Siemens Sr. Security Technician - Commercial IP based Security Systems - Garfield Heights, OH in Garfield Heights, Ohio

Sr. Security Technician - Commercial IP based Security Systems - Garfield Heights, OH

Locations:Garfield Heights, Ohio

Job Family: Engineering

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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Field Operations

Requisition Number: 223492

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Garfield Heights

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Senior level

Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma

Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.

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Position Overview

Siemens is seeking a Senior Field Technician to support our customers. This role is responsible for programming, installation & testing and commissioning of IP based security systems, including Access Control, Video Management Systems, Intrusion Detection, and other advanced security technologies at our customers sites.


  • Manages tracking, start up, and commissioning jobs of larger revenue and/or multiple projects requiring greater

planning and technical expertise than the level the next lower level position.

  • Reviews plans, specifications, and contract to determine project requirements.

  • Handles start-up functions on selected control systems based on project plans, specifications, and contract documents.

  • Prepares as-built drawings.

  • Troubleshoots possible issues, including identifying and debugging software, electrical and installation problems.

  • Prepares database and job related programming for computer-based systems.

  • Provides on site assistance with or performs the installation and start-up, checkout and turnover process.

  • Acts as a technical resource to existing customers and field employees as needed. Coordinates work with


  • May be responsible for supporting ad training mid-level technicians.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Required education: High School diploma / GED

  • Required Travel 10%

  • Required experience: Five years experience installing and commissioning security systems that might include:

  • Analog and IP based CCTV cameras, monitors, cabling(Coaxial or UTP), power supplies(standalone and POE),

matrix switchers, audio surveillance/monitoring integration, encoders/decoders (H.264, MPEG4,Jpeg), DVR/NVRs,

VRM(Video Recording Manager), Storage arrays, VMS(Video Management Systems), and IP-based client viewer


  • Access control panels, readers, door strikes, REX(request to exit)sensors, relay input/outputs, ATG's(Anti-tailgate),

Access Schedules, access users and groups, events, intrusion zones, and enrollment.

  • Intrusion panels, keypads, PIR motion sensors, door contacts, zone configuration, user codes.

  • Working knowledge of VLANs, subnets, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP and other network protocols.

  • Experience working with leading security products e.g. Software House - C Cure 9000/ Genetec / Milestone.

Other Requirements

  • Good verbal and written communications skills in English.

  • Ability to read and understand design and construction documents.

  • Skilled in the PC applications and in the use of word processing and

spreadsheet programs.

  • Ability to lift seventy-five(75) pounds unassisted.

  • Generally 5-8 years of successful experience I area of responsibility and successful

demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States

Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing.

Individual must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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