Presales Engineer (2020 Internship) at Motorola Solutions
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 OverviewOur 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 adviser relationship with every customer. Projects are varied in scope, ranging from a single-site installation for a city police department, to a turnkey statewide public safety communications system costing tens or hundreds of millions of dollars. The T5 South team encompasses Sales, Project Management and System Engineering personnel working together in a high performance culture, often with demanding cycle times and high customer expectations. The expected growth in business over the coming years makes this an exciting time to join the organization, with excellent career prospects. Our office is conveniently located at downtown Chicago.
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. Motorola Solutions Inc. internship students assist Systems Engineers in all aspects of their work. We start out with the basics with small project assignments. We gradually give you larger projects with more responsibilities. Our goal for our student program is to develop excellent candidates for full time system engineering positions upon graduation.
Our Communication Systems Engineers Interns design radio communication solutions, from the conceptual phases through to implementation that meet customer's requirements. They consult with the customer to determine their requirements to design the best solution to meet their needs. In cooperation with the sales, product development, and project management they develop technical strategies and generate proposals to customers presenting Motorola's solution. They provide coordination with the design and planning of the customer solutions using advanced technologies and provide technical support throughout the pre-sales phase of the project. This involves coverage and antenna site selection, frequency planning, interference analysis, design of system architecture, equipment selection, proposal generation, and presentations of proposed solutions to customer. System Engineers are then engaged in the implementation of these solutions as originally conceived. They take responsibility for all technical aspects of the assigned project from award until system acceptance. This involves implementation planning, system acceptance testing, coverage testing, and system staging. Travel is required for customer meetings, system staging, system implementation, and training.
Our engineers also work to ensure that the our sales professionals and customers are kept up to date on the latest technology offerings from Motorola Solutions and their relevance to customer needs. Our Senior Engineers support their colleagues to enhance both individual and group competencies, including mentoring junior system engineers. We expect our engineers to operate as professionals and take responsibility for their development including professional and technical skills needed for their success as an engineer.
- Currently pursuing a Bachelors or Masters Degree. Preferred emphasis in Wireless, Electrical, System or Computer Engineering or Computer Science
- Excellent communications skills and the ability to present complex topics to non-technical audiences
- Self-motivated and able to maintain focus in a pressured environment
- Experience working with customers is desirable
- Experience/ Knowledge in radio systems, radio propagation, RF, wireless, broadband, microwave, and/or networking is desirable.
- Experience/ Knowledge of communications networks (MPLS, Ethernet, TCP/IP) is desirable
- Certifications through CCNA, CompTIA, and/ or Amateur Radio/ HAM is desirable
- Pursuing a Bachelors or Masters Degree
- Graduation date must be on or after September 2020
Travel RequirementsUnder 10%
Referral Payment PlanNo
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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