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NASA Physical Security Technician

Job ID: 210993
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jan 31, 2021
Category: Wage Determination (SCA)
Subcategory: Service Contract Act
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate need for a Physical Security Technician to support the NASA Integrated Communications Services (NICS) contract at NASA's Marshall Space Center in Huntsville, AL. The NICS contract provides high quality integrated communications services for secure voice, video and data solutions and services to NASA customers worldwide.  The NICS team has a vital role providing the physical security technology infrastructure that protects NASA’s people, property, and assets.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist other team members with installation and maintenance of video surveillance equipment including cameras, video encoders, and network video recorders
  • Assist other team members with installation and maintenance of physical security equipment including electronic door locking hardware, badge readers, interfaces to external devices, turnstiles,  vehicle gates and barriers
  • Record work performed and provide timely updates to documentation and on-line databases


Required Education and Experience:

  • High school degree or equivalent; some college preferred



  • Basic electronics technician skills including ability to read wiring diagrams and standards, check continuity, component installation and replacement, and update as-built documentation
  • Safely install and test low-voltage cabling in and around doors, ceilings, and walls (including drilling door frames and fishing wire)
  • Install, terminate, test, and label network cabling (Categories 5, 6, and 6a)
  • Install, terminate, test, and label RG-59 coaxial cable


Desired Skills / Experiences:

  • Experience installing surveillance cameras in elevated locations in commercial premises
  • Prior vendor training provided by Axis, Pelco, Lenel, or Milestone
  • Experience installing electronic door locking hardware (including electro-mechanical, magnetic, request-to-exit, open sensor, intrusion detection, and key override hardware) in commercial premises
  • Prior government premises work experience at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center



  • Secret clearance required


Certifications / Training:


Desired Education:

  • User-level familiarization with software application including Microsoft 365 Suite, BMC Remedy, and Lenel OnGuard suite


Desired Certifications / Training:

  • Lenel Certified Associate
  • Prior physical security or video surveillance hardware vendor certifications
  • NASA monitored medical and safety certification for the following task areas:  Aerial Lift Operator, Confined Space Entry, Ladder/Scaffolding, Foreign Object Damage, and Noise Area


Travel (if any):

  • Some travel (<15%) may be required to for vendor training or to provide support at other NASA Centers


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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