Principal Staff Systems Engineer - Enterprise Markets (Remote)

Avigilon Corporation

Avigilon Corporation

Software Engineering
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

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, Enterprise & Public Safety Communications customers.

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.

Job Description

The Enterprise Markets Team designs and implements land mobile radio (LMR), dispatch and video security solutions for a range of customers in the utility, mining, oil, gas and manufacturing sectors.

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.

The Principal Staff System Engineer will take responsibility for and oversee all technical aspects of assigned project from award until system acceptance.
This involves:

  • Final Design and implementation of the radio network including infrastructure, subscribers, and mobile backhaul

  • System staging/System acceptance testing

  • Radio coverage testing and interference mitigation

  • Radio system licensing (FCC/IC)

  • Preparation of system fleetmap, encryption and radio programming templates

  • Complete system documentation

  • Live system upgrades

  • Travel is required for all project phases, from design through final acceptance.

  • Open to candidates in the US or Canada


  • Bachelor's Degree (BSEE preferred)

  • 6+ years of Systems Engineering or Wireless Communications experience

  • 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

  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to present complex topics to nontechnical audiences.

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous knowledge and experience working with Juniper, Aviat, Cisco, Nokia.

  • Experience with switching and routing protocols (OSPF, ISIS, iBGP, eBGP, M-BGP, MPLS RSVP-TE, and LDP)

  • Experience/knowledge in RF model and propagation


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree with 4+ years of Systems Engineering or Wireless Communications experience OR 8+ years of Systems Engineering or Wireless Communications experience

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.