April 2, 2020

Author: SMR Recruitment Team

3D Render of a Chain with Binary Background. SMR Group is Recruiting for a Senior Manager, Security Technology Systems.

This senior-level position is a great opportunity for someone who is equally adept within both security technology and security management roles.


SMR is seeking candidates for this new role with our client. The position requires a senior-level practitioner who has strong experience in both security systems and technologies as well as a successful track record of leadership. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who has extensive experience assessing risk and implementing security technology solutions in facilities both in the US and abroad, perhaps in a public sector role. Relocation is available for this position located on the west coast of the US.

Some of Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage teams that develop and implement enterprise-wide security technology systems including protection services, perimeter defenses and physical and logical access control.
  • Initiate and lead large-scale projects designed to minimize risk and disruption. 
  • Ensure compliance within critical systems across the organization.
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other government agencies.

The Education and Experience You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related technical area of study; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Extensive senior-level experience managing security systems projects in both the public and private sectors.
  • Solid understanding of physical security systems technologies and their integration to IT networks.
  • Must currently have or be able to qualify for a high-level U.S. Government clearance.

Competencies and Skills That Set You Apart:

  • Technologically advanced – though not a “super geek” - with a solid understanding of how to utilize systems to assess risk, deploy solutions and maintain compliance levels.
  • Strong program manager with the ability to both mentor and lead teams both direct and contract.
  • Critical thinker with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.

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