Security Engineer

Arup Group New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Excellence Leaves a Lasting Impression: Bring Your Vision to shape a better world.

At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways - engineering, planning, designing, and consulting on many of the most renowned projects in the built environment. We aim to deliver technical excellence, innovation, and value to clients, while maintaining our core mission of shaping a better world. The firm opened its first office over 70 years ago and now employs 14,000 people globally. Since its founding in 1946, members of Arup have developed transformative ways of working. Adapting to the ever-changing environment, our work is focused on ambitiously reimagining a sustainable and resilient future for cities. Arup is rising to these new challenges: by bringing together broad-minded individuals from a wide range of disciplines, investing in research, innovating and creating better solutions for clients and the wider world.

Arup's New York office currently has a need for a Security Engineer who has expertise and experience in designing physical electronic security systems, such as video surveillance and access control. The candidate should also have experience with construction administration activities, inclusive of site installation verification, testing and commissioning.


  • Develop concepts for security systems that mitigates the security threats and risks of a project.

  • Prepare drawings and specifications for the procurement and installation of security systems.

  • Collaborate with others both internally and externally to ensure all aspects of the security system design is coordinated with other design disciplines, such as architecture, electrical and communications.

  • Provide construction administration support, which includes:

  • Review of contractor's shop drawings and submittals

  • Respond to a contractor's requests for information

  • Conduct field verifications of a contractor's installation

  • Testing and commissioning of the final installation

  • Provide general support to the growth of the Resilience, Security and Risk business, including oversight and development of staff.


  • Minimum of a 4-year degree in Electrical Engineering or that of an equivalent or appropriate field.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in practice of design and field related activities.

  • Experience with coordinating access control with door hardware.

  • Demonstrable experience in designing of SoftwareHouse and Lenel access control systems.

  • Demonstrable experience in Revit and AutoCAD.

The following skills and experiences are desirable:

  • Physical Security Professional (PSP) or Certified Protection Professional (CPP) via ASIS International.

  • Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) via BICSI.

  • Understanding of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles and how to apply them in the built environment

  • Understanding of a threat, vulnerability and risk assessment (TVRA) process.

  • Use of construction administration software, such as PlanGrid, Procore, and BIM360.

  • Strong client and stakeholder engagement skills, including the ability to aid in development of security objectives, communicate risk, and development of mitigation.

  • Analyze contractor's bid submission and change order requests.


As a consultant, you will have demonstrated a growing competence in the following areas:

  • Technical excellence

  • Project delivery

  • Project Management

  • Customer focus

Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless. This is your opportunity to shine.

Arup offers an outstanding benefits package including healthcare, 10% 401k match, time off and profit share.

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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