Senior Design Engineer, Integrated Security

Location: Reston, VA

Department: ESS

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Xator Corporation is seeking an experienced engineer to plan, survey and design integrated electronic security systems (ESS) including physical security equipment and other automated systems.

Principal Duties:

The ESS Design Engineer responsibilities include:

  • Representing the company with ESS engineering products and solutions.
  • Performing and documenting technical security surveys.
  • Identifying security threats, vulnerabilities and risks
  • Analyzing threats, vulnerabilities and risks
  • Specifying ESS solutions, requirements and procedural measures to mitigate threats, vulnerabilities and risks.
  • Producing a variety of written documents including memoranda, trip reports, and security survey reports; ESS design drawings and schematics; equipment and material takeoffs; installation and specification packages; and statements of work.
  • Perform travel to customer locations throughout the world.
  • Engage in work that can on occasion be physically demanding.

Specify, design and install ESS equipment and products including:

  • Communications and power infrastructure.
  • Intrusion detection systems (IDS), physical access control systems (PACS), closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems, delay/denial systems and security lighting systems.
  • Computer systems/encryption, firewalls, forensics, network intrusion monitoring, and system security audit products.

 

Required Qualifications:

The Senior Electronic Security Engineer shall have:

  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in the electronic security systems field.
  • A Bachelor’s or higher degree in engineering from an accredited university or college.
  • A U.S. Professional Engineers (P.E.) certification.
  • At least one security industry certification from one of the following:

Honeywell-Vindicator
Will-Burt LINX Predator Elite

Software House CCure 9000
Lenel OnGuard

Direct working knowledge of computer systems, operating systems, hardware platforms, software applications, power infrastructure, outside plant, communications infrastructure and analog, digital and IP networks,
direct working knowledge and experience applying NFPA 70 (NEC) and NFPA 101 (Life Safety).

 

General Requirements:

The Xator ESS Senior Electronic Security Engineer has a strong understanding of Department of Defense (DoD) and other Federal agencies’ policies, regulations and requirements for electronic security planning, design and implementation. The ESS Design Engineer is thoroughly familiar with Federal and DoD policy documents, such as DOD 5200.8-R, AFI 31-101, AR 190-13, UFC 4-021-02 and UFGS 28 10 05. The candidate will travel to various project locations and use a variety of survey and assessment methods to evaluate a system’s security risk. This includes running automated tools, using mechanical measurement devices, manual configuration checks, conducting interviews, reviewing documentation and developing system design basis.

People Management Skills: Ability to work in diverse, multi-functional teams responsible for delivering high-quality technical solutions on time and within budget. Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate with multiple stakeholders and ensures appropriate management and customer involvement.

Customer Interface Skills: Must be able to listen to and understand customer requirements and concerns, and assure customers we are executing effectively and efficiently. Ability to handle stressful situations and demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.

Position requires US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.

Must have and maintain expert level of knowledge of ESS technology, application and

Must have at least one security industry certification from one of the following:

Honeywell-Vindicator
Will-Burt LINX Predator Elite
Software House CCure 9000
Lenel OnGuard

Must possess direct working knowledge of computer systems, operating systems, hardware platforms, software applications, power infrastructure, outside plant, communications infrastructure and analog, digital and IP networks,

Must possess direct working knowledge and experience applying NFPA 70 (NEC) and NFPA 101 (Life Safety).

Additional desired experience includes:

Training and certification for:

Honeywell Vindicator
Will-Burt Linx Predator Elite
Software House CCure 9000
Lenel OnGuard
Hirsch
Pelco
Bosch
Axis
Mass notification systems
CBRNE systems
Fire alarm systems

 

Position requires US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Xator Corporation provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment as required by and/or consistent with applicable country law and company policy. Consistent with the foregoing, Xator Corporation provides qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans’ status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status(s) protected by law. In the United States, Xator Corporation ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

 

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