Burns & McDonnell Staff Electronic Security Designer in Kansas City, Missouri


Burns & McDonnell assists clients of all sizes and industries by providing extensive physical and cyber security services ranging from assessments, integrated security solutions, and large security architecture designs. Services we typically provide include security and safety system design, threat, risk, and vulnerability assessments, security surveys, security system design, security master planning, compliance to federal security programs, independent validation and verification of integrated security system operations, management of installation and maintenance, and staff augmentation to develop and implement facility management and protection processes. Burns & McDonnell is looking for consultants that will be responsible for the implementation of programs to provide physical protection of people, information, facilities, and other critical assets for our clients.

  • Evaluate client needs for new or modified security systems and products to determine feasibility, timeframes and compatibility with current systems.

  • Evaluate client security programs and strategies to determine overall program effectiveness.

  • Assist project managers with selecting, recommending, evaluating and researching alternate systems or products for implementing security systems design.

  • Assess policies, procedures, and regulations that may affect physical security expectations at client’s offices and project sites.

  • Provide vendor management (work, manage, and select vendors for solutions).

  • Assist in the design, planning, QA/QC, implementation, assessment, commissioning, and management of access control systems, video surveillance systems, building security, and intrusion detection systems.

  • Develop complex information/decision-making systems that encompass diverse technologies including unified management software, access control, intrusion detection, video surveillance, telecommunication, wireless, sensors, door hardware, etc.

  • Evaluate, recommend, and integrate technologies into various new and existing sites and facilities, and the implementation of plans for systems growth, operations, and personnel requirements..

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Associates degree minimum, Bachelor's degree preferred, preferably in security management, electronics, technology, or equivalent. Minimum

  • 5 years of physical security consulting experience or relevant equivalent in a corporate environment

  • Demonstrated ability to create technical project deliverables including reports, assessments, and preliminary sketches.

  • Experience with AutoCAD, Revit, BlueBeam, and/or Adobe Acrobat.

  • CPP and/or PSP certification, or obtained within 12 to 24 months of employment

  • Strong knowledge of physical security policies, procedures, and regulations (NERC, CFATS, RAM-WTM, J100-10, FSMA)

  • Experience executing security assessment methodology within different market sectors.

  • Strong knowledge of current and emerging state-of-the-art computer/network systems technologies, architectures, and products.


Job Business Analysts

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 180920