Sr. Field Service Technician - VESTA 9-1-1

Avigilon Corporation

Avigilon Corporation

Maryland, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we're guided by a shared purpose - helping people be their best in the moments that matter - and we're living up to our purpose every day by solving for safer. Because people can only be their best when they not only feel safe, but are safe. We're solving for safer - safer communities, safer schools, safer hospitals, safer businesses - safer everywhere. We're building integrated technologies that help protect people, property and places. We're connecting public safety agencies and enterprises - enabling the collaboration that's critical for a more proactive approach to safety and security. We're committed to solving for safer every day because the work we do here matters.

Department Overview

The Motorola Solutions Center (MSC) Organization is responsible for supporting the implementation and maintenance of highly technical communications systems at customer locations. Job tasks include but are not limited to: deployment, optimization, and repair of infrastructure, 911/Emergency CallWorks/VESTA equipment, subscribers, Microwave, Computers, Servers and Network equipment both internally and externally to Motorola Solutions. The department works with System Manager, Engineering, Sales team, Project Managers, System Technologists and Service Partners to accomplish the assigned tasks. The department is on-call 100% to cover public safety customers.

Job Description

  • Provide onsite technical support of VESTA 9-1-1 and NGCS 9-1-1 applications including advanced troubleshooting of software, preventive maintenance of the communication system infrastructure and performance optimization of the architecture including, but not limited to servers, routers, gateways, and data infrastructure.
  • Maintain, optimize, test and document complex communications systems.

  • Update cases in the ticketing system and provide weekly reports of activities and accomplishments. This position requires participation in an on-call rotation.

  • In-depth installation, configuration, and troubleshooting experience for Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, Windows 7/10 Operating Systems

  • Ability to assist the Technical Support Services Team in training, daily operations, escalations and assignments concerning Technical Support

  • Handle stressful situations & troubleshoot critical issues while maintaining effective communication with customers and Motorola management

  • Provide Linux/UNIX technical support to customers

  • Troubleshoot various server/desktop hardware related issues, LAN/WAN and 3rd party application integration

Desired Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in resolving customer technical issues

  • Microsoft MCSE

  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP certifications or related experience

  • Windows Domain architecture/integration / Active Directory

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong knowledge of VESTA 9-1-1 Applications

  • VMware virtualization suites

  • Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) Applications

  • Experience with database related technology and administration (SQL Server)

  • Servers (Dell and HP)

  • Firewalls and security related applications

  • GIS applications

  • VOIP applications

  • PBX and Premise systems

  • Strong telephony knowledge and experience

**Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain background clearance as required by US government customer**

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.


Basic Requirements

  • Associates degree OR 4+ years experience in one or more of the following: Emergency Call Handling, VESTA/CallWorks, LMR, RF systems, Wired/Wireless Communication Systems, IT Systems, Telecommunications, Public Safety, Engineering or Networking equipment.

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. indefinitely is required. Employer work permit sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain background clearance as required by US 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.