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Who are Northland Controls?

Founded in 1982 and reborn under current leader Pierre Trapanese in 2005, Northland Controls exists expressly to meet the needs of existing and emerging tech firms around the world. Many of these clients are global household names who depend on Northland Controls to provide their security integration worldwide.

There’s definitely a Silicon Valley vibe about the company, from its high tech European HQ to the creative buzz around the teams. These are people who are genuinely excited about technology and they leave no stone unturned in getting the job done for their clients.

The business is still privately owned and led by engineers. There’s massive reinvestment in technical resources, R&D and people. And you’ll get the training, development and pay you deserve as a talented, committed member of the team.

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“I am so glad that I decided to join Northland Controls. They have a strong supportive culture and their priority is to make sure that you grow professionally as the company grows. They communicate and collaborate across departments and appreciate and listen to your input and opinion. If you are looking for a place where you want to go the extra mile, Northland Controls will focus on employee development.”

Aung Soe, Project Commissioning Engineer

Add Northland Controls to your list if:-

• You’d enjoy field-working at the offices and campuses of world-leading, world-changing technology companies;
• You’d relish handling large, sometimes multi-site or multi-country integration projects that can be technically challenging;
• You you’ve a real appetite for learning and deploying premier security technologies, such as Lenel, Genetec and C-Cure;
• You’re excited by the idea of travelling with the job, often weekly, to locations across Europe or further afield;
• You’re happy to contribute more widely to projects, rather than work just in your own narrow field, however great that is.

Key point: Northland Controls is happy to cross-train experienced engineers and project managers with solid security systems backgrounds.

Progression opportunities at Northland Controls

Current Vacancies

  • Junior Service Engineer

    Junior Service Engineer – CCTV / Access Control An excellent opportunity to join a genuinely top-tier security integrator who offer technical, high-end solutions to a range of...

    Role: Permanent
    Salary: £25,000/ANNUAL
    Location: Hertfordshire
    Reference: 37692

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  • Application Engineering Manager

    This high-end security systems integrator is looking for a Project Manager to manage multiple, large-scale integrated security projects (access control and IP CCTV) for Enterprise...

    Role: Permanent
    Salary: Competitive
    Location: Hertfordshire
    Reference: 37395

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  • Project Coordinator

    Top security integrator Northland Controls are looking for an experienced Project/Operations Coordinator to work within the projects team to support existing and upcoming...

    Role: Permanent
    Salary: €36,000/ANNUAL
    Location: Swords
    Reference: 37007

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  • Junior Project Manager

    * No Security Experience Needed*  Are you currently from a similar industry working in project management or project engineering role?  Are you looking for a new opportunity to...

    Role: Permanent
    Salary: €30,000/ANNUAL
    Location: Dublin, Ireland
    Reference: 37020

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  • Trainee Security Engineer ( Dublin)

    Are you looking to retrain and start your career in the electronic fire and security industry? Zitko specialises in Fire & Security recruitment and last year we launched our...

    Role: Permanent
    Salary: £25,000/ANNUAL
    Location: Dublin, Ireland
    Reference: 37018

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  • Application Engineer

    EMEA Application Engineer We are working with an integrator of highly technical IP CCTV and access control systems who are looking for an Application Engineer to work with UK based...

    Role: Permanent
    Salary: £55,000/ANNUAL
    Location: Southeast UK
    Reference: 36772

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  • EMEA Project Manager

    Great development role for a PM or Junior PM. Work with our newly established in-country team. Manage sophisticated rollouts for world-famous Tech and Blue-Chip customers. Our...

    Role: Permanent
    Salary: €55,000/ANNUAL
    Location: Dublin, Ireland
    Reference: 36512

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Case Studies

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    Reliance High Tech

    As one of the UK’s leading independent security technology integrators, Reliance High-Tech has an extensive public and private sector client base featuring National Infrastructure, Police, Government, NHS and many Blue Chip Corporations.

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    Northlands

    Our relationship with Northland Controls shows exactly how and why an exclusive managed service partnership can yield excellent results when critical talent is scarce. Here’s the story.

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  • STANLEY Security Solutions

    STANLEY Security Solutions

    In Autumn 2020 STANLEY Security Solutions approached our contracts team with a considerable challenge: resource a group of 8 – 10 contractors to support the company’s operations in various UK regions.

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  • Chroma Vision

    Chroma Vision

    Our relationship with CCTV specialists Chroma Vision goes back to 2004. Originally we joined their roster of agencies, working on a ‘contingency’ (no placement/no fee) basis.

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  • Welcome Gate

    Welcome Gate

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  • STANLEY Security Solutions - Technical

    STANLEY Security Solutions - Technical

    When one of the UK’s leading Fire & Security companies needed to hire a number of hard-to-find field engineers, Zitko was their first choice partner.

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  • Skills For Security

    Skills For Security

    Skills For Security spent six months trying to fill new instructor positions without success. Managing Director David Scott wanted a new approach and a colleague recommended Zitko.

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  • TDS

    TDS

    Get to know how Zitko has helped TDS recruit permanent team members for several years and running the company’s field service operations across England, Scotland and Wales.

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  • Evolution

    Evolution

    Learn more about how Zitko helped Evolution in resourcing contractors for their Swedish project.

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  • Reliance High Tech

    Reliance High Tech

    As one of the UK’s leading independent security technology integrators, Reliance High-Tech has an extensive public and private sector client base featuring National Infrastructure, Police, Government, NHS and many Blue Chip Corporations.

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  • Northlands

    Northlands

    Our relationship with Northland Controls shows exactly how and why an exclusive managed service partnership can yield excellent results when critical talent is scarce. Here’s the story.

    Find out more
  • STANLEY Security Solutions

    STANLEY Security Solutions

    In Autumn 2020 STANLEY Security Solutions approached our contracts team with a considerable challenge: resource a group of 8 – 10 contractors to support the company’s operations in various UK regions.

    Find out more
  • Chroma Vision

    Chroma Vision

    Our relationship with CCTV specialists Chroma Vision goes back to 2004. Originally we joined their roster of agencies, working on a ‘contingency’ (no placement/no fee) basis.

    Find out more
  • Welcome Gate

    Welcome Gate

    Zitko has worked with Welcome Gate on a variety of resourcing assignments and we were appointed on a retained basis to resource a new key senior management role: Head of Operations.

    Find out more
  • STANLEY Security Solutions - Technical

    STANLEY Security Solutions - Technical

    When one of the UK’s leading Fire & Security companies needed to hire a number of hard-to-find field engineers, Zitko was their first choice partner.

    Find out more
  • Skills For Security

    Skills For Security

    Skills For Security spent six months trying to fill new instructor positions without success. Managing Director David Scott wanted a new approach and a colleague recommended Zitko.

    Find out more
  • TDS

    TDS

    Get to know how Zitko has helped TDS recruit permanent team members for several years and running the company’s field service operations across England, Scotland and Wales.

    Find out more
  • Evolution

    Evolution

    Learn more about how Zitko helped Evolution in resourcing contractors for their Swedish project.

    Find out more

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