IT Systems 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
Our IT organization isn’t just here to support our business. We’re here to reinvent it – by changing the way our customers, partners and employees interact with our company. To do that, we’re looking for people who bring great ideas and who make our partners’ ideas better. Intellectually curious advisors (not order takers) who focus on outcomes to creatively solve business problems. People who not only embrace change, but who accelerate it.
Job Description

We are seeking a Systems Engineer who can support the critical software used by our Hardware Engineering group in designing the circuitry in our products. We want someone who is a lifetime student, passionate about the use of technology to achieve business goals and can co-create the vision with business partners. S/he must be self-motivated, thrives on working across multiple teams, and can use technology to solve complex business problems.

Scope of Responsibilities/Expectations

Ability to independently lead the technology solutions leveraging rapid prototyping, Agile DevOps methods to deliver leading edge, best in class solutions. Responsibilities include: 

  • Have the mindset of a Product Owner to manage systems specific to the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) or other ECAD/MCAD functions of the hardware design process

  • Track and plan our Hardware tool roadmap and partner with Hardware Engineering teams to manage cost of the tools, quality of the output, and cycle-time of design

  • Build and manage the infrastructure or platform on which the tools run in order to best leverage cloud technologies, create automation, and ensure security

  • Provide platinum-level support for software applications, tool customizations, Windows/Unix/Linux support, development, and testing of tools and workflows

  • Execute projects and enhancements in conjunction with our Engineering teams

  • Generate and Maintain strong business relationships, prioritize projects, and lead small cross-functional teams

  • Solve complex problems, learn new systems, and analyze processes or technologies to streamline engineering operations and/or reduce time to market

  • Translate engineering business needs into functional requirements, including to propose and evaluate risks and benefits of solutions

Knowledge/Skills Required

  • 3+ years of systems management experience with the majority in a role supporting PCB applications such as Cadence Sigrity, Mentor Valor, or Dassault Systems

  • Experience in at least one of the programming languages: Python, PERL, Tcl, Java.

  • Experience developing in and migrating to cloud environments (AWS, Azure)

  • Profound ability to find root cause of problems, and ability to rapidly resolve problems

  • Excellent soft skills: Good written and verbal communication, analytical mindset, a knack for problem-solving, and a desire to learn

  • Self-Starter & Visionary with an entrepreneurial spirit; we want and love new ideas to improve our business with that latest technology

  • Must be able to lead teams through ambiguity and create a future

  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and rapidly changing environment

  • Out-of-the-box thinking, creative use of technology, proven ability to manage the capability roadmap and deliver small to medium projects


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or Business

  • 3+ years of experience in a systems support and business facing role 

  • Technical experience specific to PCB (Printed Circuit Board)


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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