Senior Electronic Security Engineer
Our client are an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. They are very interested in hearing form ex-military personnel.
They are looking to build the leadership of the Physical Security Engineering team to support existing business, develop new business and reinforce our technical base.
Physical Security Engineering is a developing and dynamic service with the convergence of ICT and the Internet of things becoming more of a reality. You will be required to broaden the existing offering in this field with the support of existing and new consultants.
You will be responsible for winning and delivering projects both on your own and as part of a team.
You should be working towards or have reached subject matter expert in one or more of the following technical fields:
- CCTV including video content analysis;
- Access control including SAM and cloud based solutions;
- Security search equipment for personnel and vehicles;
- Physical construction of facilities and control cabinets against Forced entry using manual/powered tools.
You will be required to lead projects that involve other disciplines and therefore be able to demonstrate an understanding of these skills and how they affect the physical security design.
- Our client provides Principle Designer services for security only projects and you should understand the implications of this role.
You will be required to be conversant in designing in BIM (ideally both MicroStation and Revit) and be able to provide guidance to the junior consultants on delivery and the security considerations.
Be responsible for the day to day management of your projects technically and commercially.
Be required to take a managerial role in the team outside of your immediate technical area of interest.
Be responsible for developing relationships with existing and new clients and an engagement plan.
Be required to represent the Resilience, Security and Risk team at external conferences, working parties and BSI committees by presenting or contributing to the strategic setting the direction of the security in the UK and globally.
You will also be required to provide technical oversight and guidance to the graduates and consultants to ensure that the best possible standards are achieved.
Your commercial responsibility will be to:
Essential Skills and Knowledge:
At least 10 years working delivering major physical security projects across the range of sectors
Recent experience working in or directly with security agencies
Experience with threat, vulnerability and risk assessments and protective security
Experience in working on projects outside of UKIMEA
Experience of working with security by design and crime prevention through
·Industry and/or academic credentials in security or risk management (essential)
·Degree or equivalent in electrical, electronic or digital technology (essential)
·Hold membership of one or more of the established UK security institutions such as Security Institute; The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals (essential) and ASIS (desirable)
·You should be a Chartered Engineer (essential)
·You should have or be working towards being a member of the Register of Security Engineers and Specialists as either a generalist or in electronic security (essential)