Senior Staff Software Engineer

| Chicago

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
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 with DevOps practices to build CI/CD delivery pipelines and work on the core platform integration with container based services. The position will work with developers, IT staff and QA to frequently deliver high quality Mission Critical software to production systems.

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

-Mission critical feature development

Candidates are expected to work in a frequently changing team environment utilizing the latest industry standard DevOps practices for developing software, deployment pipelines, and responding to incident management.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise on building cloud and on-prem Openshift or Kubernetes solutions technologies

  • Collaborate with Development team to design and build Platform services through the complete DevOps Process to be used in a scalable, secure production system

  • Create application platform automation solutions based on containers and container orchestration tools such Openshift, Kubernetes and Ansible automation

  • Design and build microservices following REST best practices and well-defined APIs

  • Design and integrate PaaS solutions such as Identity Management, secrets Management and certificate management.

  • Maintain proper documentation and develop / adhere to git-based configuration management principles.

  • Build, Test and Operate CI/CD Pipelines to deliver features to production

  • Automation of manual tasks using scripting

  • Work with developers to optimize application containers for performance and scale

  • Investigate and adopt new technologies and tools based on development needs

Skills:

  • 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)

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • RedHat/OpenShift, Microservices, Kubernetes, Docker, Kafka, Redis

  • Experience writing SQL queries and connecting to Database backends

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Strong Collaboration skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

One or more of the following skills:

  • Scripting Languages (Python, Perl)

  • C/C++

  • Node.js

  • Javascript

  • Linux (multiple variants)

  • Windows development

  • Network Protocols (TCP/IP, TLS, UDP)

  • Concurrent Processing, multi-threaded application development


Basic Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline and 2 years of experience; or Master's degree Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline.


Travel Requirements

Relocation Provided

Position Type

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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