System Engineer

Avigilon Corporation

Avigilon Corporation

Software Engineering, IT, Other Engineering
Remote · New Albany, IN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024

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

At Motorola Solutions, we help people be their best in the moments that matter. We help firefighters see around buildings and police officers see around street corners. Our work is very meaningful, impactful, and cutting edge and we invite you to explore it. We are the Best!

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 & Public Safety Communications customers.

The T5 South Post Sale Systems Engineering Team supports ASTRO 25 network solutions for State and Local Government Public Safety Communications primarily in the States of IL, IN, NE, IA, KY, KS, or MO.

Job Description

This is a remote position with travel (25-50%) to support projects. The candidate MUST reside in or be open to relocation to IN, KS, IL, IA, KY, NE or MO. Candidate is preferred to reside near a major metropolitan area.

Scope of Responsibilities/Expectations:

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.

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.

Many of our systems are designed around the APCO Project 25 communications standard. With the growth of data services some of our customer’s mobile wireless networks are being enhanced with LTE infrastructure for applications such as live mobile video transmission supplementing our traditional core voice and narrowband data networks.

The System Engineer will take responsibility for and oversee all technical aspects of assigned projects from award until system acceptance.

This involves:

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

  • Customer presentations

  • System staging

  • System acceptance testing

  • Radio coverage testing and interference mitigation

  • Radio system licensing (FCC/Industry Canada/NTIA)

  • Preparation of system fleetmap, encryption and radio programming templates

  • Complete system documentation

  • Live system upgrades

Specific Knowledge/Skills:

  • 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

  • Experience with directly working with end-user customers is desirable

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to present complex topics to non-technical audiences.

  • Self motivated and able to maintain focus in a pressured environment

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous knowledge and experience working with Juniper, Aviat, Cisco, Nokia/Alcatel, Xtreme

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

  • Experience/knowledge in line of sight microwave propagation

This is a remote position with travel (25-50%) to support projects. The candidate MUST reside in or be open to relocation to IN, KS, IL, IA, KY, NE or MO. Candidate is preferred to reside near a major metropolitan area.



Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree (BSEE or BSCE preferred) AND 4+ years of engineering, technical or similar experience

  • OR 6+ years of engineering, technical or similar experience

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

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.