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

Sr. Systems Engineer

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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 OverviewOur 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 APX Next Smart and live mobile video transmission supplementing our traditional core voice and narrowband data networks.
Job Description

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

The preferred candidate will reside in the Miami metropolitan area.


The System Engineer will be responsible for the public safety design and implementation of solutions for Motorola’s ASTRO 25 and adjacent technologies for State and Local government agencies. We are looking for Engineers who are energized by delivering solutions that truly make a difference.


System Engineer will oversee all technical aspects of the assigned project from award until system acceptance.

This involves:

  • Design and implementation of the radio network including infrastructure, subscribers, mobile backhaul and WAN and CEN networks.
  • High level of customer and consultant interaction involving customer design reviews, customer witnessed staging and acceptance testing events, coverage acceptance testing, live system upgrades, and troubleshooting efforts.
  • System buildout, configuration and acceptance testing in both lab staging and field environments
  • Radio coverage testing, frequency analysis and interference mitigation
  • Radio system licensing (FCC/Industry Canada/NTIA)
  • Preparation of system fleet map, encryption and radio programming templates
  • Complete system documentation
  • Live system cutovers and upgrades

Additional Skills/Knowledge:

  • Radio Frequency Engineering principles
  • Land / Mobile Radio Engineering principles
  • RFDS principles to include antenna and cable selection, transmit combiners, receive multi-couplers, and lightning protection systems.
  • P25 Land Mobile Radio terminology and two-way subscriber radio provisioning methods.
  • Experience with Motorola ASTRO 25 architecture a plus.
  • Servers and related systems to include: VMware ESXI, Linux, and Microsoft operating systems.
  • Construction of remote communication sites to include: site selection, grounding, compound development, tower and shelter requirements.
  • Fortinet firewalls, Nokia 7705 series routers, Juniper SRX/MX (Junos) series routers, HP/Aruba switches
  • Remote access using SSH, SCP, SFTP, RDP
  • Knowledge with point-to-point Microwave systems, Microwave RF & Network design, FCC licensing a plus
  • Software applications integration, Application Protocol Interfaces (API) concepts, computer operating systems, and the OSI model.
  • Networking protocols and devices including OSPF, ISIS, BGP, MPLS, SIP, RTP, SNMP, NAT, routers, switches, and stateful packet firewalls.
  • Knowledge of physical layer such as fiber, copper, and microwave.
  • Certifications a plus through CompTIA Network+, Juniper JNCIA-Junos, Nokia NRS1, CCNA or similar a plus.
  • Works collaboratively and builds relationships with other colleagues, customers, and third party service professionals.
  • Self-motivated, good written and oral communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills

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

The preferred candidate will reside in the Miami metropolitan area.



Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering or technical discipline and 6+ years of engineering or technical experience
  • OR 8 years of engineering or technical 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally-protected characteristic. 

We are proud of our people-first and community-focused culture, empowering every Motorolan to be their most authentic self and to do their best work to deliver on the promise of a safer world. If you’d like to join our team but feel that you don’t quite meet all of the preferred skills, we’d still love to hear why you think you’d be a great addition to our team.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive and accessible recruiting experience for candidates with disabilities, or other physical or mental health conditions. To request an accommodation, please email [email protected].

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What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Motorola Solutions Benefits Overview

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!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Remote work program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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