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Systems Designer - Security Tewkesbury £30,000 - £38,000

Systems Designer - Security

Location: Tewkesbury |
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000 |
Posted: 22 May 2019 |
Closes: 11 Jun 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 1934

25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays. Contributory pension scheme offered


Job Introduction:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Systems Design Engineer in our Engineering team, based in our Tewkesbury office.

Design and produce quotations, technical Submittals, drawings, proposals, specifications for the supply/installation/commissioning/maintenance of security systems both for M&E and end users throughout the UK and overseas as and where necessary.

About G4S

F&S - G4S Fire & Security Systems (UK) is part of G4S Secure Solutions (UK), the UK’s largest private provider of security solutions. G4S Fire & Security Systems (UK) is the leading integrator of fire and security solutions with a fully accredited 24 x 7 monitoring centre for fire, security and location based services, protecting everything from small offices and schools to large multi-national organisations and high security


G4S, the leading global security and outsourcing group, specialises in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 120 countries and over 620,000 employees.


Role Responsibility:

  • Responding timely to all incoming enquiries from customers
  • Presenting a professional image at all times
  • Producing quotations ranging from £5,000 to £2,000,000
  • Accurately costing all quotations
  • Adhering to Company’s policies and procedures
  • Supporting Sales and Operations in the field when necessary


The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Requirements

  • Experience in a similar role liaising with End Users & or M&E Contractors.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to multi task and set clear priorities
  • Good knowledge of electronic security systems and standards
  • Technically adept with good practical skills
  • Good knowledge of Office applications (Google & MS)
  • Able to interpret Customer’s detailed specifications and drawings
  • Fluent in written and spoken English with good communication skills
  • Strong numerical, analytical skills and a strong financial acumen
  • High attention to detail
  • Good level of customer service and customer liaison skills
  • Professional attitude to work
  • Able to work on own initiative whilst within a team environment
  • Proven ability to manage a work load with quickly changing and often conflicting priorities
  • 5 Years Experience in the Electronic Security Industry.
  • Wiling to work out of business hours where deadlines necessitate
  • Enthusiastic with a real ability to learn
  • 5 Year checkable work history or evidence to support any period of unemployment, self- employment or time spent in fulltime education during that period
  • Right to work unrestricted in the UK/EU
  • UK driving licence with no more than 6 penalty points
  • 5 years checkable work history
  • Unrestricted right to work in the UK/EU
  • Fluent written and spoken English

Preference will be given to candidates who also meet the following:

Ideal Requirements

  • Experience of AutoCAD and MS project
  • Experience of IP based security systems
  • IT knowledge (Networking, O/S, Hardware etc).
  • Experience of presentations to groups of up to 10 people
  • Knowledge of any of the following systems: C-Cure, Paxton, Avigilon, Samsung, Exacq, Hik, Vision, Galaxy, Axis, Pacom


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