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Security Systems Specialist

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

Company Overview

Grainger is a global leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions. Our 18,000 employees are driven to serve customers and the community in exceptional ways focusing on delivering the highest level of service. The Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost-saving solutions. Grainger's employees serve customers more than 115,000 times every day through multiple channels. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll be able to develop your talents, and make a difference. Grainger is a Fortune 500 company and a perennial member of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies list.


Position Description

The Security Systems Specialist will be responsible for supporting the physical security systems and hardware technology throughout the enterprise.  This role must ensure the viability of all physical security systems with the goal of minimal business disruption. This position will also manage the lifecycle of a project and ensure proper resources are available to support fulfillment.

Principle Duty


  • Ensure coordination, installation, upgrade and conversion or servicing of alarm systems, access controls, video cameras, burglary systems and fire alarm systems.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of cutting-edge security equipment standards and technology
  • Review system standards, policies, required upgrades, maintenance and day-to-day management of all security systems through system integrators.
  • Suggest system solutions to specific security concerns identified through customer requests and security audit
  • Provide project planning, tracking and quality assurance and overall vendor communication, management and invoicing.


Position Requirements:

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • At least three years of experience supporting physical security systems and project management.
  • Position requires a strong background in vendor management
  • General knowledge troubleshooting IP cameras, NVR’s and Access Control Panels
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • Strong communication skills to facilitate system training for critical systems

EEOC Statement

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.