Electronic Security Design Specialist, UT Police Department

The primary purpose of the Electronic Security Design Specialist position with the University of Texas Police Department is to provide security risk assessments and coordinate physical security implementation. Impacts institutional capital security projects.



  • Provides expertise and direction regarding institutional capital security projects to both internal and external project teams, addressing architectural, electronic, and operational protective measures.

  • Provides expertise, direction, and coordination of all disciplines in the completion of security vulnerability and risk assessments, and integration of security system designs.

Survey and Analysis

  • Performs vulnerability and risk assessments and physical site security surveys with written reports for the institution and other departments.

  • Prepares scope of work descriptions for project-specific requirements, develops budgetary estimates, and evaluates bids to obtain desired equipment consistent with current system applications.

  • Leads long term strategic planning and short term security solutions to maintain institutional security mission.

  • Participates in analysis, design, project management, and application configuration programming for enterprise level security applications.


  • Implements the development of procedures that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of UT Police technical services to support capital projects.

  • Develops and administers security standards and specifications to ensure compliance with current institutional security systems.

  • Designs, develops, and oversees implementation of solutions for system installation, including review of contractor submittals, periodic field observations, and system acceptance testing.

Other Duties as Assigned

Including but not limited to:

  • Emergency recall and/or may be required to remain onsite or work extended hours during man-made or natural disasters and unusual occurrences on campus.

  • Local or long distance travel may be required for training or other business purposes occasionally.



Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Management Information Systems, Security Management or related field.

Preferred: Master's level degree.


Required: Five years of experience in security design, electronic security system management and/or security risk assessments.

With preferred degree, three years of experience in security design, electronic security system management and/or security risk assessments.

May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 130407
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
  • Work Week: Days
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Pivotal Position: Yes
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 68,400
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 85,500
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 102,600