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ICT Senior Designer

Los Angeles, California
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Watch your work come to life in landmark projects around the world when you partner with Syska Hennessy Group. As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, we specialize in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. Our Information and Communication Technology Group (ICT), in our Los Angeles office is seeking a Technology Systems Designer with systems design experience with a focus on one or more of the following trades: Telecom/IT/Audio Visual / Security. This role will support the engineering of systems for a variety of projects while working closely with clients, client reps, architects, and MEP engineers in creating designs for all kind of spaces including Critical Facilities, Corporate Interiors, Sports & Entertainment, Healthcare Facilities, Airports, and educational facilities throughout the country.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it is everything you will need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Job Responsibilities

As a technology systems consultant you will support the design efforts on a wide range of projects. You will work closely with senior and supervising consultants performing calculations and laying out highly technical spaces. Individuals in this position must demonstrate the ability to progress from basic design work assignments to more complicated and involved projects working in conjunction with a technical team. Responsible for providing trade specific system design layout (utilizing CAD/BIM); calculations (utilizing appropriate software); and other related design services including coordination with the designs of other trades (architectural and engineering / internal and external) under the guidance of more senior technical staff.

Additional Responsibilities:

Represent Syska Hennessy Group and work in close contact with and effectively interact with the internal design team as well as external clients and consultants (including owners, builders, developers, program managers, architects, vendors, etc.)
Create designs under minimal supervision of the senior staff
Develop specifications, system narratives and system layouts for a variety of projects and project sizes
Establish system application, design, and operational parameters / sequences under the direction of the senior team member
Participate in / Ensure / Oversee QA/QC process for your work and the work of others
Assist senior team members in the on-going determination of project scheduling requirements, staffing requirements, and project budgets
Perform construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned projects including conducting field inspections and subsequent detailed inspection reports
Coordinate with other disciplines and work in close contact with the entire design team
Assist the senior staff with processing RFI's, Change Orders, Bulletins, and Addenda
As appropriate, manage CAD/BIM and other technical staff
Write engineering proposals under the direction of a senior team member
Attend continuing education seminars on technical or professional enhancing topics

Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Engineering, Science or Technical discipline or equivalent relevant work experience
7 to 10 years of audiovisual, telecom, IT, or security design experience in a variety of markets including critical facilities (data centers, call centers, trading floors, etc.), healthcare, aviation, sports and entertainment, corporate interiors, and educational facilities
Proficiency in written and verbal communication and organizational skills
Knowledge of active network systems and structured cabling design
Has general working knowledge of Wi-Fi network and telephony design concepts, generating heat maps, etc.
Proficiency in AutoCAD
Experience in Revit/ Revit 360 preferred
Certification such as P.E., ICT certification (PSP, CPP, CTS, CTS-D, RCDD, CCNA, CCNP, CISSP, PMP, etc.), a plus


As an employee with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy Group includes:

Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Health Wellness Programs, including flu shots, biometric screenings, and gym discounts
Tuition Reimbursement
Training and professional development courses
Professional development incentive bonuses
Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
Transit/parking program
Monthly business phone stipend
Half day Friday working from home

At Syska, we promote an environment that is committed to embedding diversity and equality into the core of our business and culture. We empower our employees so they can take ownership for their work and development and strive to continually improve themselves and our firm. Syska is a place where you can build an exceptional career and have a lasting impact on the world.

Syska requires candidates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a request for reasonable accommodation for medical reasons or based upon a sincerely held religious belief is requested and the request is granted. As a result, in absent of reasonable accommodation, it is required that candidate provides proof that you are fully vaccinated to be hired.

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  • Job Reference: 705447055-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Syska Hennessy Group
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent