Physical Security Technology Specialist

Posted on 11 July 22 by Kennedy Barker

  • Seattle, WA
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Ranked one of Puget Sound Business Journals “Best Workplaces” and “Fastest Growing Companies”, Affirma is expanding its presence and hiring many talented individuals. Affirma offers exciting projects, a relaxed culture, and a flexible work environment


Affirma is a full service technology consultancy. We provide a breadth and depth of expertise while maintaining the personal touch of a boutique firm.  Our teams specialize in helping organizations of all sizes solve their most challenging business pain points by creating custom in-house solutions.  We offer services ranging from business intelligence, web design and creative consulting, infrastructure, and so much more.  At Affirma we are extremely passionate and dedicated to our customer satisfaction.  Our teams focus on ensuring we are delivering dependable and reliable solutions with every project we work on.

What you’ll do:
• Engage and assist in system repairs and new security construction
• Coordinate and provide remote support for vendors involved in systems repairs
• Oversee individual security vendor deliverables, track service delivery, and request corrective action from vendors as needed
• Foster working relationships to educate physical security stakeholders on false alarm reductions
• Extract and analyze metrics to improve physical security systems
• Assist with development of strategies for improving electronic surveillance and access control
• Draft reports and prepare presentations on the status of physical security systems
• Assist with site audits
• Assist with new technology research/testing
• Ability to travel
• Perform other work-related duties as requested. Omission of specific duties does not preclude the Physical
Security Technology Manager from assigning duties that are logically related to the position

Who you are:
• Customer focused and results-oriented
• Comfortable working in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
• 2 + years physical security systems project management experience
• 2+ years access control programming experience
• 2+ years IP video management system programing experience
• 2+ years of project management experience
• 2+ years of Bluebeam/AutoCAD experience
• 2+ years hands-on experience installing/maintaining intrusion systems, access control systems, electric lock
hardware and IP camera systems
• 2+ years of basic network experience
• A strong commitment and willingness to learn as well as share knowledge.
• An ability to problem-solve and apply critical thinking.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Good judgement, attention to detail and knowledge of how to raise problems and offer solutions.
• Experience interacting with other employees and working with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds.
• Proficient digital literacy including Microsoft Office Suite.
• Knowledge of Service Now, Adobe, Jira and SharePoint.

Why Affirma?
• One of Washington's Fastest Growing Private Companies & Top 100 Best Companies to Work For (According to Seattle Business Magazine and Puget Sound Business Journal)
• Casual environment, surrounded by incredibly intelligent and motivated co-workers, and a performance-driven culture
• Flexible Schedule
• Opportunity for growth
• Great location, great people, exciting projects, and tons of fun.



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