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

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 OverviewThe Post-Sale Systems Engineering team's primary responsibility is the implementation of mission critical digital land mobile radio communication systems for Government and Public Safety customers. As the solution architect and technical consulting lead, the Systems Engineer owns end-to-end system design and technical quality throughout project implementation.
The Engineering team concentrates on the following mission-critical communications technologies at all levels of complexity (ie: from small municipal systems to large metropolitan and state-wide solutions).
- Public safety grade mobile voice and data communications networks including RF, Microwave and IP transport technologies
- Advanced mobile devices
- Integration with public safety mobile broadband networks, devices and applications (LTE)
- Integrated Command and Control (911 dispatch consoles, advanced video surveillance, and other public safety applications)
Job Description

Note: The candidate MUST reside in AZ. The preferred candidate will reside in the Phoenix metropolitan area.


The Systems Engineer will take responsibility for and oversee all technical aspects of the assigned project from proposal award until system acceptance.

This requires:

  • Final Design and implementation of the radio network accounting for infrastructure, subscribers, power systems design, equipment shelter and tower layouts, backhaul network design including microwave, leased line, and customer provided Ethernet networks
  • Strong interpersonal relationship building and the ability to work directly with end-user customers and peers
  • Customer presentations
  • Supplying input and participating in system staging
  • Developing acceptance test plans and conducting system functional acceptance testing
  • Radio coverage testing and interference mitigation
  • Supplying input and participating in radio system licensing (FCC/Industry Canada/NTIA)
  • Preparation of system fleetmap, encryption, and radio programming templates
  • Produce as-built system documentation
  • Develop plans and participate in live system cutovers and upgrades

Specific knowledge / skills:

  • Experience in radio communication systems, radio propagation, RF, wireless or broadband/LTE networks
  • Experience and working knowledge of IP networking, network design methodologies & troubleshooting (Ethernet,TCP/IP, L2/L3, MPLS)
  • Possession or ability to pursue certifications: CompTIA Network+, Juniper JNCIA-Junos, Nokia NRS1, CCNA or similar
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to present complex topics to nontechnical audiences.
  • Self-motivated and able to maintain focus in a pressured environment

Additional preferred experience / skills a plus:

  • Previous knowledge or experience working with Juniper, Aviat, Cisco, Nokia/Alcatel, Xtreme, and/or Ceragon equipment
  • Experience or knowledge of switching and routing protocols (OSPF, ISIS, iBGP, eBGP, M-BGP, MPLS RSVP TE, and LDP)
  • Knowledge of line of sight microwave path design characteristics

Note: The candidate MUST reside in AZ. The preferred candidate will reside in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Travel requirements: 25% to 50% depending on project assignments throughout the Southwest Region (AZ, NM, TX, CO, UT, NV, WY).

**Must be able to obtain background clearance as required by State and local government agencies / customers**

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Systems Engineering or similar) and 4+ years engineering or technical experience, OR 5-6+ years of engineering or technical experience

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 Benefits
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 Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
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 Benefits
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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