the United States, with over 650 local branch managers and more than 90,000 security officers who provide unmatched security solutions to meet the specific needs of thousands of businesses. Securitas USA's core business is security services. Our main service offering categories are specialized guarding, mobile security services, monitoring, and consulting and investigations.
Securitas’ three fundamental values are: Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness. They serve as guidance for all of our employees in building trust with customers, colleagues and the surrounding community. Integrity: A Securitas employee is honest and therefore trusted to work unsupervised on the customer’s premises and with valuables. Securitas never compromises in its demand for integrity. Integrity also includes openly expressing one’s opinion, reporting improprieties and not withholding information. Vigilance: Professionalism entails seeing, hearing and evaluating. A Securitas employee is always attentive and often notices things that others don’t. Their vigilance is necessary in order to be aware of potential risks or incidents that may take place o...n our customers’ premises. Helpfulness: When needed, a Securitas employee will lend assistance, even if it is not directly related to his or her job. As part of an ongoing effort to make life safer, a Securitas employee will always help if an incident occurs that requires intervention.