Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Mon Jul 1 2019 Job Description:
Budget Title: Lead Programmer/Analyst (SL-3)
Salary: Commensurate with experience
The Physical Security Analyst is responsible for the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of enterprise physical security systems hosted within Information Technology Services at Binghamton University. The Physical Security Analyst also conducts the planning, organizing and implementation of application-related projects, upgrades, and migrations of physical security systems.
The Analyst will support day-to-day operations associated with physical security, including routine maintenance and technology troubleshooting--either by resolving issues directly or by engaging internal partners and vendors as appropriate. The Analyst will work closely with the University Police Department, Physical Facilities, Residential Life and other campus entities to provision physical security controls and systems for all new construction and renovation projects.
This position reports to the Assistant Director of Physical Security, ITS and requires availability for off-hours and on-call support.
In addition, the Physical Security Analyst/Coordinator will:
Work with ITS colleagues and campus stakeholders to ensure successful physical security (electronic door access control readers, digital surveillance, video management systems, access control systems, key control boxes, biometrics, Bluetooth credentials, panic buttons, license plate recognition and help point/blue light systems) implementations
Perform audit functions of the access control system, identify security concerns or other inconsistencies and resolve them in accordance with University and Physical Security standards
Develop metrics to monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; find opportunities for improvements and implement them
Collaborate with internal partner groups to develop security protocols and processes based on their requirements and needs
Demonstrate broad security and construction related technical competencies including knowledge of electronic security products and systems. Provide recommendations for physical security infrastructure renovations and new construction that enhances employee safety and implement university physical security measures
Properly install, program, and customize new physical security devices & system configurations. Maintain device configurations and system options to ensure system-wide stability and functionality. Schedule and perform preventative maintenance of systems, such as server checks, patching, backups and event archiving
Manage databases, to include proper database administration and configuration. Expected to have knowledge relating to database system design, advanced database querying and modeling skills. Able to work with moderately complex databases
Have advanced knowledge of computer security tools, best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software. Skilled at administering moderately complex security controls and configurations to computer hardware
Familiarity with data quality and governance issues and requirements
Research and provide assistance to others on emerging physical security technologies
Perform annual review and updating of Physical Security Policies and Procedures, including design and implementation of training for relevant staff
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in all venues
Manage multiple tasks simultaneously while working efficiently, effectively and independently with minimal supervision
Work schedule will fluctuate based on academic calendar. Potential for after work day support exists
Must be able to maintain data confidentiality and compliance with regulatory requirements (HIPAA, FERPA, PCI, etc.)
A Bachelors' degree in Computer Science, Physical Security, or related field
Experience with security and access control software systems, including design, set-up and management
Detailed knowledge of door access control, access control readers, digital surveillance technologies, and physical security
Detailed knowledge and experience with the Microsoft Windows server environment
Experience with Access Control systems Project coordination experience
Experience with managing Microsoft Windows server based applications. Able to troubleshoot issues associated with performance, accessibility, and accounts
Interpersonal skills sufficient to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Demonstrated good project management skills with the ability to self-start projects
Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose system issues, including experiencing testing intrusion detections; systems, access control, panic alarms and surveillance equipment
Demonstrated problem-solving, strong analytical, and organizational skills
Work well under pressure and be able to work collegially and effectively in an individual or team environment to meet deadlines
The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
The availability to respond to issues outside of work hours as needed
Experience with Genetec and/or Lenel security and access control software systems, including design, set-up and management
Detailed knowledge of low voltage wiring, including code requirements, installations, running conduit, troubleshooting and working with security system hardware
Experience with Information Security & Risk Management, Telecommunications and/or Network Security
Knowledge of the methods and practices of physical security in a large and diverse environment, preferably in an academic environment
Familiarity with the latest physical security technologies
Familiarity in networking concepts: LAN, IP, switches and VLANs
Proficiency in reading and interpreting building plans (blueprints)
An industry recognized physical security certification, such as Physical Security Professional (PSP) or Certified Protection Professional (CPP).
Experience in working in a large complex organization
Experience working in higher education or a research environment
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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