Tired of being a cog in the machine? Looking for stability with the freedom to innovate? At CertiPath you can have both, while making the world more secure, and simplifying access processes. We are seeking a Senior Physical Access Control (PACS) Design Engineer to deliver outstanding Federal Identity, Credential and Access Management (FICAM) implementation and operations services to the US Marshals Service (USMS). Join our team, make a difference and crush your goals at CertiPath.

I’ve never heard of CertiPath. What do you do?

At CertiPath, we are the experts in services for high assurance digital identity verification and management. We are an established organization with a 14-year track record of delivering on our promises, with the drive and entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up. CertiPath is focused on bringing facility and network access management for Federal Agencies into the 21st century.

So, what will the Senior PACS Design Engineer at CertiPath do?

You will work in a fast-paced environment where you will take a hands-on approach in helping the USMS with its nationwide Physical Security Program Office (Program). You will lead a team of engineering professionals to design security solutions in accordance with Program Standards to ensure compliance with complex federal and USMS mandates. You will have the opportunity to work on and deploy cutting edge solutions. Best of all, you’ll get to grow your experience working alongside smart people to solve problems that make the world a safer, more efficient place.

What does a typical day look like for the Senior PACS Design Engineer?

Although no two days will be the same, you will:

  • Leverage Program Standards to provide security design drawings which include work areas, conceptual pathway and infrastructure requirements, network and cabling diagrams, rack elevations and other designs necessary to convey the scope of work requirements or to document as-built conditions
  • Document security deficiencies identified and develop solutions compliant with Enterprise Architecture design criteria
  • Provide security equipment recommendations (e.g. PACS, CCTV, VMS, IDMS)
  • Provide technical guidance to Engineering staff
  • Support implementation, test and deployment of systems
  • Present guidance and support to stakeholders on Federal policies and Program Standards
  • Offer industry best practices and lessons learned from federal engagement past performance
  • Be an active participant in your development along your career path

What does the growth potential look like?

  • As CertiPath expands, the potential for growth into Program Management or higher-level technical leadership may develop.

What qualifications do you look for?

You might be the Senior PACS Design Engineer we’re looking for if you have:

  • US Citizenship
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 8 years of total experience in the security industry
  • 2 years of recent experience using computer-aided drafting (CAD) systems to prepare or revise engineering drawings
  • Prior experience serving as a “Team Lead” for engineering resources specializing in PACS, CCTV, Networking and PIV
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders to:
    • Draft Scopes of Work and Technical Drawing Packages to be used by procurement officials for solicitations and RFIs
    • Promote standardization of equipment and configuration management, and
    • Lead evaluations and assessments of highly complex projects
  • Hands-on installation, configuration and maintenance of FICAM compliant Physical Access Control Systems
  • Experience with PKI and Federal smart card technology (Personal Identity Verification cards – PIV)

We’re extra impressed by folks with:

  • Specific experience and/or certification in Identiv’s Hirsch Velocity product
  • Working knowledge of FIPS 201-2, HSPD-12, OMB memorandums, NIST publications (800-116-1, 800-53, 800-73-4), and CIO Council papers
  • IT and PACS Security Certification (e.g., Comp TIA Security+, PSP, CSEIP or CISSP)

CertiPath Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

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