Systems Engineer - Smart Buildings/Security - Greater Los Angeles Area

Job Description

Who designs your future? You do.

Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your technical aptitude and passion for problem solving to ensure your customers can work in a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment? Then look to Siemens!

Join our team! Recognized by Fortune as World’s Most Admired Companies 2021

Our Culture: At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure: Our Smart Buildings help to create efficient, safe, responsive, and responsible environments. Our aim isn’t just about improving buildings; it’s about creating perfect places that improve peoples’ lives. This position creates unique design solutions to meet specific customer requirements for commercial security systems in new and existing facilities. The right candidate will make recommendations for productivity improvements and cost reductions to increase customer satisfaction and job profitability.


• Choose the appropriate mix of products and installation methods to provide the most cost-effective solution.

• Prepare submittals and schedules; handle the ordering of products and equipment.

• Participate in sales-to-operations turnover meetings to evaluate accuracy of the sales estimate and job layout.

• Design security access control and CCTV systems for buildings, including floorplan drawings for system device locations, riser diagrams, device wiring details, panel mounting and wiring details, bills of materials, and sequences of operations to meet the intent of the project plans, specifications, and contract documents.

• Provide general electrical calculations, including camera lens selection, conduit fills, power supply sizing, etc.

• Prepare engineering re-estimates and follow up with appropriate sales and management to ensure understanding of and satisfaction with job scope.

• Follow up with sales and management to ensure job scope, specifications, and schematics will meet customer needs.

• Provide start-up and checkout documentation to the Project Manager for use in commissioning and validation.


This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

• High school diploma or state-recognized GED; Associate degree preferred. Candidates with at least 2 years of security access control and CCTV system design experience will also be considered.

• Knowledge of engineering fundamentals of security access control and CCTV systems or equivalent field experience with security system controls

• Knowledge of the following access control system components: access control panels, door lock power supplies, card readers (proximity, keypad, biometric), door locks (mag-lock, electric strike, electric mortise), and request-to-exit devices (manual and passive infrared)

• Knowledge of the following CCTV system components: coaxial and ethernet cameras (fixed, PTZ, 180-deg, 360-deg), camera mounts (ceiling, wall, pendant, parapet, indoor/outdoor), ethernet IP addressing, ethernet limitations, ethernet switches and patch panels, and power-over-ethernet (PoE)

• Ability to read and interpret electrical circuit diagrams

• Proficient in Microsoft Office and AutoCAD

• Good verbal and written communication skills in English

• Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States


• Competitive salary based on qualifications

• Health, dental, and vision plans with options

• Matching 401(k)

• Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays

• Paid parental leave

• Company cell phone and laptop

• Extensive product training and professional career development

• Education and tuition reimbursement programs available

• Overtime, on-call pay, and company uniform and vehicle for eligible positions


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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