Sr Systems Engineer
Philadelphia, PA  / Jersey City, NJ  / Baltimore, MD  / Dover, DE ...View All
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Job Description
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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 OverviewThis opening is in Motorola Solutions' North Post Sale Engineering Department. The group's main business is the implementation of mission critical digital mobile communication systems for Government & Public Safety Communications customers. Our team is a group inside the Mid Atlantic (T2 and T3) System Integration (SI) engineering organization with experts focused on System Design who work with experts in all of Motorola's Disciplines.Job Description

Develops, designs, evaluates, and/or modifies systems consistent with customer and regulatory requirements. Develops system architecture, and ensures the integrity of the architecture/design. Systems Engineers handle the software configuration to make sure everything works given the various customer configurations.


  • Perform the Engineer of Record role on mid sized projects autonomously

  • Engineer multi-faceted projects requiring a wide range of technical skills including, but not limited to: coverage and capacity design, microwave system analysis, RF LMR system and BDA design, WAN network design, and knowledge of Motorola ASTRO systems.

  • High level of customer and consultant interaction involving customer design reviews, customer witnessed staging and acceptance testing events, coverage acceptance testing, live system upgrades, and troubleshooting efforts.

  • High level of commitment and accountability to project and customer demands as well as ownership of technical solutions, problem solving and project timelines.

  • Work closely with Project Management teams, Engineering teams and the customer to ensure successful project execution.

Desired Knowledge of

  • Basic RF Principles

  • Wireless systems using FDMA and TDMA technologies

  • P25 Land Mobile Radio terminology and two-way subscriber radio provisioning methods.

  • P25 Interoperability solutions such as ISSI and Motorola WAVE, Critical Connect, and SmartConnect.

  • Computer Aided Dispatch and Public Safety related applications.

Desired Experience with

  • Complex communications systems

  • RFDS principles to include Antenna and cable selection, Transmit Couplers, Receive Multicouplers and Lightning protection systems

  • Servers and Related systems to include: VMware ESXI, Linux, and Microsoft operating systems.

  • Construction of Remote communication sites to include: Site selection, grounding, compound development, tower and shelter requirements.

  • Fortinet firewalls, Nokia 7705 series routers, Juniper SRX/MX (Junos) series routers, HP/Arbua switches

  • Remote access using SSH, SCP, SFTP, RDP

  • Working on systems remotely and observing proper security access protocols.

Desired Abilities

  • Create design documents and drawings to provide information to project teams on system construction and configuration

  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot applications and operating systems on bare metal servers or on virtualization platforms.

  • Debug new software installations, review log files, and work with development engineers to resolve issues.

  • Configure bare metal network devices from scripts or manual CLI and verify correct operation from CLI show commands.

  • Excellent troubleshooting, critical thinking, and analytical skills with the ability to seek out other internal expertise when needed.

  • Work remote with no local supervision, take initiative, lead customer facing meetings, work with contractors and vendors to drive results, change priorities with little notice.

  • Work multiple concurrent projects and balance priorities.

  • Excellent communications and technical writing skills with the ability to summarize complex technical concepts clearly and present to non-technical team members.

Desired Certifications, Some or All

  • GROL or equivalent experience

  • COMPTIA A+, Network +, Security +

Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent. Masters Degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of combined communications system design and advanced troubleshooting experience.
Travel RequirementsOver 50%Relocation ProvidedNonePosition TypeExperiencedReferral Payment PlanYes

Our U.S.Benefitsinclude:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, VisionbenefitseffectiveDay 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • GenerousPaidTime Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PaidParental & Family Leave
  • and more!

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.

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to no discrimination because of race, color, creed, marital status, age, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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