Motorola Solutions
We help people be their best in the moments that matter.
Chicago, IL
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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 OverviewThis role is part of the Canada Systems Engineering Team, providing Post-Sale SI deployment support for Motorola's ASTRO 25 and adjacent product portfolios, and participating in Service activities such as system upgrades, ad hoc Engineering consulting and technical services.
Job Description

Our Company has an outstanding track record of success and strives to build long term relationships with our customers. Customer satisfaction is given great emphasis and we strive to build a trusted advisor relationship with every customer.

The Motorola Solutions team comprises Sales, Project Management, Systems Engineering and System Technologist personnel working together in a high performance culture, often with demanding cycle times and high customer expectations as we work to deploy mission critical communication systems. Many of these systems are designed around the APCO Project 25 communications standard, often with interfaces to other critical customers sub-systems. With the growth of data services some of our customer’s mobile wireless networks are being enhanced with connectivity to LTE infrastructure leveraging compelling applications and live mobile video, supplementing our traditional core voice and narrow-band data networks.

The Senior Systems Engineer will take responsibility for and oversee all technical aspects of an assigned project from award until system acceptance.

This involves:

  • Final Design and implementation of the radio network including infrastructure, subscribers and mobile backhaul
  • Customer presentations
  • System staging
  • System acceptance testing
  • Radio coverage testing and interference mitigation
  • Radio system licensing (ISED)
  • Preparation of system fleet-map, encryption and radio programming templates
  • Complete system documentation
  • Live system upgrades
  • Ensuring the integrity of the architecture/design

Depending on the location of the work, travel is required for all project phases, from design through final acceptance (subject to applicable pandemic restrictions)

**Must be eligible to obtain background clearance if required by various government customers**

Specific Knowledge/Skills:

  • Experience/knowledge in radio communication systems, radio propagation, RF, wireless or broadband/LTE highly desirable
  • Experience, good understanding, and working knowledge of IP networking, network design methodologies & troubleshooting (Ethernet, TCP/IP, L2/L3, MPLS) highly desirable
  • Certifications through CompTIA Network+, Juniper JNCIA-Junos, Nokia NRS1, CCNA or similar, highly desirable
  • Previous knowledge and experience working with some or all of Juniper, Aviat, Cisco, Nokia/Alcatel, Xtreme, Ceragon, highly desirable
  • Experience directly working with end-user customers is essential
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to present complex topics to nontechnical audiences is essential
  • Experience/knowledge in line of sight microwave propagation is desirable

Additional Requirements:

  • Experienced technical professional (Professional Engineer) with multiple years of experience in Communications Systems design and deployment - along with the following mandatory requirements:
  • the ability to present confidently and persuasively to internal and external customer
  • a solid understanding of communications systems and the Project Management environment
  • Proficiency with written and spoken English (mandatory) and French (desirble)
  • Membership or Eligibility for membership in the applicable provincial Professional Engineering Association

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Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, IT or Networking
  • 3+ years of Engineering experience

Travel Requirements
Under 25%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
Yes

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. Motorola Solutions will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities upon request. Motorola Solutions souscrit aux principes d’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous accueillons favorablement la diversité au sein de notre effectif. Sur demande, Motorola Solutions offrira des accommodements raisonnables aux candidats handicapés.

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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.

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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!

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
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)
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
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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