Senior Software Engineer

| Chicago


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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
Motorola Solutions creates innovative, mission-critical communication solutions and services that help public safety and commercial customers build safer cities and thriving communities around the world.
We look for the most advanced problems solvers - like you - to help us create technologies that rise to the challenges of our customers. To connect firefighters to police officers to emergency responders to nurses to specialists to lives saved. To protect communities, grow businesses and make work safer and more efficient.
The Dispatch Consoles team focuses on a set of products purpose built for mission-critical operation over public safety communication networks. Dispatch Consoles provide a view into the communications system, with ability to monitor multiple communications channels simultaneously. Radio Dispatch operators and 911 call-takers use the Dispatch Console to communicate with first responders in the field and coordinate incident management among police, fire, emergency medical and other agencies.
Motorola Dispatch Consoles inter-operate with a wide array of communications technologies including analog and digital radio channels, tone paging, telephone; and also supports auxiliary connections for sensors, I/O controls and additional peripherals devices such as speakers, microphones, and headsets. Dispatch Consoles bring these elements together in a single product designed to present information from these sources in efficient workflows to help first responders perform their duties quickly and accurately.
Motorola IP-based Dispatch Consoles enable effective, secure communication over public safety communication networks to keep responders connected and informed when it matters most.
Job Description

Positions are available for a self-motivated, advanced problem solver Engineer that has a desire to work on a wide range of products, applications, and services in a DevOps environment. The position will work with developers across multiple development sites to deliver high quality Mission Critical IP-based Dispatch Console software.

Analyzes, develops, designs, and maintains software for the organization’s products and systems. Performs system integration of software and hardware to maintain throughput and program consistency. Develops, validates, and tests: structures and user documentation.

Motorola Solutions is looking for candidates with strong interests in:

  • Developing cutting edge secure digital communication solutions for Public Safety and First Responders

  • Information Security practices and secure software development methodologies and techniques

  • Secure protocols, key management, Public Key Infrastructure

  • Software development for 2-Way Radio Mission Critical Communication Systems

Candidates are expected to work in a team environment utilizing the latest industry standard agile practices for planning, implementing, and delivering products and services.

Desired Skills:

  • Proficiency and Professional Experience in C/C++

  • Professional Experience in UML/OO Design methodology and patterns.

  • Application or embedded programming experience

  • Team software development using Agile/SAFe practices. Experience with SDLC as well as awareness of Agile methodologies

  • Software virtualization practices and understanding of cloud based solutions

  • Knowledge of Network concepts such as bandwidth, packet loss, latency, caching, etc.

  • VMware virtual Networking concepts (virtual switches, virtual Ethernet Adapters, VLANs)

  • Strong Linux skills

  • Hands-on development experience with Node.js and client side javascript frameworks (Angular, REACT)

  • Hands-on experience with Python, HTML5, RESTful web services, OpenAPI/Swagger, JSON, and XML

  • Microservices, Kubernetes, Docker, Redis

  • Broad understanding of DevOps Tools including source control, continuous integrations, Infrastructure automation, deployment automation and orchestration (Tools such as Concourse CI, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Ansible, Kubernetes, OpenShift or similar toolsets)

  • Security concepts such as authentication, access control, authorization, cryptography, and least privilege

  • Experience writing SQL queries and connecting to Database backends

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong Collaboration skills


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline is required.
  • 4+ years of experience


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
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
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Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
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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
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
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Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
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Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
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Parking
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Tuition Reimbursement
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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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