Security System Application Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200142738
Do you enjoy working as part of a team with a global reach? As part of our Global Security group, you’ll help manage the security needs of Apple’s most valuable assets: our people and innovations. You’ll be part of an important team that protects Apple employees and their work around the world. Your work will help create solutions to a variety of unique security challenges that affect our employees everyday. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you can accomplish. Adventurous, dedicated and diligent people are welcomed to our team. We seek a security system application engineer to support our global operations. The engineer will be responsible for supporting and defining standards related to Apple’s enterprise physical security system such as access control hardware and software, VMS (video management system) and PSIM (physical security information management). You are to collaborate with both internal and external partners to ensure technology related projects and implementation fits within the overall security operation framework.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in an IT related support role
  • 5+ years experience supporting enterprise security systems
  • Certification in Lenel Onguard, Milestone VMS, VidSys or equivalent
  • In depth understanding of physical security related technology such as RFID, card readers, video analytic, iris scanner or other type of biometric verification system
  • Experience with supporting Microsoft Windows servers in an enterprise environment
  • Ability to make data driven decisions on a regular basis
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with other teams and groups
  • Availability to support after hour on call rotation


The main responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Define and document security application programming & configuration standard - Validate security vendor’s project proposals and verify projects are completed as designed - Provide guidance to vendors regarding security systems - Plan and preform system and software upgrade for access control, VMS and other security applications - Work with both hardware and software vendors to solve problems and track system issues and develop a solution - Have the ability to work in a fast paced environment independently and within a team setting handling multiple priorities and deadlines on a global level - Be part of a team that will interact with both technical and non-technical clients including various internal customers - You should be a self-starter able to gain familiarity with new processes and new technologies with minimal assistance. - Build partnerships with our internal business groups - Be flexible with their work hours as some of our work can only be performed outside of regular business hours

Education & Experience

- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Additional Requirements