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
Our Applied Technology organization puts some of Motorola Solutions' brightest minds on unique, highly challenging projects. Based on decades of experience with our customers, we apply leading-edge technologies to support security and safety throughout the world. We engineer our products from start to finish and manufacture them in-house. We're known for low volume and high capability with focused specialization in areas including software-defined radios, advanced antenna solutions, artificial intelligence and machine learning, cybersecurity, signals intelligence and more. We can't tell you much more about what we do, but we can tell you it's amazing.
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 software defined radio (SDR) and other platforms. You must be a flexible, results-oriented problem-solver who requires minimal supervision and can multitask. Projects can vary greatly from one to the next, so you must thrive on variety and enjoy taking on new challenges.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Design and implement FPGA designs used on custom SDRs and other radio platforms using VHDL or Verilog
  • Develop and simulate signal processing blocks
  • Implement self-checking testbenches and perform verification
  • Perform synthesis, place and route and timing closure
  • Work closely with hardware and software developers with a hands-on role in product integration and debugging using oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc...
  • Opportunity to be involved with hardware engineering tasks including design, component selection, schematics, and validation of the entire product
  • Perform field testing and customer demonstrations
  • Regular interaction with customers for requirements capture and design support
  • Mentoring of more junior FPGA engineers

Required Skills

  • Experience in simulation tools such as Cadence Incisive (preferred), Modelsim, etc...
  • Experience in back end tools and timing closure with Xilinx Vivado, Altera Quartus, etc...
  • Experience with develop scripts with Python, Tcl, etc…

Desired Skills

  • Experience with the implementation of digital signal processing blocks
  • Real-time embedded software development experience
  • Working knowledge of basic wireless communication theory
  • Experience with developing full-precision and bit exact models in Matlab prior to FPGA implementation
  • Experience with working with Xilinx SoCs
  • Experience with Matlab/Simulink
  • Configuration management tools such as Git
  • Schematic capture experience using Cadence Allegro is a plus
  • Excellent communications and teamwork skills are essential for interacting with a small project team and customers

Basic Requirements
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contract
  • BS or MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in FPGA design using VHDL or Verilog

Travel Requirements
None
Relocation Provided
Domestic
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
No


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
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
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.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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