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Systems Engineer

Company Name:
WorkStaff USA Staffing Agency
JOB SUMMARY:
As a Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing security systems which involves providing pre- and post-sales support to Sales and Technical Staff for the companies fast growing systems integration business. Support will include generating quotations; system designs, descriptions, documentation and testing; product applications, specification reviews; and site surveys.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop, write and review technical specifications and designs for systems/ products and integration of products.
Ensure complex system designs meet customer and engineering specifications by performing system design, fabrication, documentation and testing.
Serve as a consultant to customers sales staff in educating them on the latest technologies and ultimately solving their problems.
Perform as the technical lead in the implementation phase of projects to ensure customer needs are met. Provide technical presentations and demonstrations to customers during pre-sales activities.
Serve as a Project Manager, when needed, by working with the deployment team.
More Information About the Job
Whats exciting about this opportunity?
The company has long been known for its ability to combine new technology with years of industry experience. From our optical performance to advanced audible signaling, we take pride in providing solutions to keep you safe on the road. The company is exclusive technologies have proven to provide safer solutions for the best value possible.
How would we describe the team and culture?
We are a group of talented, open-minded, driven, dedicated, ambitious as well as innovative individuals who believe in "protecting people and our planet."
What kinds of people succeed in our organization?
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him." --David Brinkley At the company, everyone is given an opportunity to succeed. What will you do with your opportunity?
What are the top 3-4 things the person in this position will be challenged with in the first 60-90 days?
Personal challenges: deal with ambiguity to create clear plans with aggressive sales personal and all types of customers Technical challenges: building and debugging complex systems for security including wireless, servers/databases (virtual and physical), access control, video surveillance and license plate recognition
12 months from now, what would the person in this position have accomplished to be successful?
N/A
What are we looking for on the resume, and why?
The technical skills to scope out and design projects (costs, track schedules, BOMs etc) for the type of security systems described above. Hence we need someone who has several of the following technical skills: Networking, Wireless, Server Spec/Design (virtual/physical environments), Database Administration for the purpose of designing and building Security systems. We design, build and maintain security systems for municipalities and large infrastructures like campuses and housing projects.
What are we willing to be flexible on, and how?
Will discuss items we are willing to be flexible about with the right candidate.
Is this a replacement or a new position?
New Position
Where does the position sit in the organization and who does this position report to?
The position will work out of our Univ Park, IL facility and report to our Sr Manager, Systems Integration.
Does this position have direct reports?
No
Who will the person in this position interact with?
As a Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing security systems which involves providing pre- and post-sales support to Sales and Technical Staff for the company is fast growing systems integration business. Support will include generating quotations; system designs, descriptions, documentation and testing; product applications, specification reviews; and site surveys.
Whats the bonus percentage?
11%
Are we ready to hire the right candidate immediately?
Yes
Is relocation available?
Potentially
Is there flexibility in hours and/or the ability to work remotely?
Potentially
The Company is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of, and will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category, characteristic, or trait under applicable law.

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