Technology Project Manager (Security Systems) in Charlotte, NC at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

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Job Description

Job Code: 84927555668

Category: Administrative

JOB SUMMARY: 

The Technology Project Manager position is responsible for proactively managing the technical installation and maintenance requests for clients, and the internal Securitas teams.

The Technology Project Manager is part technical support engineer, part customer champion, and part relationship manager for a defined group of post implementation customer accounts.

The Technology Project Manager has three overlapping responsibilities: Technical Support, Project Management, and Account Management.

Success in this role requires the ability to resolve technical problems, provide answers to detailed security systems configuration questions, interface with and coordinate outsourced and in-house installation and maintenance support teams, triage technical problems and coordinate the remediation response, be the single point of contact for post-sale security systems issues, communicate effectively with all parties involved in a project.

Maintain high level of programming knowledge in Access Control, Video Security, Intrusion Alarm installation and related technologies.

In addition, you will be required to provide service and support for IP based Access Control, Video Security Systems and related equipment.

You will be required to work with clients and subcontractors to ensure that all projects are completed on time and on budget. You will be required to identify anomalies early in a project installation and rectify with urgency.

Technical Project Managers also develop a consistent long-term partnership with customers to ensure they remain successful and realize the full value of their investment. This includes management of security systems installations, and on-going coordination of their maintenance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Manages and directs the work of Securitas subcontract labor to ensure completion of installation projects, including verification that job site is ready for commencement of project and that subcontractors maintain appropriate schedule and perform work properly.
  2. Plans and organize acceptance of installation project by customer, ensuring system functionality and customer satisfaction.
  3. Ensures that all assigned installation projects are handled properly in accordance with Securitas Technology policies and procedures, are timely completed, and are completed in accordance with budget.
  4. Proactively manage maintenance contracts, serve as single point of contact for customer issues
  5. Document, track, and support compliance with Service Level Agreements
  6. Drive issue resolution using standard process/procedures in coordination with supporting resources
  7. Assists with other technical support issues, as needed, including response to service calls. 
  8. Proactively manage, measure and track customer tickets to ensure their timely resolution
  9. Provide timely status updates, root-cause analysis and strategies to address issues.
  10. Escalate issues as appropriate. Apply fundamental troubleshooting skills to issues before escalating to the appropriate group
  11. Ensure ticket data is accurate and regularly updated (statuses, owners, other data elements)
  12. Provide assistance to other team members.
  13. Recognize revenue opportunities and coordinate with the Technology Sales Engineer
  14. Complete other tasks as assigned

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY

Additional qualifications may be specified and receive preference, depending upon the nature of the position.

MINIMUM HIRING STANDARDS

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a reliable means of communication (i.e., pager or phone).
  • Must have a reliable means of transportation (public or private).
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States.
  • Must have the ability to speak, read, and write English.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must be willing to participate in the Company’s pre-employment screening process, including drug screen and background investigation.

Education/Experience:

  • High School/GED
  • At least 5 years’ experience with security system installations including Access Control and Video Security System.
  • Technical background in Video security systems, access control, and electronic technology (low voltage), IP and Analog.
  • Knowledge of Milestone VMS and Axis cameras (certification preferred)
  • Understanding of job safety practices
  • Electrical background and knowledge of electrical materials
  • Must be proficient in using Project Management software (i.e. Microsoft Project)
  • License holder for installation (needs vary across state) highly desirable

Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

  • General knowledge in Microsoft Office Programs including, but not limited to: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook
  • Operational knowledge of basic office equipment including telephones, fax machines,  printers, and copiers
  • Familiarity with standard office procedures and practices
  • Excellent planning, organization and time management skills
  • Ability to carry out multiple assignments concurrently
  • Skill in clear and concise oral and written communication
  • Strong customer service and results orientation
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures
  • Ability to be an effective team member and handle project assignments responsibly
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form
  • A willingness to learn is essential as the position adapts to changes in the organization

Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Demands

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations
  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey
  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information
  • Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Computer usage
  • Regular talking and hearing
  • Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking, any of which may be required for long periods of time, and may involve climbing stairs and walking up inclines
  • Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving of 25 pounds or more
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and additional hours, as needed

*EOE/M/F/D/V