System Designer, Low Voltage
Paladin Technologies
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
12h ago

The Systems Designer performs discovery and analysis of business needs to define client requirements. This position works in conjunction with Account Executives and the Project Management team to determine technical requirements for project work and to ensure the fit and suitability of our product offering within the client environment.


  • Prepare high-level system designs in a thorough and professional manner during the pre-sales cycle. Design work may include conducting site surveys and device mark-ups, network architecture design, server loading, writing technical narratives and proposals, and preparing bills of materials
  • Produce detailed design drawings and technical descriptions of physical security, other building technologies, and the supporting networking, server and storage architectures in collaboration with owners and their representatives.
  • Develop post-sale design documents that will guide the technical installation and configuration of systems
  • Develop financial and logistics estimates, both independently and in collaboration with Paladin Technologies sales, marketing, and project management professionals
  • Multi-task and manage time effectively to prioritize projects, tasks, and meetings as necessary
  • Identify, establish, and document processes to support design efficiency and scalability
  • Develop productive relationships with clients and key stakeholders which will build respect and confidence in the organization's capabilities.
  • Understand and maintain an awareness of the productivity and profitability of work carried out by the organization

  • A minimum of three years of design experience in the information technology, instrumentation, and controls, and / or security industries
  • Field experience in a construction environment is an asset
  • A strong understanding of the physical security and / or IT industries, including an awareness of complementary products, technologies, trends, and the general application of physical security technology
  • An understanding of and experience with fundamental concepts pertaining to IP networks, low voltage electronics, power, and communications
  • A strong command of the English language supported by excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and projects and be responsive to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Post-secondary education from an accredited college, university, or technical institution in Business, Construction Management, Electronics, Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field
  • P.Eng, EIT, CET, or equivalent professional technical designation is preferred
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Motivated self-starter with the ambition to independently research new technologies as well as engineering and business methodologies / concepts

    All interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application through our website. We appreciate all applications and thank you for your time and consideration but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Paladin Technologies has emerged as the largest complex systems integrator in Canada. As a leader in the design, deployment, optimization, management, and maintenance of IP-based Integrated Security, Audio-Visual and Data Networking systems, Paladin can meet the needs of clients on a national scale, while providing local support.

    We are 100% Canadian-owned and operate nationally. The experts that makeup Paladin’s teams stay at the forefront of the changing technology landscape through continued training, complex client projects, and company support.

    As Paladin continues to grow, we continue to provide our employees with exciting challenges and a rewarding career.

    We thank you for your application however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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