Security Technical Systems and Network Manager (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

With more than 120,000 objects dating from ancient times to the present, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum in the western United States. A museum of international stature as well as a vital part of Southern California, LACMA shares its vast collections through exhibitions, public programs and research facilities that attract over a million visitors annually. LACMA’s eight building complex is located on twenty acres in the heart of Los Angeles, halfway between the ocean and downtown. Learn more about the museum by exploring

Reporting to the AVP of Facilities and Security Operations, the Security Technical Systems and Network Manager is responsible for monitoring, repairing, maintaining and optimizing all security, fire-life safety, and network technical systems at LACMA. This position is responsible for the oversight of the technical systems and network related budgets, contracts and vendor management.

Some duties include: collaborates with AVP of Facilities and Security Operations, Senior Security Operations Manager and IS management to optimize security, fire-life-safety and network electronic systems, assess systems and makes recommendations for improvements and efficiencies; maintains and updates software and hardware service agreements; manages budget for the security technical, fire-life-safety and security network systems, including software and hardware maintenance, repair and system expansion; provides annual upgrade proposals for software and hardware improvements; manages monthly, quarterly and annual maintenance and testing schedule for all security, fire-life-safety and network related systems; monitors all security, fire-life-safety, network systems and related databases and equipment including, but not limited to: Fire-Life-Safety Equipment (VESDA, Sprinklers, Beam Detectors, etc), Intrusion Detection System, Panic/Duress Alarm System, Video Surveillance System (ensure cameras and video recording devices are working properly), Artwork Protection Systems (RFID), and Security Network systems; schedules service from outside vendors on items that cannot be completed in-house, monitor vendor performance and quality of work, approve and process all related invoices; liaises with Gallery Construction, Registration and Curatorial departments on the installation and/or movement of cameras for the purpose of providing ample CCTV coverage in exhibition spaces; maintains accurate records for all system maintenance, repairs, and devices installation including expected lifetime of each device installed; orders supplies and equipment for all systems using prudent cost-savings initiatives; develops and maintains documented procedures for Security Control/Command Center Operations, specifically related to daily operations and emergency response procedures; provides management and operational oversight for the Security Control/Command Room; provides training for security personnel and management team on security and fire-life-safety related technical systems; ensures all critical systems are backed-up and redundant in the event of emergency situations; implements and administers a master key-management and tracking system; directly responds to and provides support in emergency situations in collaboration with AVP of Facilities and Security Operations, Senior Security Operations Manager and IS Management as required; assists Security Operations Manager in gathering forensic information and data for investigations.

The qualified candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems, Information Systems Management, Technical Management or related field, and a minimum of 5 years of experience with Security Technical Systems and IS networks. Master’s degree preferred. The following experience is required: experience with network set-up, partitioning of networks, network security and troubleshooting, server set-up, optimization and storage management; experience with access control software, including door/panel set-up, creating access privileges, enrollment and database management; experience with surveillance and video management system, including camera set-up and installation, user permissions, database management, maintenance and troubleshooting. On-call availability after regular business hours and on weekends is required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: It is the policy of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to provide all persons with equal employment practices and opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran or marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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