Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) Operator

At Northland Controls

We are looking to fill both full-time and part-time positions to staff our 24×7 Global Security Operations Center.  The GSOC and its employees are responsible to help safeguard the people and property of Northland Controls and our clients.  The GSOC is the primary point of contact for employees, customers, facilities, security officers, and other vendors for safety and security issues and inquiries. Customer service is a key element of this position.



Full Medical and 401K benefits

3 Weeks of PTO for 40-hour Operators

Double-time for holiday hours worked

Time and a half for Overtime worked

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Respond to and investigate alarms received from a variety of access control and video management systems
  • Dispatch field personnel in response to alarms, emergencies, and calls for service; alerting emergency responders as needed
  • Assist personnel with access control issues
  • Follow client specific procedures to ensure timely communication of all security and safety related events for example, medical emergencies, intrusion attempts, etc.
  • Administer access for a variety of client control systems
  • Generate work order and maintenance requests according to the GSOC process
  • Conduct routine audits of readers, cameras, and other related devices for all clients
  • Troubleshoot and facilitate problem resolution for clients and their employees
  • Ensure the safety of employees locally and abroad by monitoring domestic and global events
  • Prepare all required written reports, including but not limited to:  activity reports, incident summary reports, and all required logs
  • Collaborate with the GSOC Operations Manager to identify process and performance improvements
  • Perform other duties and special project functions as assigned


  • Strong knowledge of computer operations and applications, including MS Office, Internet Browsing, and the ability to quickly understand security systems
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential and expected
  • Security GSOC experience, a plus.

Skills and Abilities

  • Superior customer service skills to deal with both internal and external customers
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely over the phone and radio
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle emergency situations in a calm and level-headed manner
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A dependable team player with professional maturity, enthusiasm, and a positive and proactive attitude
  • Comfortable with a high-tech work environment and eager to learn  new tools and processes
  • A highly flexible schedule; must be able to work additional time, weekends, and holidays as required by operations

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