Senior Security and Alarm Systems Technician

Operations · Markham, Ontario
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation 28$-35$ Hourly DOE

Basic details

Job Title: Senior Security Systems Technician
Location: Markham, Ontario

Type: Full-time, Permanent

Experience: 5+ years

Spotter Security is growing, and we need another Senior Security System Technician that will bring more leadership and skill to our technical team. This role is perfect for someone that has over 5 years experience installing commercial security systems.

Our Security Systems Technicians are the face of our company – as the person with whom our clients will meet with most often, your success will build positive relationships with our clients.

Security Systems Technicians Overview

This is very much a hands-on position. You will be driving to customer sites to install, maintain, and update their security system hardware. Our technicians work individually and in teams; we have worked hard to achieve a supportive environment where you can learn from each other. Our customers' worksites span across the GTA, and you will need to begin and end each day at our Markham office.  

Successful technicians will be able to: 

  • Communicate effectively with our customers, and manage their expectations;
  • Help lead colleagues through installation projects and service calls;
  • Help teach colleagues about security systems and equipment;
  • Install low voltage cable for security cameras, card access systems, and alarm systems;
  • Terminate CAT5/6 cable with RJ45 and into a patch panel;
  • Mount and terminate access control panels (S2, Brivo, Avigilon);
  • Mount and focus IP cameras (Axis, Avigilon);
  • Mount and terminate alarm panels (DSC);
  • Mount network racks and wall enclosures;
  • Install and terminate door strikes and card readers;
  • Read blueprints and drawings.

If you enjoy problem solving and will push yourself to learn and exceed expectations, this could be the job for you! We are looking for talented people who enjoy hands-on work and are prepared for labour intensive tasks. 

Please clearly indicate relevant experience and qualifications on your resume. Be sure to make any of the following experience and knowledge clear.  

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered: 

  • Have 5+ years experience installing and/or maintaining cabling, security cameras, alarm systems, access control systems, and/or similar experience. 
    • Including experience with at least some of: Avigilon, Milestone, S2, Axis, ExacQ, DSC, Brivo, Eagle Eye, & OpenEye
  • Must have a valid full G-class license 
  • Clean driving record/abstract
  • Clear criminal record check
  • Must be currently able to legally work in Canada.

While we appreciate all candidates, these are only the minimum requirements that must be met to be considered for the position, and meeting them alone may not be sufficient for further consideration.

These additional certifications would make your application more competitive, but are not necessary:

  • Ministry approved Working at Heights certification
  • Boom/Scissor lift and/or Bucket Truck safety training
  • Product knowledge certification/courses
  • Completion of IPVM courses
  • Education in Technologist or Electrical programs

What's in it for you?

  • Highly valued and respected - we support our employees with the same high customer service standards we provide our clients
  • Guaranteed full-time hours
  • Competitive pay
  • Extended Health and Dental benefits

Who is Spotter Security?

We have been designing and installing custom security solutions for businesses and commercial sites in Canada since 2004. Our happy clients include many construction companies, manufacturing plants, commercial plazas, logistics companies, warehouses, data centers, education institutes, and other commercial properties. We provide 3 main services:

  • Video surveillance camera systems,
  • Live video monitoring, and
  • Access control systems. 

Our mission is to install the right security solution for our customers so that they never feel let down. And we can only fulfill this promise to our customers when we have a happy team serving our customers enthusiastically. Therefore, we are always looking for talented people who will want to grow with our company. We strive to make sure that our customers are happy, and we do this by make sure that our employees, who serve them, are happy too.

I want to apply! What's next?

  • Read about our company to make sure you want to join our team. Here is a link to our website: 
  • Our hiring and selection process can include video interviews, skills & knowledge assessments, and background checks (criminal record search and driving insurability). 
  • Please be sure emails from and to the domain will be received and not marked as junk

Good luck – we look forward to hearing from you!

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected at each stage to continue will be contacted.

Spotter Security is committed to providing accommodations throughout the hiring process in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Please advise Human Resources ( if you require any accommodations.

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  • Location
    Markham, Ontario
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    28$-35$ Hourly DOE