Area Access Management System Administrator
Seattle, WA - United States

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Job Summary:

The Area Access Management System Administrator, assigned to one of Pinkerton's largest global clients, requires the ability to operate both at the tactical and operational levels. The Administrator ensures that only authorized persons are able to access the appropriate spaces while applying principles of the “Zero-Trust” model to the corporate security program.In this role, it is important to review logical connections between permissions groups and physical devices and auditing access levels to identify misconfigurations while validating that only verified persons have the relevant permissions, and autonomously driving the execution of necessary changes to the system to closure.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Support the client's Regional Program Security Manager on day-to-day approval of access requests across multiple sites and execute against individual need and verified persons lists.
  3. Proactively audit system connections between device and access permission to identify potential misconfigurations that could unintentionally allow unwanted access to restricted spaces
  4. Drive the execution of action items related to correcting misconfigurations or removing individual permissions to closure.
  5. Cultivate intimate understanding of space functions, owners, and occupying organizations that will allow the applicant to apply the principle of least privilege (PoLP) to individual permissions.
  6. Manage multiple area access management security workflows crucial to operational success.
  7. Analyze datasets and space layouts and leverage software systems to accomplish key tasks.
  8. Assist with security design and implementation for facilities.
  9. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Degree preferred and three years within similar physical security roles including Lenel OnGuard experience. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer who seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Lenel access level design and management skills, preferred.
  • Data entry or coding skills, preferred.
  • Understanding of Python, SQL, and Splunk Search Processing language.
  • Able to effectively troubleshoot within ambiguous environments.
  • Root cause analysis skills.
  • Able to communicate complex issues effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Results-oriented with a strong delivery focus.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively with global and remote teams across all levels within the organization.
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy.
  • Able to work efficiently to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads.
  • Able to analyze both qualitative and quantitative metrics
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • Frequent sitting.

Salary & Benefits Information:
Rate of pay: $48 /hour.

Benefit options include employer-paid life and AD&D, voluntary life and AD&D, medical, (HSA) Health Savings Account, (FSA) Flexible Savings Account, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(K), paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holidays) and several employee assistance-related programs. This information provides a brief benefit overview. Upon the acceptance of an employment offer, the new employee will receive comprehensive plan details based on specific eligibility rules.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer to all applicants and positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

*Current employees include Pinkerton and all Securitas divisions.