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Brookfield Properties Director, Security Systems in Chicago, Illinois

Company Overview

Brookfield Properties has an immediate need for a Director of Security Systems at our corporate office in Chicago, IL.

At Brookfield Properties, the foundation of our success is firmly rooted in our people.

Our company is comprised of experts across a range of specialties who share a goal of ensuring our properties are continuously evolving to meet the needs of our communities and stakeholders. To meet this goal, we hire visionary, entrepreneurial talent who help us innovate and enhance our business. We build collaborative teams who value integrity, creativity and diversity.

Our teams operate an iconic portfolio of irreplaceable properties within the world’s most dynamic markets. As one of the largest real estate services companies, we provide management and development expertise exclusively for properties owned by Brookfield Asset Management.

Our retail group operates destination, standalone retail real estate globally, including over 150 malls in the United States. Our regional shopping centers create a sense of place in the heart of the communities in which we do business: offering retail, lifestyle, dining and entertainment options.

Position Overview

The Security Systems Director oversees the security electronics program and team to include visionary planning; product selection; vendor/integrator selection and management; coordination/consultation with IT, installation and optimization of on-site and remote system usage. The Security Systems Director oversees more than 100 sites and 8,000 IP cameras which are connected to a corporate enterprise server system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works with the VP of Security to map out and implement CCTV/security electronics program and vision

  • Maintains knowledge of available CCTV/security electronics products; selects products for company use

  • Identifies and selects CCTV/security electronics integrators in accordance with company policy/guidelines

  • Maintains knowledge of CCTV/security electronics systems currently installed at Brookfield malls

  • Makes recommendations for capital budgeting of CCTV/security electronics systems

  • Maintains working and contractual relationships with CCTV integrators and communicates company CCTV standards

  • Maintains close working relationship/coordination with IT Department to develop and adhere to standards for equipment, networks, cyber security, and systems software updates and patches

  • Oversees personnel assigned to Security Electronic Team

  • Assists internal clients with significant security electronics related projects

  • Communicates regularly with internal clients regarding the status of security electronics projects

  • Develops and/or oversees the layout/design, RFP and installation process for new CCTV/security electronics systems; system expansions, upgrades, and significant repairs

  • Ensures proper installation and final set-up of equipment

  • Assists field locations in setting up for the optimal use of CCTV/security electronics software/equipment

  • Travel as required to fulfill job duties and responsibilities (up to 50% of the time)

  • Other duties as assigned


  • College degree

  • Certifications in security related electronics preferred

  • 2 years, designing, installing, and supporting security systems in a multi-site environment

  • Experience as a working security practitioner preferred (i.e. - security manager, crime trend trouble shooting, end user of security electronics)

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Strong understanding of physical security technologies, such as CCTV, IP cameras, access control systems, intrusion alarms, radio system

  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Locations US-IL-Chicago

Posted Date 4 days ago (3/26/2020 3:33 PM)

Job ID 2020-3501

Category Asset Management