Security Engineer – Reading


Website Zitko Group

Zitko is all about making fire and security recruitment easier, for everyone. We find hard-to-find people for hard-to-fill roles across 6 key specialist areas: Security Engineering, Fire, Integration, Talent, Contract, Sales. We’re straightforward to work with because we keep things simple. We work with clients throughout the whole security technology supply chain, delivering meaningful placements for companies and candidates we believe in.

Security Engineer – Reading

Salary : £35,000-£40,000

Our Life Safety and Security engineering team, is at the heart of our business. Multi-skilled across multiple technologies and product ranges, our engineers possess a wide range of knowledge built up over many years. Customer service oriented and driven to deliver the very best levels of engineering, our engineers take pride in their daily work.

This role will include a programme of mentored training and development to assist the individual as required, but also with a view to future progression and succession planning.


  • Install/Commission/Servicing of our wide range of field equipment including, Intruder Alarms systems, CCTV, Access Control, Audio Visual, Public address & Voice Alarm systems
  • Retrofit upgrades / extensions to existing systems as part of remedial works packages
  • Provide high levels of customer services.
  • Understanding site plans, to allow installs to take part based on site survey documentation.
  • Reactive call outs to site, with an aim to provide a first-time fix.
  • Provide on-site technical support and solutions to customers during both reactive and planned visits.
  • Complete documentation in line with company standards.
  • Work within strict H&S guidelines.
  • Work as part of a on call rota.
  • Advise customers on the latest products and services to improve efficiency.


  • Salary – £35 – £40k basic DOE plus OTE
  • Vehicle – Car or Van (can be used for private use)
  • Hours of work – 8 hour day Mon to Fri, generally 8am to 4:30pm or 8:30am to 5pm. Our support team rarely ever work away, are typically home every night.
  • 25 days holiday + public holidays
  • Sick Pay – Up to 8 weeks of paid sick leave after 5 years of service (2 weeks for first 2 years of service, 4 weeks for years 3 to 5 and then 8 weeks thereafter enrolment in company pension scheme
  • Healthcare – Medicash, which offers retail discounts and some cost cover (dental, optical, complimentary therapies, 24×7 GP). Employees are covered and family members can also be added

– There is Lots of opportunities for manufacturer training and accreditation (Honeywell, Genetec, Milestone, Gallagher, Bosch, Avigilon, Aruba, Fortinet, Commscope) ECS or H&S accreditation (IPAF, IPAF Harness, PASMA, Asbestos Awareness) we will look to get engineers up to a minimum mandatory training level.Expansion of career options – As a company heavily involved with networking, Engineers can skill-up on manufacturer training and accreditation (Aruba, Fortinet)

Required : 

  • Full UK licence
  • Permanent resident in the UK
  • Clear security screening

Apply today : [email protected]

Job ID: 40979

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