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Lead Security Technician

3.6 out of 5
Albany, NY


Albany, NY

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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program

Full job description

Lead Security Technician

Do you have passion for people and technology? Setronics Corp, an industry leader in the design, installation, and maintenance of comprehensive electronic security solutions, is seeking a full-time Lead Security Technician with industry knowledge, experience, and understanding of Integrated Security Systems & Fire Alarm Systems.

In this role, the Lead Security Technician is responsible to guide their team while performing client services at various locations for new equipment installations and equipment or system repairs. Position will support the business by installing and troubleshooting newly installed electronic security systems encompassing intrusion detection, access control, IP Video/CCTV, emergency communication and fire alarm systems. Our ideal Lead Security Technician will have 5+ years of hands-on physical security systems experience. If you are looking to join a dynamic and professional growing team, then we are looking for you!


  • Work closely with Project Managers, service and installation technicians to deliver projects on-time and within budget.
  • Identify training needs of other departmental technicians and communicate to management.
  • Can program IP cameras and NVRs and access control systems.
  • Perform service/ installation of cabling, various integrated security solutions, including access control, intrusion alarm, fire alarm, closed circuit television systems, and other various security related systems. Must be able to install, configure, and test equipment and devices associated until final product is complete.
  • Evaluates, diagnoses, troubleshoots, re-configures, and tests equipment and devices associated and repairs as necessary.
  • Performs upgrades and additions to systems to increase functionality and usability.
  • Performs computer program entry as required to add closed circuit television cameras, access control devices, and intrusion alarm systems as needed.
  • Coordinates with administration and other trades for the purpose of completing projects/work orders efficiently.
  • Read and understand drawings and prints to install the correct equipment in the correct locations.
  • Terminate equipment and field devices while completing and verifying the operation from the field to the reporting systems.
  • Exhibit outstanding team leadership skills and delegate tasks as needed.
  • Efficient in demonstrating proper techniques.
  • Customer focused - be willing to do what is required to complete the required task on any given day.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Must be able to solve problems, think independently, and take total pride in workmanship.
  • Must be able to read technical documents, drawings, and prints.
  • Must have good communication skills and the ability to think on their feet, as the environment is fast paced and technically demanding.
  • Must have experience with IP based systems.
  • Possesses a general knowledge of networks to be able to troubleshoot with IT department.
  • Has knowledge of relay circuits and overall theory
  • Will have Factory certifications with CCTV and access control (and other security products - a plus).
  • Be OSHA Certified
  • NICET certification is a plus!
  • Has general knowledge of locking hardware (ability to install electric strikes - a plus).
  • Working knowledge of ExacqVision, Kantech, Brivo, Bosch, Avigilon, Axis, DSC-NEO, and Aiphone would be a plus.
  • Nurse call, intercom, and fire alarm experience is a plus.

About Us:

Setronics Corp., headquartered in Billerica, MA. with an additional office in Portland CT, is an industry leader in the design, installation, and maintenance of comprehensive electronic security solutions. Established in 1969, Setronics has fostered and continues to develop its reputation as an innovative technology leader and full-service provider for customers throughout New England and the mid-Atlantic states. Our integrated security solutions include video surveillance, access control, emergency communications, intrusion alarm, fire alarm, central monitoring, and other intelligent technologies.

Setronics Corp. is an equal opportunity employer.
For More information about Setronics visit:

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Setronics has advised all employees of CDC recommended personal health and hygiene protocols and adopted CDC and other regulatory authority recommended practices. See more @

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have the following license or certification? Low or High Voltage?


  • hands on Security System Installation: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location: On the road