Sr Systems Engineer

  • Motorola Solutions
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Oct 12, 2019

Job Description

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. Job Description 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. The customer 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. Many of our systems are designed around the APCO Project 25 communications standard. With the growth of data services, some of our customer’s mobile wireless networks are being enhanced with LTE infrastructure for applications such as live mobile video transmission supplementing our traditional core voice and narrowband data networks. The Senior System Engineer will take responsibility for and oversee all technical aspects of the assigned project from award until system acceptance. This involves: Final Design and implementation of the radio network including infrastructure, subscribers, and mobile backhaul Customer presentations System staging System acceptance testing Radio coverage testing and interference mitigation Radio system licensing (FCC/Industry Canada/NTIA) Preparation of system fleetmap, encryption and radio programming templates Complete system documentation Live system upgrades Specific Knowledge/Skills: Experience/knowledge in radio communication systems, radio propagation, RF, wireless or broadband/LTE Experience, good understanding, and working knowledge in IP networking, network design methodologies & troubleshooting (Ethernet, TCP/IP, L2/L3, MPLS) Certifications through CompTIA Network+, Juniper JNCIA-Junos, Nokia NRS1, CCNA or similar Experience directly working with end-user customers is desirable Excellent communications skills and the ability to present complex topics to nontechnical audiences. Self-motivated and able to maintain focus in a pressured environment Preferred Experience: Previous knowledge and experience working with Juniper, Aviat, Cisco, Nokia/Alcatel, Xtreme, Ceragon Experience with switching and routing protocols (OSPF, ISIS, iBGP, eBGP, M-BGP, MPLS RSVP-TE, and LDP) Experience/knowledge in line of sight microwave propagation Travel is required for all project phases, from design through final acceptance. **Must be able to obtain background clearance as required by government customer** Basic Requirements Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of Systems Engineering or Wireless Communications experience OR Master’s Degree and 2+ years of Systems Engineering or Wireless Communications experience. Travel Requirements 25-50% Relocation Provided None Position Type Experienced 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.