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Systems Administrator I Arlington, Virginia Competitive

Systems Administrator I

Location: Arlington, Virginia |
Salary: Competitive |
Posted: 15 Sep 2020 |
Closes: 31 Oct 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US - G4S Secure Integration |
Region / Division: G4S Technology |
Reference: VA091520SAI

Job Introduction:

G4S Secure Integration is looking for a System Administrator I to work alongside other administrators and engineers to ensure client technologies are working to their fullest potential, providing world-class physical security support to keep the employees, assets, and reputation safe and secure.


Role Responsibility:

  • Program, test, and commission physical security systems, including access control, video management, and intrusion detection systems.
  • Work directly with Project Managers to ensure that the sites are tested and commissioned to meet required First Day of Business (FDOB) dates.
  • Interact with a ticketing system to track security systems issues from report to resolution; Ensuring completion within defined SLAs.
  • Coordinate with Client Corporate Network, corporate IT and other relevant teams to drive resolution to assigned tickets.
  • Coordinate with security integrators to resolve hardware failures ensure that all testing and validation is completed prior to integrator departure.
  • Support team initiatives to upgrade or patch security hardware and software infrastructure.
  • Support continual process improvement by executing and validating existing documentation. Identify gaps in processes/standards and contribute original content to the systems library.
  • Perform periodic audits of security systems / devices / cameras in order to ensure they are fully functional for desired health performance
  • Support remote shutdown of applicable security devices as a preventive measure for planned power outages and to verify functionality of security equipment after power restoration
  • Ability to multitask while balancing shifting priorities.
  • Conduct system training as required and directed by the Program Manager and Client
  • Special projects and duties as assigned by Client managers.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • 2+ years of supporting and managing physical security technology
  • 2+ years of supporting IT infrastructure in corporate environments.
    • Experience and Understanding in the Following Areas:
    • Enterprise Access Control, Video Management, Visitor Management and Incident management systems. Experience with Genetec (Security Center, Synergis, Omnicast, Strattocast), S2, ExacqVision preferred but not required.
    • Door controllers, readers, electrified locking hardware, dual factor authentication, cameras, video recording hardware, intrusion detection systems, duress hardware
    • Basic networking concepts and knowledge of Windows-based network utilities (ping, nslookup, tracert, net use, net stat, arp, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate factual information and ideas in English, clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, often under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to think critically, assess and investigate systems issues to understand the underlying cause and work with team to document, validate and execute programmatic resolutions.


About the Company:

G4S brings your systems together. We design, build and maintain stand-alone and integrated security systems. A trusted partner to customers and suppliers, G4S takes great pride in delivering outstanding expertise and superior service.

We have the ability to provide full turnkey services: taking a customer’s requirements, developing the concept, designing the network, selecting the product that best fits the requirements, and completing the installation.

Why Work for G4S?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Disability Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) match
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Certification Reimbursement

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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