Cloud Networking WAN Engineer

Avigilon Corporation

Avigilon Corporation

Remote · Springfield, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 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

Taking great ideas from concept to reality is what innovative companies do. At Motorola Solutions, we believe true innovation occurs when a new technology solves a problem customers didn't know they had or in a way they never thought possible. We strive to deliver solutions that bring the right information, to the right person, at the right time.

For our emergency call management (911) project, part of Command Central portfolio, we are looking for passionate engineers willing to help us bring the newest technology to the Public Safety world. Together with us you will be responsible for the development of a network backbone serving a suite of purpose built applications helping communities and first responders in their day to day work.

You are joining a cross functional engineering team which includes architecture, development and network design with team members that have been working on cloud based, public safety solutions for years. The team is split between North American (US and Canada) and Eastern Europe.

Job Description

We are seeking a seasoned Network Engineer to assist with the design and implementation of a robust and secure Next Gen Wide Area Network (WAN) for the next generation of 911(NG911) and public safety solutions hosted in the cloud. The person in that role will participate in the designs and implementation related to various aspects of the WAN architecture including Verizon and AT&T MPLS & ancillary services, AWS Networking, Azure Networking, VMware (VeloCloud) SDWAN, Fortinet firewalls, IPsec, BGP, DNS, PKI, and Terraform - cloud networking deployment automation. The time is perfect to join as the project is progressing with plenty of room to build upon.


  • Work with the design and deployment of an extremely resilient, and secure wide area network that will provide standardized ingress and egress for partners and customers accessing Azure and AWS cloud hosted NG911 solutions

  • Work with the design and implementation cloud network, DNS, PKI, and Solution Monitoring

  • Troubleshooting WAN issues within the cloud and connectivity to MPLS partner networks

  • Assist with ongoing wide area network capacity planning, security compliance, performance optimization, and solution future proofing

  • Automation of AWS and Azure networking using Terraform

  • AWS and Azure networking backup and disaster recovery plans


What we are expecting from you:

  • Cisco CCIE Certification (Lab Certified) is a major advantage.

  • Extensive Wide Area Networking knowledge and experience with eBGP (Configuration / Troubleshooting / VRFs / Communities / Route-Maps), Site-to-Site IPsec (Configuration / Troubleshooting), and SDWAN are key

  • Knowledge or experience configuring and administering firewalls (FortiGate), DNS, PKI, 4G/5G WAN (via CradlePoint), ESXi, Azure vWAN, AWS CloudWAN, and Terraform are beneficial.

  • Stay updated with emerging technologies, OEM best practices, and industry best practices relevant to the NG911 WAN architecture.

  • Strong detailed diagram & documentation skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.

Note: While prior experience with cloud networking is not mandatory, a strong foundation in Wide Area Networking and related technologies is required. The necessary Cloud Networking and automation (Terraform) skills can be acquired and developed on the job.

Full technology stack: BGP Routing, Fortigate firewalls (Policy, Routing, IPsec), AWS Networking (Direct Connect, Transit GW, Cloud WAN), Azure Networking (ExpressRoute, Virtual WAN, Managed NVA), AT&T (MPLS, NetBond, TAO, NBFW, 4G/5G), Verizon (MPLS, SCI, NBFW, 4G/5G), VMware SDWAN (Overlay, Physical Edges, Virtual Edges), DNS Resolution, PKI / mTLS.

Basic Requirements

At least 7+ years of experience in Network / System Engineering.

Experience with Wide Area Networking

Travel Requirements

Under 10%

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.