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Security Solutions Architect II

Dallas, Texas

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Security Solutions Architect II Position Type Full Time Req ID 2022-774009

Allied Universal® Technology Services, one of the largest security systems integrators in the United States, offers comprehensive and integrated technology solutions to help clients mitigate risk and protect people and assets. Allied Universal® Technology Services all-inclusive service approach offers intelligent and seamless technology solutions from electronic access control, video surveillance, fire/life safety, alarm monitoring, emergency communications, technological threat management and response, and other smart tech innovative solutions, including a broad array of hosted /managed services via the company’s Monitoring and Response Center (MaRC), and the Global Security Operating Center.

We are in a growth mode and continue to hire talented Installation and Service Technicians, Monitoring Agents, Coordinators, Project Managers, Engineers, Architects, Branch Leadership and Sales Professionals. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal® Technology Services today!

Allied Universal is hiring a Solutions Architect II to support the achievement of sales goals through direct pre-sales supportproviding high quality, innovative, cost effective technical solutions that meet or exceed our customer’s needs in a professional manner.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Develop technical solutions that map customer business requirements to security technology solutions
  • Generation of technical scopes of work (SOW) and detailed design narratives for technical solutions and associated cost estimates
  • Manage estimation process to include interfacing with multiple representatives of sales, management, and customer teams
  • Analyze blueprints, construction drawings, and technical/functional design specifications to prepare compliant solutions
  • Research emerging technologies in support of security integration solutions
  • Interface with product and distribution partners to obtain systems, device, and equipment pricing during estimating process
  • Support Sales Team by participating in technical discussions and meetings with customers and/or product partners
  • Support the Sales Team in customer facing ROI (Return on Investment) discussions and technical presentations
  • Understanding construction divisions, as they relate to Electronics -Safety and Security for RFP responses.
  • Maintain quality assurance by following organization and department standards

Knowledge & Skills:

  • High school diploma required; bachelor’s degree in related field preferred; equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • A minimum of 7 years relevant experience with integrated electronic security solutions or 5 years of experience in a pre-sales support/engineering position
  • Industry technology certifications such as PSP, CCNA; or product specific certification in Access Control and IP Video platforms
  • Working knowledge of network infrastructure including switches, routers, IP configuration, CCNA or equivalent certification preferred. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of certification
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; capable of managing multiple tasks, setting priorities, and meeting deadlines
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to communicate with stake holders via email, over the phone, and in person is required
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to obtain any state licensing requirements
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, and Word)
  • Ability to travel (20% -30%) on an as needed basis
  • Utilizing a PDF editing – Creation tool such as Bluebeam for device plotting, and team collaborations.

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.AUS.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit:www.aus.com/offices.

Career Path

Allied Universal offers many career paths to support your immediate and future success.

  • Career path of technician
    • Senior
      Application
      Engineer
    • Application
      Engineer
    • Install
      Technician III
      Sr Service
      Technician
    • Install
      Technician II
      Service
      Technician
    • Install
      Technician I
    • Technician
  • Career path of engineering
    • Solution
      Architect III
      Solution
      Engineer III
    • Solution
      Architect II
      Solution
      Engineer II
    • Solution
      Architect
      Solution
      Engineer I
    • CAD
      Technician
    • Engineering
  • Career path of project management
    • Senior Project
      Manager
    • Project
      Manager
    • Assistant
      Project
      Manager
      Superintendent
    • Project
      Coordinator
    • Project
      Management

"We do exciting and fulfilling work that protects people and assets, and that feels good"

Rewards

From the time our Professional Security Guards are hired, Generally, excluding some clients and unions, employees are eligible for health and welfare benefits 1st of month following 60 days of employment. For 401(k) eligibility employees are eligible after 6 months of service.

Benefits

  • Healthcare (Medical/Dental/Vision)

  • 401k Retirement Plan

  • Company-Paid Life Insurance

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Tuition Discount Program

  • Training & Career Development Programs