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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
Applied Technology is a rapid prototyping center within Motorola Solutions. We create proof-of-concept and lower-volume specialty communications products for government and private industry using wireless technologies such as TETRA, LMR, DMR, 5G, LTE, UMTS, CDMA, GSM, WiFi and IoT. Our customer-centric, team based environment provides an excellent growth opportunity for engineers and developers in enterprise markets where innovation is the primary focus.
Job Description

You will be a member of a small (1-6 person) multi-disciplinary team and will be responsible for architecting, implementing, and testing FPGA-based signal processing solutions for a variety of advanced wireless communications products.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all phases of projects, from requirements analysis and system architecture, through micro-architecture and design, coding (VHDL or Verilog), test bench design, verification, synthesis, and FPGA place and route

  • Work closely with hardware and software developers with a hands-on role in product integration and debugging using simulation and test equipment in the lab

  • Responsible for hardware engineering tasks including design, component selection, FPGA design, and validation of the entire product

  • Provide mentorship to junior engineers 

  • Regular interaction with customers

You must be a flexible, results-oriented problem-solver who requires minimal supervision. Projects can vary greatly from one to the next, so you must thrive on variety and enjoy taking on new challenges.

Desired Experience / Skills / Knowledge:

  • FPGA design using VHDL, Verilog or SystemVerilog 

  • EDA tools such as Modelsim, Cadence Incisive, Xilinx ISE/Vivado and Altera Quartus

  • Simulation (in Matlab/Simulink, Python, or equivalent) as well as implementation / verification

  • Physical layer design and implementation of one or more wireless telecommunication protocols, e.g. TETRA, LMR, DMR, 5G NR, LTE, UMTS, CDMA, GSM, WiFi and IoT

  • Configuration management tools such as Git

  • Excellent communications and teamwork skills are essential for interacting with a small project team and customers


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) or Master of Science (MS) degree, preferably in Computer or Electrical Engineering

  • 3 - 7 years FPGA design and implementation experience

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain the necessary security clearance as required by government contract


Travel Requirements

Relocation Provided

Position Type

Referral Payment Plan
Yes


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
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Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
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Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
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Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
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Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
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We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
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