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Project Manager, Security Systems & Equipment


Location: Riverwoods, Illinois

Job Type: Not Specified


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Job Description

Responsible for driving the strategy of programs. Oversees systems projects, including selecting and overseeing vendors. Ensures security systems are in compliance. Develops and provides reports and metrics to leadership.


  • Manages systems programs.

  • Ensures compliance with final tests and acceptance of systems.

  • Leads systems projects. Defines requirements, goals and objectives, and coordinates with stakeholders to deliver projects on time and within budget.

  • Develops and maintains a suite of integrators, administers contracts, and manages performance. Reviews and approves invoices for vendors.

  • Proactively researches, designs, develops, and implements solutions for systems, upgrades, repairs, and change-outs.

  • Develops procedures, implements performance requirements, develops metrics, and implements optimization strategies.

  • Conducts security and equipment process reviews. Ensures compliance with systems standards.

  • Researches, analyzes, and tests systems to continually optimize operations.

  • Develops and maintains inventory, and refreshes schedules for systems and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Engineering, Computer Science, or Business-related field

  • 4+ years of experience; minimum of 3 years working with Security Technologies and Systems, or equivalent experience.

  • In lieu of a degree, 10+ years of experience; minimum of 3 years working with Security Technologies and Systems, or equivalent experience; minimum of 5 years working with security systems or security operations.

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we’d also look for:

  • 2+ years of experience in project management

  • CPP, PSP, PMP, or related certification

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