Tiree - Security System Designer

Ottawa, ON, Canada Req #508
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

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Powered by challenge and collaboration, we bring innovative solutions, a tailored approach, and endless enthusiasm to supporting world-class infrastructure projects across the globe.

We are innovators and problem‑solvers, focused on leveraging our collective capabilities to solve defining challenges for our clients.

We foster an environment where people are supported, celebrated, and are empowered to grow, learn, and achieve excellence. Our success is built on a strong foundation that is instilled with a genuine passion for the projects we undertake and their positive impact on shaping our shared environment – getting to work on such projects is an inimitable privilege we don’t take for granted.

We believe, that together, we can make anything happen. When you join our team, that’s what you get. You get to make anything happen.


The Role:

As a Security System Designer specializing in physical security, your primary responsibility will be to create and implement tailored security systems that protect our clients' facilities. Working on a project basis and reporting to the VP, Security and Smart Technologies, you'll lead the design process, ensuring the security systems are highly effective.


What you’ll do:

  • Manage day-to-day aspects of each work package on assigned projects, including its scope and budget.
  • Collaborate closely with project teams and clients to assess specific physical security needs and develop comprehensive security system designs.
  • Design, implement, and configure physical security systems, including access control, surveillance cameras, and intrusion detection systems.
  • Conduct thorough on-site assessments of building access points and surveillance camera coverage to inform your system designs.
  • Ensure the seamless integration of designed security systems with client facilities and their security policies and procedures.
  • Stay at the forefront of emerging physical security trends, technologies, and threats, incorporating them into your system designs.
  • Provide training and guidance to clients and their staff to ensure they understand and utilize the security systems effectively.


What you’ll bring: 

  • Degree or diploma in a related field such as security management, security systems technology, electrical engineering, or computer science.
  • Industry certification is an asset (examples include ASIS Board Certified, PSP, CPP)
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a physical security-related role, with an emphasis on security system design and implementation.
  • Expertise in physical security tools and technologies, including access control systems and surveillance cameras.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, particularly within the context of security system design.
  • Proficiency in industry-specific design software and tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of physical security best practices, standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with diverse teams and stakeholders in a project-based consulting environment.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Eligibility to obtain and maintain Government of Canada Secret clearance. Asset: existing Secret clearance.
  • Bilingual (English/French) is an asset.


At Tiree we offer our employees the ability to carve out a career pathway that is unique to each individual and promise to support you by providing the necessary training, tools, and guidance to enable you to succeed. We appreciate you taking the time to apply and are committed to getting back to you in a timely manner and delivering an efficient and enjoyable interview process.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
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We strive to create a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion where everyone at Tiree feels welcome, supported and celebrated. There is dynamism and pride in a community shaped by diverse voices, perspectives and lived experiences. We want to empower you to be you.
We are extremely proud of our teams – they are strong, determined, dedicated people who aspire to excellence, and they make our organization better every day. Our goal is to meet that standard of excellence in our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility and for our teams to reflect the wonderful diversity of the communities in which we live and work.
If contacted regarding an opportunity with us, please advise our recruitment team of any accommodation measures you may require.

Other details

  • Job Family Tiree - Project Management
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada