Sr. Presales Solutions Architect (US Remote)

Avigilon Corporation

Avigilon Corporation

IT, Sales & Business Development
Remote · Springfield, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we believe that everything starts with safety. It’s the constant that empowers people to confidently move forward. It can fill a flight or sell out a stadium. It can care for a patient or graduate a class.

As a global leader in public safety and enterprise security, we create and connect the technologies that help to keep people safe where they live, learn, work and play. Our integrated technology ecosystem unifies critical communications, video security and access control, and command center software, enabling collaboration in more powerful ways.

At Motorola Solutions, we’re ushering in a new era in public safety and security. Bring your passion, potential and talents to a career that matters.

Department Overview

This position will be part of the Software Enterprise Presale team. The Presales Solutions Architect is the technical integration expert responsible for defining and designing customer-driven, world-class, leading-edge, end-to-end solutions across Motorola’s expansive public safety product portfolio that includes Next Generation 9-1-1 Call Processing and Call Routing, Computer Aided-Dispatch and Records Management, Digital Evidence Management, Intelligence-Led Public Safety, Real-Time Video and Data Analytics, Community Engagement Applications, and Land Mobile Radio.

The Presales Solutions Architect will collaborate with the Sales, Engineering, and Product Teams to support the development of customer proposals nationwide, primarily focused on owning the technical architecture and strategy, interface design, engineering diagrams, equipment lists, solution acceptance test plans, risk mitigation and engineering labor models.

Job Description

The Presales Solutions Architect will be responsible, but not limited to the following:

  • You will be the technical lead that supports the sales life-cycle from qualification through contract and participates in customer meetings, proposal development, negotiations and transition to the implementation team

  • You will engage with the key stakeholders to understand the PremierOne CAD/RMS and CommandCentral product portfolio and upcoming feature enhancements

  • You will work with customers and our sales teams to understand our customer’s needs

  • You will craft end-to-end solutions comprised of the product portfolio and 3rd party elements and own the technical and interface designs

  • You will be responsible for identifying, mitigating, and documenting technical solution risks, capturing technical solution costs, and creating solution documentation that meets customer, contract and deployment requirements

  • You will develop a consistent approach to RFPs, proposals, and quoting, which includes creating desired, consistent, and accurate documentation and drawings

  • This is a customer facing position that relies on solid presentation skills, experience with a wide variety of audiences and a deep knowledge of various public safety agencies. Working with both customer and internal teams requires excellent interpersonal skills, leadership qualities, communication skills, and a collaborative attitude.

The ideal candidate has the following skills and capabilities:

  • Seeking 4+ years of experience in on of the following: Technical Sales, Engineering, Solution Architecture, Systems Integration or related field

  • Bachelors Degree is recommended. Seeking emphasis in Electrical, Computer Engineering, Computer Networking, or Computer Science is preferred

  • Strong knowledge of cloud applications and architecture, including migrations from on-prem to SaaS (preferably in a highly regulated industry)

  • Strong general knowledge of IP networking architecture, protocols and security is highly desirable

  • Technical understanding of the solution infrastructure. Possesses working knowledge of common interfaces for any of the following: Computer Aided Dispatch, 911 Call Handling, Records Management Systems, Digital Evidence Management, Real Time Crime Center and Analytics.

  • Positive attitude with a can-do mentality that enables you to be creative, resourceful and deliver results

  • Strong written and oral communications skills with the ability to present complex topics to technical and non-technical audiences - both internally and externally

  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Travel could be more than 25%

  • This position is subject to working in high security areas governed by the US Department of Justice's "Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy" and therefore requires successfully passing a more stringent fingerprint background check administered by Motorola Solutions Inc. customers

  • The salary range for this position is $90,000-$140,000 USD depending on experience.



Basic Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree preferred but not required

  • 4+ years of experience in one of the following: Sales, Engineering, Solutions Architecture or Systems Integration

  • Must be able to obtain background clearance as required by government customer

Travel Requirements


Relocation Provided


Position Type


Referral Payment Plan


Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • 401K with Company Match
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & 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.