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Systems Engineer I in United States at G4S Secure Solutions

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    United States
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/8/2018

Job Description

The successful System Engineer I applicant will work with a team of Systems Engineers to complete the design and implementation of the contracted solution.  Primary responsibilities for the project work include assisting in the completion of the detailed design, or assisting in the implementation of the designed solution.  This work involves the participation in, but is not limited to the following: developing drawings, performing design calculations, generate documentation, identify configurations, construct test plans and procedures, produce training plans and material, or assisting in implementing configurations, performing testing, conducting training, and assisting in the closeout.  The successful applicant will assist the engineering team in producing the necessary submittals, equipment, support, etc., on schedule.  The selected applicant will successfully achieve team goals by learning to effectively prioritizing their tasks and using available resources efficiently.  The successful applicant will assist in providing support through the project lifecycle including conception, design, estimating, installation, and, testing completion.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS




  • Assisting in system and network designs based on contract requirements and specifications for communications infrastructure and electronic security and surveillance applications.

  • Help develop cost estimates including; design costs, material costs, and installation costs.

  • Work with a team of engineers to develop total solutions for customers.

  • Participate in the design development process and design.

  • Successfully communicate project scope/requirements to subcontractors, vendors and suppliers.

  • Assist in provisioning, configuration and testing of system components in the lab and on-site to validate design concepts.

  • Aid in providing customer support for installed system with over-the-phone troubleshooting, as well as emergency site visits.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education, Experience, and skills
The successful candidate needs a Bachelor of Science degree or a minimum of 3 years of experience in the electronic security or communications industries.  A combination of education and experience may be considered.  They must possess a valid driver’s license.  In addition the following skills are desirable:




  • Proficient with software tools such as: Microsoft® Excel, Microsoft® Word, Microsoft® Project, Microsoft® Visio, and AutoCAD.

  • Must have good communications skills, both oral and written.



U.S. Department of Defense secret level clearance may be required by the candidate if the department or work location deals with DoD work.  Domestic U.S. and overseas travel may be required, in which case the candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a valid US passport.  Depending on the nature of their assignments, candidates might be required to pass background checks to obtain and maintain various security documents such as Airport SIDA IDs and a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).
SPECIALIZATION REQUIREMENTS
Experience and/or certifications in one (1) or more of the following key technologies is desirable.




  • Access Control, Badging and Visitor Management Systems

  • CCTV, Surveillance, Analytics and IP Video Management Systems

  • Burglar, and Intrusion Detection Systems

  • Photo Beam, Radar and Perimeter Detection Systems

  • Biometric Identification Systems

  • Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) Systems

  • Ethernet Switches and Routers

  • Servers and IT Infrastructure including SAN, NAS and Cloud Storage Systems

  • Microwave and Wireless Communication Systems

  • Fiber Optic, SONET and DWDM Communication Systems

  • ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems)

  • Useful Industry Certifications: BICSI (RCDD), NICET, ASIS (PSP, CPP) SIA, COMP TIA, PMI (PMP), CISSP

  • Useful Vendor Certifications: Cisco (CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, CCDP, etc.), Microsoft (MCSE), Access Control (AMAG, Honeywell, Lenel, Genetec, SoftwareHouse), Video Management (Milestone, Genetec, Exacq, Avigilon, etc.) PSIM (NICE, VidSys, Sureview, etc.)  Cameras (Axis, Bosch, Sony), Intrusion Detection (DMP), Networking (Cisco, Brocade, Juniper, Ciena, Aviat, Dragonwave, Firetide, etc.)



LANGUAGE SKILLS
The successful candidate will be able to read, analyze, and interpret engineering and construction drawings and specifications, common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and other documents.  Have the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English technical language, both in interpreting requirements and providing reports and mentoring.
REASONING ABILITY
The successful candidate must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  They must also be able to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit; use hand and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The incumbent is required to walk daily on construction sites in rough terrain, and climb ladders and facilities under construction.  The incumbent is occasionally required to stand for long periods of time.  The incumbent may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 lbs.  And occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent may split time between a semi-quiet office environment and on a construction site, where there is moderate to occasional high noise levels.
Depending on the assignment up to 40% travel may be required.