MTA Bus Company along with New York City Transit Department of Buses is the largest bus agency in North America. MTA Bus including NYCT Department of Buses has over 18,000 employees and a fleet of 5,700 buses that transport 2.7 million daily riders. The goal is to provide the public with safe, reliable and clean buses for service.
The MTA Bus Company is seeking a Director, Electronic Security Systems to manage system administration, daily oversight of new and ongoing security technology initiatives and operation of the Electronic Security Systems (ESS) at MTA Bus depots. In this newly created position, the Director will collaborate with project managers, departments, users, law enforcement and vendors to support the design, modification and implementation of electronic security systems technology to meet MTA Bus needs, identify problems and develop workable solutions that are safe, effective and efficient.
The position will lead the installation and operation, programming, testing and acceptance of the primary physical security technology, including, but not limited to: Credentialing System, Video, Access Control and Alarm Monitoring Systems in conjunction with project planning efforts. This role will serve as Subject - Matter -Expert (SME) regarding software applications for physical and electronic security, CCTV, and related areas for MTA Bus Company.
The Director will be on call 24/7 and will respond to major emergencies and handle ESS issues as necessary. This position is based at the MTA Bus Company Eastchester Depot, Bronx, NY.
• Manage 24/7 Electronic Security Systems Operations, including ensuring appropriate and secure access to all of the buildings on MTA Bus property in order to protect personnel and assets. • Responsible for the programming for MTA Bus ESS to include, but not limited to: entering schedules, creating time zones, ESS naming conventions and access levels in the access control system; adding alarms and deactivating lost/stolen cards and performing daily system checks. • Provide expert advice on installations for ESS, construction and renovation projects on MTA Bus depots. Additionally, provide support for the CCTV system, arrange installations, maintenance, and repairs of cameras and ESS equipment. • Serve as the Video Custodian, managing the production, control, archiving and tracking of all video data, internally and externally. Perform video investigations and data retrieval as needed for security, safety, criminal and operational investigations. • Develop and provide ESS training for all users of the electronic security system. Design and implement an ongoing ESS training program for all security personnel. Assist with the development and deploying of training materials and programs for all users of the electronic security systems. • Evaluate, maintain, audit and test ESS (e.g. access control, digital video, alarms, license plate recognition, security databases, networked security devices) to ensure integrity of information and programming of the systems. Administrate and log changes as needed.
• Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills. • Ability to interface effectively with senior management, staff and MTA affiliates and external organizations. • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, unionized operating and administrative environment with a large employee population. • Experience installing, maintaining, administering and supporting, computer hardware and database products such as Oracle and MS-SQL. • Experience working with networking concepts: LAN, firewalls, routers, switches, VLANS. • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows based operating systems and applications, Oracle and other systems and applications such as Crystal reports. • Thorough knowledge in analog/IP camera, fiber-optic video and data transmission systems, digital and network video storage and distribution systems, advanced intrusion detection systems, advanced computer networks and related systems, access control systems and other relevant technologies. • Lenel Emerald Certified or a satisfactory equivalent of experience with Lenel. • Proficiency in Intergraph, Lenel, C-Cure, NICE, or other similar systems, applications, access control, intrusion detection, CCTV and intercom systems. • In-depth knowledge of physical security systems, Security Hardware, Locks, Cameras and networked-based equipment. Ability to troubleshoot problems with access control, CCTV alarm system and either make necessary minor repairs or arrange for repairs to be made. • Knowledge of security best practices both physical and electronic. • Ability and the desire to respond to MTA Bus Location on a 24/7 basis when required and to work a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends. • Valid Driver’s License with no restrictions in the State of New York
Education and Experience:
• A Baccalaureate Degree in Security Administration, Information Systems or a closely related security field. • Ten (10) years of experience (to include 5 years of directly related experience with operating, maintaining and administering access control, intrusion detection, CCTV or similar electronic systems in a multi-location organization) including 5 years in a managerial/supervisory/administrative capacity; OR • A satisfactory equivalent of the combined education and successful experience.
The MTA Bus Company offers competitive compensation and a robust benefit package that includes: • Pension Plans • Medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage • Flexible Spending Accounts • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs • New York’s 529 College Saving Plan • Municipal Credit Union • Free Transportation Pass
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MTA Bus Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer The MTA encourages a diverse pool of qualified candidates, including military service members, to apply for employment.