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

Technical Support Engineer, Unity Access - US Remote

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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 OverviewThis position is part of the Customer Support organization. This team deals directly with our partners and customers and helps them with resolving their technical issues related to Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI) products. It is a rapidly growing team with tons of career opportunities. The team values transparency, open communication, collaboration and customer first mentality.
Job Description

The Technical Support Engineer reports to the Support Manager and will be focused on supporting internal and external stakeholders such as; the frontline support team, Sales, Product and Engineering as well as our partners and customers of the Video Security and Access Control product portfolio. This is a multi-faceted role and the ideal candidate will be one of the most tenured Support individuals within the team responsible for delivering outstanding outcomes. The person in this role will be responsible for making sure that escalations (from frontline and to Engineering Escalation Team) are handled in the most effective and efficient manner. Also, part of the mandate will be to upskill our frontline agents through coaching/mentoring and by using Intelligent swarming techniques. Success in this role is defined by a strong team first mentality, a thorough systematic approach to troubleshooting, and the curiosity to identify and address opportunities within the Support organization.

About the Position

What will you get to do

  • Proactively collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to uncover and solve users’ problems.

  • Communicates to product leads and engineers to bring forth use cases on product and process improvements.

  • Identify and flag instances of product defect and issue trends, while solutioning for temporary workarounds.

  • Influence troubleshooting best practices to all technical stakeholders.

  • Act as KCS Champion and assist with creating new content and maintenance of existing inventory.

  • Lead with empathy, take complete ownership and show urgency when resolving technical issues.

  • Concisely document software, hardware, and network information in a case management system.

  • Provide an exceptional customer experience during calls, emails, chats, and escalations.

  • Prioritize between tasks such as; mentoring the customer support team, attending escalations with customers, collaborating with engineering & development, and leading improvement projects

  • Continuously learn new skills, technologies & products, keeping up with MSI’s pace of innovation.

  • Use your extensive MSI products and processes knowledge and mentor your fellow colleagues to help with upskilling.

Education / Experience

  • 4-5 years of relevant experience in an IT environment with a Bachelor's Degree or Diploma/Certificate in Computer Science, Engineering, or a relevant software/computer related field is considered an asset -OR- minimum 7 years of relevant experience, additional prior vocational or technical education will be considered an asset. 

  • Certifications such as, but not limited to: CCNA, CCNP, MCSA, MTA, LFS, MCSE, CompTIA A+.

  • Experience working in environments using the KCS Methodology.

  • Internal MSI experience is definitely preferred 

    • Expert understanding of Avigilon Unity products.

    • Strong level of knowledge of integrations and networking.

    • Experience in creating and running scripts via powershell of technologies.

  • Completion of the following course would be considered as asset

    • LIL6086:CCNA2: IP Connectivity and Services

    • LIL0858:CompTIA Security+:Governance, Risk, and Compliance

    • LIL6085: CCNA1: Network Fundamentals and Access

Essential Skills

  • Mastery of using the OSI Model to troubleshoot network issues

  • Demonstrate and articulate a strong understanding of troubleshooting logic and steps to resolution.

  • Develop a strong understanding of Motorola Solutions Video and/or Access Control products

  • Strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills with demonstrated ability to resolve customer issues in the shortest time with the highest quality.

  • Well developed interpersonal communication (written and oral) skills with the ability to document and explain complex technical problems and solutions to customers of all skill levels.

  • Ability to keep grace under pressure, multitask and prioritize based on business needs, provide timely updates and manage customer expectations and handle complex situations while troubleshooting critical issues & maintaining effective communication with all stakeholders

  • A self-starter who can work independently as well as collaborate effectively with team members with minimal supervision. Agile, resourceful learner with strong attention to detail.

  • Demonstrates a continuous learning mindset to absorb the technical details of an ever-evolving product line.

Technical Proficiencies 

  • IP networking: routers, firewalls, wireless technologies, RTP, TCP/IP, UDP, IGMP and Multicasting

  • Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting various operating systems, software, and hardware.

  • Proficient at navigating and understanding both Wireshark and Powershell or equivalent tools. Able to access and Navigate Dell IDRAC and HP ILO OSs.

This position is a remote position and candidates can be located anywhere in the US.



Basic Requirements

  • 4-5 years of relevant experience in an IT environment with a Bachelor's Degree or Diploma/Certificate
  • OR minimum 7 years of relevant experience, additional prior vocational or technical education. 
  • 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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