Video Systems 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
At Motorola Solutions, we help people be their best in the moments that matter. We help firefighters see around buildings and police officers see around street corners. Our work is very meaningful, impactful, and cutting edge and we invite you to explore it. We are the Best!
Motorola Solutions is a world leader in the field of professional mobile communications systems with an impressive heritage of technological innovations and a global base of installed systems. The group's main business is the implementation of mission critical digital mobile communication systems for Government & Public Safety Communications customers with a growing market in Video Surveillance.
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 adviser relationship with every customer.
Motorola has grown as a video integration company, deploying large scale public safety surveillance systems for state, local, and federal government agencies. Motorola’s acquisition of Avigilon has emphasized the focus of video surveillance and the need for a growing video integration across the country, including the city of Cleveland.
The T5N territory team comprises Sales, Project Management, System Engineering and System Technologist personnel working together in a high performance culture, often with demanding cycle times and high customer expectations because we are working on mission critical communication systems.
Job Description

The Video Systems Engineer will responsible for designing and implementing complex video surveillance solutions including, Video Management Systems, PSIMs, IP Surveillance Cameras, IP networks, Servers, Access Control, Client Workstations, Storage(NVR, NAS, SAN, Edge), Hardwired and Fiber Communication Systems, and RF wireless communications(Point to Point Microwave, Point to Multipoint, and Mesh topologies).

This involves:

  • Working with Pre-Sales Engineers, Operations and Project Managers, to complete site walks to determine specific client needs and scope. This position has an emphasis on Post-Sale deployment, integration, and optimization.
  • Develop and maintain engineering designs, diagrams, and bill of materials.
  • Provide technical support and advice to PM and Installation teams.
  • Create project specific install plans, scope documents, and test plans
  • Configure, integrate, and troubleshoot equipment as required; provides support and assistance to third parties for sub-contracted activities.
  • Assist with proposal generation.
  • Accurately estimate project engineering time effort.
  • Act as external liaison for customers’ general contractors, subcontractors and trades people as needed during the implementation and support phases.
  • Provide customer and peer training
  • Delivering professional presentations.

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge or certification for one or more top VMS (Video Management System) applications in the market Milestone (Cleveland), Avigilon ACC, Genetec Security Center, OnSSI, Exacq, Verint etc.
  • Experience deploying outdoor Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multi-Point wireless solutions (Cambium, Radwin, Ubiquiti, Aviat, Fluidmesh).
  • Strong organization, project management and communication skills
  • Working knowledge or certification from one or more cameras manufactures Avigilon, Axis, Sony, Pelco, Hanwha, or Panasonic etc.
  • Experience, good understanding, and working knowledge in IP networking, network design methodologies & troubleshooting (Ethernet, TCP/IP, L2/L3, MPLS).
  • Experience directly working with end-user customers is desirable.
  • 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.

Preferred Experience:

  • BSEE/BSCE preferred.
  • Certifications through Cisco CCNA, CompTIA Network+, Juniper JNCIA-Junos, Nokia NRS1 or similar.
  • Troubleshoot/monitor network performance and resolve performance and connectivity issues.
  • Experience with switching and routing protocols (OSPF, ISIS, iBGP, eBGP, M-BGP, MPLS RSVP-TE, and LDP).
  • Experience/knowledge in RF System Design (line of sight microwave propagation).

Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of Video System Integration, Network Engineering, System Engineering or Wireless Communications Experience

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


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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