R&D Engineer

Avigilon Corporation

Avigilon Corporation

Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 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

As one of only a handful of companies that design and manufacture High Frequency (HF) and Very High Frequency (VHF) radio communications systems for military and commercial organisation globally, Barrett Communications (a subsidiary of Motorola Solutions) are constantly innovating and solving the
communications challenges our customers face in some of the most inhospitable locations around the world.

From our extensive Bibra Lake facility, in the Cockburn Commercial Park, the R&D Engineer will be part of the Engineering Team, developing the next generation of HF and VHF communications products to export to our customers around the world.

Job Description

To manage the projects identified in the Project Roadmap ensuring strategies are appropriate to meet the changing needs and requirements of the business, while maintaining important timeframes and budgets.

  • Design and develop new products to meet required specifications and industry standards.

  • Develop electronic hardware and software in support of existing and new products as may be required and provide engineering support to all production and service departments.

  • Provide guidance and feedback to other R&D Engineers.

  • Provide support to other departments, especially Testing, Service, Pre-sales and Manufacturing.

  • Take part in project and product development meetings, reporting on progress and issues.

The above list is not exhaustive and the role may change to meet the overall objectives of the company.

Basic Requirements


  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical/Electronics or equivalent


  • System level design skills, able to create and document system requirements specifications, function designs and detailed designs.

  • Knowledge of Signal Processing techniques and the ability to implement Digital Signal Processing algorithms.

  • Experience with electronic and mechanical design CAD software and 3D modeling software.

  • Knowledge of production methods for electronic and printed circuit boards, plastic and metal materials.

  • Skills in current industry standard design methodologies and tools.

  • Programming skills in multiple languages, including C++, C, Java, C#, assembler and scripting languages.

  • Skills in AHDL/VHDL programming on FPGA devices.

  • Experienced with modern software development frameworks, such as Eclipse IDE, QT+, Visual Studio, etc.

  • Strong system maintenance skills for fault detection, manage bug reports, build and release updated software and firmware for test.

  • Knowledge of networking and communications systems protocols and tools, including physical layer, data link layer, network layer and application/presentation layers.

Travel Requirements

Relocation Provided

Position Type

Referral Payment Plan