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    SMR Group is an international executive search firm whose global practice is focused exclusively on professional and executive level corporate security positions. It’s US based company, Security Management Resources, Inc. is seeking candidates in behalf of their client for the following opportunity:

    TITLE: Physical Security Systems Engineering Manager
    LOCATION: Kansas City Area
    REPORTING TO: Director of Security

    CLIENT: Become part of a company that is aggressive, original and stands out amongst competitors in the marketplace. Our client offers you the opportunity to develop and cultivate your career as we lead the telecommunications industry into the future, establishing what a next-generation local communications company can be.


    Consulting-level professional, recognized both internally by the company and externally by the business community as having broad expertise or unique knowledge. Contributes to development of company objectives and principles. Eight or more years of experience in the relevant field. May require a college degree, or twelve years of relevant experience without a degree. This level may encompass individuals with a PhD with two years work experience, a Masters degree with five years work experience or a Bachelor's degree with eight years work experience.


    The Physical Security Systems Engineering Manager is responsible for researching and selecting technical security systems (closed circuit TV, access control, and alarm) for the company, designing and/or engineering such systems for specific applications, conducting vulnerability assessments of facilities, and developing and maintaining physical security policies, standards and guidelines. The position is also responsible for ensuring state-of-the-art physical security programs, methods and equipment by conducting research through benchmarking and evaluation of vendor-provided products and services.

    This position, which reports to the Director – Corporate Security, is primarily an engineering position.


    1. BS/BA in a security- or business-related discipline, or equivalent experience, is required.

    2. Minimum of ten years of management-level experience in the security field is required.

    3. Minimum of five years of experience in the design/engineering of technical security systems is required.

    4. Minimum of five years of experience in conducting vulnerability assessments, and developing policies, standards and guidelines is required.

    5. Working knowledge of CCTV, access control and alarm systems, and their application, is required, along with the ability to develop both conceptual and final designs of those systems.

    6. Highly developed skills in the areas of communication (verbal and written), leadership, analysis, and planning are required.

    7. Designation as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) or Physical Security Professional (PSP) is highly desirable.

    8. Experience in the installation of security systems is desirable.

    9. Graduate degree in a security or business-related discipline is desirable.


    Interested candidates should submit their resumes via the position posting on the SMR website at: