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Physical Security Specialist

Job Title: Physical Security Specialist

Location: Baltimore, MD (60%) / Philadelphia (40%)

Duration: 1 Year 2 Months (W2)

Job Description:

The position requires a Security Systems Specific Resource with a detailed knowledge and understanding of Access Control, Video and Intrusion Detection systems as wells as integrated systems interoperability.  The candidate should possess excellent communication ability, be organized and able to work within a team environment as well as being detail oriented to produce accurate assessments and documentation.   The position will include an approximate 75/25 balance of field and office efforts with additional tasking details noted below. 

Work Location: Baltimore and Philadelphia Areas-60% Baltimore; 40% Philadelphia

Field Support

  • Attend site construction design walk downs, status meetings and vendor coordination sessions
  • Manage and resolve construction questions in field (i.e. hardware placement, performance concerns, issue resolution and managing key milestones)
  • Support site construction and design meetings (Provide vendor support/guidance when needed during construction and system setup)
  • Support site design efforts including hardware layouts and head end placements and power requirements
  • Perform field troubleshooting and walk testing to assure system performance and end to end operation
  • Manage and support security system commissioning including complete validation of systems operations from video recording and analytic systems to access control and intrusion detection systems
  • Manage installation contractor efforts to meet deadlines for commissioning and turnover to the Security Operations Center


Office Level Support Efforts (Owings Mills MD)

  • Assure head end systems programming standards are met and maintained
  • Provide systems efficiency reviews and report/resolve issues with vendors
  • Review construction designs and hardware placements
  • Identify and drive problem issues to resolution with vendors
  • Support Security Operations Center system operational issues and enhancements


Core Systems Knowledge

  • ExacqVision Video NVR  - Setup and operation
  • SoftwareHouse/CCure Access Control  - Hardware product knowledge and programming
  • Avigilon Rialto Analytic Engine - Hardware product knowledge and programming and tuning
  • DMP Burglar Alarm Systems - Hardware product knowledge and programming
  • Outdoor Protection Hardware – Microwaves, Fence Detection, Thermal Cameras
  • Thorough understanding of CAD/blueprint and one line drawing review/interpretation  


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