Our portfolio of services is provided by a team of skilled and qualified experts, who have in-depth knowledge of security principles and processes, a comprehensive understanding of your vertical, experience in developing intricate projects, and adherence to Security 101’s core values of fanatical customer service and integrity.


Sales Engineer


May 17, 2023

Security 101 – Columbus is now recruiting for a Commercial Security Sales Engineer that has experience estimating, designing, engineering, and configuring a full range of commercial electronic security systems. Primarily IP network systems and overall security systems for new construction projects and modifications for existing security systems.


Base salary ranges from $60,000 to $70,000, plus a commission split, exempt, commensurate with skills, security industry experience, and product knowledge.


Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, prescription coverage, 401(k) plan, paid holidays, PTO and more.


  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience designing and estimating security systems for commercial access control, IP-based video security and intrusion alarm devices.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ field experience with access control, IP-based video security and intrusion alarm devices.
  • Must be process oriented, with good communication and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge and practical experience of reading blueprints and engineering principles related to automation, alarms, and security systems.
  • Must be able to work independently and resolve problems to our customer’s satisfaction.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Preferred knowledge and experience with AutoCAD.

Preferred certification in one of the following is a plus:

  • Access Control: Honeywell, S2, Genetec, Software House.
  • Video: Hanwha, Genetec, Exacq, Axis, Milestone.
  • Locking Hardware, ASSA ABLOY, Von Duprin & Adams Rite.
  • Intrusion: Vista, DSC, Bosch & DMP.


Estimating, designing, engineering, and configuring enterprise security systems with minimal supervision. System knowledge of access control, IP video surveillance, intrusion, and visitor management, required.

  • Advise sales and project team members regarding best products and solutions for each project.
  • Create or review formal documentation such as schematics and any technical literature to support each project.
  • Configure estimates and quotes for each project utilizing Fieldwire and Security 101 web-based software for quoting.
  • Respond to customer requests for information including the completion of any RFI or RFP.


  • High School (or GED) minimum requirement.
  • Electronics training from a Technical School or Military training in electronics or communications (preferred).

Security 101 is a DFWP and EOE. Our employees work in a motivating, team-oriented work environment.

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