Motorola Solutions
We help people be their best in the moments that matter.
Chicago, IL

Software Engineer (Remote) at Motorola Solutions

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Company Overview

Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home. 

We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.

Department Overview
The Motorola Solutions Command Central Video Services team is responsible for the architecture, design, and development of cloud-based Video Management Solutions servicing Public Safety and Enterprise Customers. Motorola Solutions designs, develops, manufactures advanced AI, video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions that help change the way people interact with their security systems. We are seeking a Software Engineer that will be a part of a highly collaborative team that will work on mobile and fixed video solutions. Our products allow customers to respond effectively in mission-critical operating environments and we’re looking for world-class innovative and motivated engineers interested in building software and systems that truly make a difference.
Job Description

Responsibilities Include

  • Architecture, design, and development of cloud-based Video Management Solutions for live media, and recorded media playback

  • Provide automation for scaling solutions

  • Maximize solution resilience and reliability while providing mechanisms to improve uptime

  • Able to participate in group discussions by expressing thoughts and ideas clearly.

  • Self-driven, high energy, highly innovative person with a positive attitude

  • Effectively collaborate with technical leaders in a multi-team environment

  • Demonstrate flexibility and resilience in the face of changing priorities and requirements


  • Bachelor's degree is required, with an emphasis in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline.

  • 5+ years of Software Development experience

  • Strong background in software development; experience in JAVA and RUST is preferred 

  • Knowledge of open-source multimedia frameworks, real-time audio, and video streaming

  • Understanding of object-oriented coding and design utilizing SOLID principles. 

  • Experience in the following domains: open-source multimedia frameworks, real-time audio, and video streaming, playback of recorded media

  • Experience with video encoding, decoding, transcoding, and streaming software solutions

  • Familiarity with low latency streaming protocols such as RTSP and WebRTC 

  • Able to troubleshoot and debug issues; work with offshore teams as required.

  • Support and triage issues with customer integration teams under minimum supervision.

  • Experience with Azure or other cloud platforms

  • A strong troubleshooting methodology and the ability to work under fast-paced timelines.

  • Scripting experience using Powershell, Azure CLI

  • Knowledge of CI/CD Pipelines

  • Knowledge of Docker Containers

  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance

This role can be remote anywhere in the US.

Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree

  • 5+ years experience with software development (preferably Java)

Vaccine Requirement

Motorola Solutions has implemented a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Any employee who is not vaccinated must wear a mask at all times when at a Motorola Solutions site or otherwise meeting with other Motorola Solutions employees or customers. Employees who have submitted proof of vaccination must follow site-specific or local mask requirements. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.

Travel Requirements
Relocation Provided
Position Type
Referral Payment Plan

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

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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Where we are

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

Technology we use

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What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Motorola Solutions Benefits Overview

Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!

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
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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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