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AES Senior Manager, Security Systems and Application Support in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Senior Manager, Security Systems and Application Support

As the Senior Manager of Security Systems and Application Support, your primary responsibilities will include leading a team of security control system technicians, designing, and implementing security controls and policies, conducting risk assessments, and overseeing security systems and applications. In this role, you will collaborate with other functional groups and provide technical leadership and guidance to your team. You will be responsible for designing, installing, and integrating security systems equipment, such as Access Control, Intrusion Detection, and CCTV Surveillance systems. This includes working on various aspects, from technology research to system design and layout, overseeing construction and implementation, and maintenance and upgrades throughout the system's lifespan.

Senior Manager, Security Systems and Application Support is expected to:

  • Have an in-depth knowledge of security technology, be innovative, highly organized, and have a track record of delivering results on time and within budget.

  • Lead and coach a team of security professionals to provide high-quality solutions and services to internal customers.

  • Manage routine maintenance and the remediation of defects using digital ticketing and maintenance management system applications such as SAP and Prometheus.

  • Adhering to Physical Security Standards and Programs

  • Communicate, delegate, and provide feedback effectively.

  • Delegate tasks and deadlines and monitor and coach team performance.

  • Assess training needs and learning opportunities for the team.

  • Oversee and participate in security projects, from design to implementation and operation.

  • Prepare technical analysis, reports, cost estimates, and contract documents.

  • Research, design, and advocate new security technologies and products.

  • Conduct physical security risk assessments and design security solutions to meet the requirements of internal customers.

  • Deploy and integrate physical security hardware and software products into the existing environment.

  • Manage the budget and resources for assigned project(s) and adjust as needed.

  • Be flexible to travel domestically at least 50% of the time.

  • Be able to climb steps and ladders, work at heights, and carry weight within manual handling limits.

  • Be available to work extended hours and respond to emergency requirements during off-duty hours.

  • Prioritize tasks effectively and work across organizational boundaries.

A Senior Manager, Security Systems and Application Support candidate should have knowledge and experience in the following areas.

  • Leading development, implementation, and commissioning of standardized security infrastructure systems.

  • Providing technical leadership for large-scale security engineering projects and coordinating security system design specifications.

  • Project management skills in a fast-paced environment.

  • Design, develop, and implement solutions for system installations, upgrades, repairs, and change-outs.

  • Commissioning of security system equipment.

  • Complete the final testing and acceptance of security systems.

  • Build and deploy training programs for all users of the physical security systems.

  • Design and implement physical security solutions and architectures using security technologies, products, and best practices.

  • Implement and maintain access control and identity management systems and applications.

  • Install and maintain HID Hardware related systems.

  • Digitalized maintenance management systems such as SAP.

  • Physical risk assessments to identify and mitigate security threats and vulnerabilities.

  • Understand and implement best practices, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures for critical infrastructure security architectures

  • VISIO, AutoCAD, Revit, BlueBeam, or other design tools.

  • Advanced skills in all Microsoft Office products.


  • BA/BS degree.

  • CPP, PSP, or CISSP Certification.

  • 3 to 5 years of experience managing security professionals or security monitoring centers desired.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Safety comes first at AES. To protect the health and safety of our people, customers, communities and partners, and to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, AES requires all newly-hired people or current AES people applying for U.S.-based role(s), to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their date of hire. Except where prohibited by law or not specifically covered in a collective bargaining agreement, new hires and transfers will be required to provide proof of vaccination during onboarding and periodically thereafter. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities, as applicable.

Accelerating the future of energy, together

Our people are our energy and have transformed AES into the type of energy company that the world needs today and in the future. Coming from all walks of life, our people share a passion for improving lives by advancing the energy sector through innovation, collaboration and action.

We are working in an industry that requires new thinking and ways of working together to create solutions that are both economically and environmentally viable, not just one or the other.

We are looking for passionate people to join us in our mission to accelerate the future of energy.

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