Aurora, IL | Full-time 

Job Summary:

The Technical Support position provides technical and programming support for customers, Field Installers, Field Service Technicians and Sales Representatives in order to help retain the customer and to promote the company value. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Alarm Detection Systems is an EEO employer

 *Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for instructing the customer in the proper use of their system, programming, and support for customers and Alarm Detection Systems personnel
  • Ability to learn new duties and adjust to new situations
  • Set objectives to expand on primary job responsibilities to provide personal and professional growth
  • Determine the best solution based on the issue and details provided by customers
  • Perform remote troubleshooting through diagnostic techniques and pertinent questions
  • Work with our Customer Care team to assist with customer set-up
  • Natural curiosity and drive to learn new topics
  • Analyze information, troubleshoot issues, and help provide solutions
  • Ability to make the right decision in difficult situations and exercise good judgment
  • Support sales with technical information to identify proper equipment for the engineering of the sale
  • Support all departments with technical details for alarms
  • Present professionally, which includes speaking clearly, listening carefully, following through with responsibilities, and always maintaining a professional attitude and appearance
  • Other duties as assigned by the Customer Care Manager and Technical Support Supervisor


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Experience as a field service technician is preferred
  • Customer service experience is required


  • Burglar and Fire Alarm Equipment Knowledge
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Knowledge of different alarm manufacturer’s software
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Read schematics
  • Organized and detail oriented


  • Clear and valid driver’s license is required
  • Must be able to obtain a Permanent Employee Registration Card from the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation


  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • Medical, life, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Short and long term disability
  • Company summer outing (friends and family welcomed!)
  • Education assistance
  • Generous employee discount


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