Site Lead: Security Systems Specialist - Pittsburgh, PA or Cape Canaveral, FL

Job Description

Are you ready to take your career as a Security System Specialist to the next level and grow with Siemens?

Siemens Government Technologies is seeking a qualified candidate with a current Top Secret or Q Level Clearance to provide access control and vulnerability support for network security in support of a long term and progressive government customer in either the Pittsburgh, PA or Cape Canaveral, FL area(s).

As a Site Lead Specialist you will be responsible for configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting enterprise level access control, and video system and database applications. This individual should enjoy planning, organizing, directing, controlling and implementing application-related projects, upgrades, system migrations and commissioning as these are a vital part of the role.


  • Manage and monitor various access control security systems and support the assessment of system controls, including validation of compliance of user and administrator access to information systems
  • Service, support and maintain all current and new equipment related to the Access Control System and Safeguards Alarm Monitoring System. The list of equipment includes, but not limited to, servers, workstations, card readers, hand geometry readers, network infrastructure equipment, iStar panels, power supplies, components, equipment, printers (report and badge), digital video recorders, network video recorders, analog camera and IP cameras
  • Resolve complex system issues for physical security systems and networks
  • Remediate all vulnerabilities defined by scans and update or reconfigure system
  • Manages and deploy patches to C-Cure systems and provide Informational Reports to the customer
  • Coordinate the current sites to test and verify application functionality
  • Maintain an inventory of hardware spare parts and recommend to the customer the hardware that needs to be purchased
  • Provide and maintain and inventory list of software on the enterprise C-Cure system and the applicable SSAs that are needed
  • Develop a communication plan to deploy the patches to the production systems
  • Test and verify application functionally of production systems
  • Perform periodic preventive maintenance to ensure any issues are detected early and resolved before the equipment fails
  • Perform root cause analysis and strive for continuous improvement, making recommendations to customer
  • Support multiple locations in the Pittsburgh area, but will mainly be onsite at one dedicated facility


  • Current Top Secret or Q Level Clearance is preferred
  • Applications without a current TS or Q Level Clearance will be considered
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent practical experience in lieu of education will be considered
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience programming and administrating networked security systems, preferably Access Control Systems
  • Experience with networking and Access Control system administration where performing triage on system problems where one of your main duties
  • Training or experience in multiple technical topics (i.e., database/system administration, software programming, network administration, etc.)
  • Familiarity with network concepts associated with firewalls, routers, load balancing, and network segmentation
  • Knowledge of database technologies, including  SQL Server
  • Knowledge and understanding of leadership fundamentals
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions and perform in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent leadership, problem solving, time management and organization skills
  • Ability to perform inspection of work and know the status of all work
  • Possess a valid Driver's license in good standing
  • Individual must be at least 21 years of age to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan
  • Software House C-CURE9000 Access Control System Certification at the Advanced Integrator level is required. Enterprise certification is preferred
  • American Dynamics Victor VMS certification required

Security Clearance:

  • Candidate must be a United States citizen and have an active DoD security clearance.

Organization: Country Functions & Departments

Company: Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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