Motorola Solutions
We help people be their best in the moments that matter.

Senior Director, Engineering at Motorola Solutions (Remote)

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Company Overview

Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home. 

We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.

Department OverviewThe DRNdata engineering team is where innovation happens. This group of developers uses our Billions of ALPR Data Points to produce some of the best location intelligence products in the world. Serving the Financial, Insurance and Commercial Markets.
Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Executive Director, the Senior Director, Engineering will be responsible to drive DRN’s infrastructure, building a modern network that maximizes our capabilities and improve our performance reflecting a strategic priority for DRN and a key pillar for its technology strategy.

  • Drive the vision, design, strategy, and implementation of an enterprise network infrastructure and supporting security technologies

  • Lead a team of 20+ software engineers, software architects, IT staff and DBAs; responsible for recruiting, training, coaching and evaluating performance

  • Provide high-level architecture and design decisions for our next generation software platforms

  • Provide technical oversight to the DRN business and software teams

  • Mentor and grow members of the team

  • Interface with product and management teams to define roadmaps, deliverables and future vision of the product and services

  • Develop a cloud-first strategy focused on information security, availability and scalability

  • Perform SOC2 and ISO 27001 information security audits

  • Work with internal hardware teams to ensure their deliverables meet our goals

  • Facilitate agile ways of working across projects and functions while delivering value to our business

  • Collaborate across all levels of the organization to ensure our architecture and engineering efforts reflect customer needs, can be successfully executed, and align with corporate strategy and focus areas.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred.

  • Strong organizational leadership skills.

  • Extensive experience in working with stakeholders to create hiring strategies to develop quality teams.

  • Experience in recruiting engineers and contributors.

  • Previous working experience in software design and developing customer-oriented platforms.

  • Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms.

  • Must be knowledgeable about industry trends, best practices, and change management.

  • Professionalism and commitment to consistently high-quality, thorough work. Ability to efficiently work autonomously and as part of a multidisciplinary team, as well as with a range of external stakeholders. Results-oriented project leadership skills.

  • Experience in prioritizing work plan objectives and maintaining focus on the most important enterprise-wide goals.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle matters of a sensitive and confidential nature and the capacity to maintain composure while working under pressure.

  • Self-motivated work ethic; demonstrating sound judgment, initiative, and an ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency and accountability to the team.

  • Excellent collaboration skills.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.

  • Experience with SOC & ISO audit processes and procedures


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 10 years experience in Engineering

Vaccine Requirement

Motorola Solutions has implemented a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Any employee who is not vaccinated must wear a mask at all times when at a Motorola Solutions site or otherwise meeting with other Motorola Solutions employees or customers. Employees who have submitted proof of vaccination must follow site-specific or local mask requirements. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.

Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
Position Type
Referral Payment Plan

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 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.

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Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
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401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
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Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
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Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
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Relocation Assistance
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Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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