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Cannon Design Senior Technology Engineering Designer in Buffalo, New York

CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Technology Engineering Designer based in our downtown Buffalo, NY office. Take a look at the description below. If you think your skills and experience make you a good match for this position, we'd love to hear from you. We're looking for creative, curious, empathetic people to join our Living-Centered Design movement.
CannonDesign is an integrated design solutions firm focused on helping people continuously flourish. Whether designing for innovations in health, new scientific discoveries, equity in education or the next big idea in business, we use our Living-Centered Design approach to help organizations realize widespread change. Our ability to design transformational places, plans and strategies is why Fast Company named us a World Changing Company and one of the most innovative design firms in the world.
The ideal selected candidate will be a key member of the Technology Solutions group. This position entails acting as a senior client/project manager, business development leader, and mentor of staff.
  • Establishes and communicates assignment to team members. Oversees team progress and coordinates team activities and goals
  • Works with A/E design team to identify technology scope and implement design of technology systems in multiple markets.
  • Works with team to integrate projects, communicate and analyze information, and documents project implementation.
  • Coordinates assigned project requirements and schedules with other disciplines. Understands what documentation is needed and prepares contract documents with assistance of the technology team.
  • Ability to design structured cabling systems, knowledge of systems hardware for specification and design.
  • Working knowledge of audio/visual systems, electronic security systems, nurse call, distributed antenna systems, outside plant, data networking, LAN/WAN, voice and data architecture and data centers.
  • Understanding of applicable design codes including NFPA, FGI, NEC, BICSI and EIA/TIA.
  • Understands IT system integration with overall building design, including space planning and technology impacts, and an ability to blend technical solutions with business practices and personnel needs.
  • Manage multiple and/or large projects from concept stage through construction in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines.
  • Meet with clients to learn user needs, collaborate with project team, and develop engineering concepts and recommendations.
  • Demonstrated success at negotiating and securing new assignments on major projects.
  • Visits job site to assess conflicts and make recommendations for resolution.
  • Oversees the identification of staff members' developmental needs. Review departmental evaluations and selects individuals for further training and/or advancement.
  • Motivates and provides ongoing mentorship and constructive feedback to project team. Participates in the provision of ongoing feedback and mentorship across project teams.
  • Evaluates and attracts candidates for new positions in department or the overall firm.
  • Checks proposal drafts and provides guidance as needed. Establishes timelines for proposal preparation and clarifies necessary content.
  • Understands clients' developmental needs; capable of establishing and maintaining professional relationships with clients; orchestrates changes in response to changes in clients' stated needs.
  • Builds external relationship through networking, community and industry functions.
  • Ability to travel from coast to coast in order to meet project and client needs.
  • May perform other duties as required.
  • Qualified candidates must have 10+ years of related experience.
  • Associate or Bachelor degree in Engineering, Audio Systems, Information Technology or a related field preferred.
  • RCDD, InfoComm CTS or CTS-D and/or PSP certifications are preferred.
  • Must have strong communication, teamwork and collaboration skills as well as an ability to engage effectively with clients.
  • The ability to handle multiple projects is essential.
  • Revit proficiency is preferred.
The salary range for this position to be filled in the Buffalo, NY office is $84,294 to $105,367annually. This salary range is the range we believe is the anticipated range of possible base compensation at the timing of the posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the anticipated salary range for the position. Employees may be eligible for discretionary bonuses. We offer a full benefit package including medical, dental and vision coverage and flexible spending account options and voluntary insurances. We have paid time off, flex-time summer hours, remote work options and a 401k plan and employee perk programs. For a general overview of our benefits, please visit our careers page at Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level.
  • We are relentless in our pursuit of client adoration (not simply satisfaction). Consistent delivery of the best service is what we are about.
  • We are committed to ensuring our practice is equitable for all employees, representative of the communities around us - and focused on the future of design. We advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts through the leadership of our DEI Council, Employee Resource Groups and other community advocacy initiatives.
  • We're about communication and transparency here. If you want to talk to someone about an idea you have, or a challenge that needs addressing, we're ready for you.
Please note that candidates can only apply to our positions on our company Careers site. It's not uncommon for scammers to create positions that look legitimate on other sites; never enter your information or apply for CannonDesign positions on any platform. Should an issue arise that you feel we should be aware of, please contact us. Please provide your resume and portfolio when applying.
As a condition of employment, all employees are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.

CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.

Minimum Salary: 31200.00 Maximum Salary: 31200.00 Salary Unit: Yearly