System Technologist Manager

Avigilon Corporation

Avigilon Corporation

Remote · Redding, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 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 live 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 by building the best possible technologies across every part of our safety and security ecosystem. That's mission-critical communications devices and networks, AI-powered video security & access control and the ability to unite voice, video and data in a single command center view. We're solving for safer by connecting public safety agencies and enterprises, enabling the collaboration that's critical to connect those in need with those who can help. 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.

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 Northern California or Washington.

The preferred candidate will reside in Northern California.


Resource Management:

  • Ensure that the team is sized appropriately to cover existing and forecasted workload.

  • Responsible for identifying and engaging qualified talent when needed to expand/replace team members.

  • Accountable for the proper resource allocation.

Team Development:

  • Responsible for the department's organizational development.

  • Responsible for the performance management of the team to reward high performers and improve poor performers.

  • Mentor junior ST's and ensure they have the necessary training and direction.

  • Ensure top performers have the proper tools, test equipment, and training to be successful.

  • Communicate with each team member individually on a regular basis in order to ensure understanding of organizational goals, changes, and updates.

  • Build and improve project execution expertise by monitoring and teaching effective work habits.

  • Build leadership supply of entire organization by identifying and developing future, senior ST's, group leaders and managers from within the team.

  • Build talent supply of entire organization by encouraging both internal and cross-functional development.

  • Responsible for inspiring, developing, and maintaining a team culture of total technical ownership to ensure the integrity of all customer and partner system implementations.

Financial Responsibility:

  • Owns the department's financial goals and administration including billing, planning, forecasting, and monitoring.

  • Responsible for rewards management of the team.

  • Review and process employee expense reports.

  • Asset capital planning, tracking and reporting (test equipment, vehicles etc.).


  • Responsible for department compliance to all applicable Motorola Solutions policies and procedures.

  • Fully demonstrates partnering.

  • Partner with critical groups inside of and external to Motorola Solutions.

Additional Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Self motivated.

  • Able to work as a member of a team which includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications and presentation skills.

  • Able to build and sustain relationships with sales, engineering, project, product, and service managers to achieve customer satisfaction, new orders, and revenue goals.

  • Takes personal responsibility for key technical decisions made by the team, escalating situations as necessary.

  • Understands basic communications system functionality and associated technology.

  • Understands requirements of system optimization, verification, and documentation.

  • Intermediate knowledge of computer systems (including hardware, operating systems, and applications) and intermediate knowledge of networking.

  • Has the ability to learn new technologies and continues to expand knowledge in current and newly released infrastructures.

  • Proficient in the use of computers and common computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and internet browsers.

This is a remote position with travel (25-50%) to support projects. The candidate MUST reside in or be open to relocation to Northern California or Washington.

The preferred candidate will reside in Northern California.

**Must be able to obtain background clearance as required by government customer**

Approx. compensation range - $93,620.00 - $180,000.00



Basic Requirements

  • BS in Electronics/IT/Engineering or similar discipline is preferred AND 4+ years of engineering or technical experience
  • OR 8+ years of engineering or technical experience
  • 5 years of leadership experience (group lead/team lead/manager)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contracts

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.