Careers At Modern Systems

Since 1979, Modern Systems Inc. has been serving Kentucky and surrounding states with affordable home security systems, home theater, camera systems, security and fire alarms for businesses, access control and more.


Modern Systems Will Open Doors For You

We are always looking for qualified applicants to fill positions and will be given equal considerations in accordance with your qualifications, and local, state and federal guidelines.  

We are always looking for qualified applicants for the following positions:

Modern Systems is seeking entry level and experienced Service & Installation technician’s to fill several open positions as our company experiences growth in our Somerset, Bowling Green, and Lexington locations. 


These positions entail Installation, Service, and Maintenance of customer’s security equipment including alarm systems, video surveillance, card access, fire systems, and other related low voltage systems. The qualified candidate will have very strong communication skills and possess a customer-centric focus. Candidate will be responsible for installation, upgrading, service, and maintenance of video surveillance, alarm systems, and other related low voltage systems. This position is full time.


  • Installation, programming of security, fire alarm systems, video & related systems
  • Daily hands-on field interaction with customers at the site level and some smaller customer care levels
  • Working directly in the field, on the most efficient way to solve service issues
  • Customer Training as needed
  • Troubleshooting service issues remotely and on-site, if needed
  • Respond to emergency situations during and after hours to resolve immediate safety concerns
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures at all times


  • Entry level positions offer on the job training. More senior positions require industry experience.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Possess a clean criminal and driving record, ability to pass a background check

Special Skills Needed for Lead Service or Lead Installer position.

  • Understanding and experience with alarm systems
  • Fire Systems, Security Systems, IP Cameras, and Access Control Experience
  • Previous experience within the low voltage industry
  • Ability to climb a ladder and handle equipment and tools while on a ladder
  • Maintain industry certifications and licenses as required
  • Computer knowledge (LAN/WAN) preferred (If required)
  • Senseof urgency, self-motivated
  • Dependable problem solver
  • Lead by example

Working Conditions

  • Differing work hours
  • Ability to lift 40lbs up to 10 times a day
  • Outdoor work (all seasons) required

Closing & Compensations
Modern Systems offers a competitive compensation package based on education and experience plus excellent benefits that include Health, Retirement, Paid Vacations, all major Holidays paid, and Opportunity for Career Growth. Please apply by submitting your resume and compensation requirements!

Modern Systems is seeking a Parts & Purchasing Specialist/Service Assistant in our Somerset Office.
This position manages all shipping/receiving functions, parts ordering and security panel programming. Additionally the position will serve as an assistant to the Service Manager.


  • Manages Incoming/Outgoing Shipments
  • Must be able to lift at least 30 pounds
  • Coordinate with sales team and technicians to order equipment for installations and service/repairs
  • Programming of security panels and internet-based programming (training provided – must be proficient with modern technologies and computers)
  • Working with electricity (low-voltage) and electrical wiring (training provided – certification not needed)
  • Multi-tasking
  • Manage and track inventory
  • Monitor parts pricing and update in ordering system
  • Customer service for adding/removing users, updating security codes, etc
  • Organizational skills for inventory and parts management
  • Data entry, including confidential information


  • Flexibility and able to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Past electrical or technology experience a plus
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Possess a clean criminal and driving record, ability to pass a background check

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