NGCS Sr Project Manager

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
The Software Enterprise Deployment and Integration team is the team that delivers solutions to the public safety sector. We are committed to providing technology and tools which will allow customers to focus on their mission, and enable them to respond faster with smarter and safer decisions. We deploy and support products such as Next Generation 9-1-1 Call Routing, Computer Aided Dispatch, Records Management Systems, Jail Management Systems and Mobile Data Computing, among other offerings.
Job Description

The NGCS Systems Integration team is responsible for the customer specific design elements, solution configuration, integration planning, delivery and performance testing of the NGCS Service. This team is measured upon their ability to achieve the design requirements within budget, on-time and according to the terms and conditions of the contractual commitment made with the customer.

The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the implementation of NextGen Core Services (NGCS) Projects and will act and be recognized as the leader / focal point for all aspects of assigned project(s). 

Responsibilities

  • Delivers the contractual scope, on schedule and within budget, while maintaining customer satisfaction. 

  • Must be able to utilize PM tools (schedule, critical path analysis, budget, change order, risk assessment, action item log, etc) to analyze complex issues and develop resolutions for any issues related to assigned project(s).

  • Allocates all necessary resources to meet project objectives, corporate financial, and customer satisfaction goals. 

  • Responsible for direct communication to customer’s organization and relevant senior stakeholders internally by conducting project reviews throughout the life of the project. 

  • In addition, the project manager is responsible for the overall pre-tax profit of all projects. 

Education and Experience:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology (or related field)

  • 5+ years of system engineering or project management experience 

  • Experience with at least one of the following: 9-1-1 Network communications systems, Public Safety communications systems, Military communications 

  • PMP highly desired. 

  • PM Masters Certificate a plus.

  • Understanding of 9-1-1 products, services, and systems. 

  • Understanding of local public safety customers, such as police, fire, and emergency medical services is a plus. 

  • Must be a self motivated team player able to work effectively with general guidance toward objectives. 

  • Must have excellent interpersonal, presentation, and negotiation skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or Google G-Suite

  • Proficient in Microsoft Project or equivalent Project Management system


Basic Requirements
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology (or related field)

  • 5+ years of system engineering or project management experience 


Travel Requirements
Over 50%
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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