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Senior Staff Systems Engineer (R24724_)

Architecture and Engineering



Full Time


Maryland, United States

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 Systems Engineering Group is the technical lifeblood of the Sales and Field Operations organization. Our engineers design and implement the innovative communications solutions that make a difference in the moments that matter. As the solution architecture and technical consulting lead, the Systems Engineering Group has end-to-end design, technology consultancy, and implementation responsibility for all pre-sale and post-sale engagements nationwide. The Systems Engineering Group delivers customer-driven, world-class, leading-edge, end-to-end solutions that rise to the challenges of first responder, government, carrier, utility, transportation, and enterprise customers.
Job Description

This position is remote and candidates can sit anywhere in the Continental United States with access to a major airport. The Senior Staff Systems Engineer is responsible for the engineering, design, and implementation support of solutions for ASTRO 25 and adjacent technologies for Federal government agencies requiring highly secure, easily managed, mission critical IP networks.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Consult with Pre-Sale Design team to set strategy, direction and costing
  • Lead and define technical network architecture designs for ASTRO 25 mobile backhaul networks
  • Lead and define technical network architecture designs for adjacent technologies mobile backhaul networks
  • Create and document detailed network drawings
  • Continually evaluate third party vendor equipment used in our portfolio
  • Work with third party vendors/contractors to ensure delivery of requirements as required
  • Lead the engineering community in best practices for network designs
  • Network topology assessments and troubleshooting
  • Will likely lead small teams of engineering and System Technologist, including subcontractor technical staff, in the design and deployment of solutions

Additional Requirements:

  • Bachelor's (BS) Degree is preferred. Seeking an emphasis in Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Good understanding of effective network design methodologies
  • Experience with troubleshooting and assessing live networks
  • Preferred certifications: Juniper Network Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA), Nokia Routing Specialist I (NRS I) or equivalent
  • Experience with MPLS design and deployments
  • Experience with LAN switching protocols: G8032 ring protection
  • Experience with Manufacture Hardware: Juniper, Nokia, HP, Fortinet
  • Knowledge of different media types: Metro Ethernet, Frame-Relay, Ethernet, SONET.
  • Knowledge of physical layer such as: fiber, Copper, Microwave.
  • Experience with Motorola ASTRO 25 architecture a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google applications required
  • Experience with use of command line and/or GUI interfaces to provision equipment
  • Self motivated, excellent written and oral communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Works collaboratively and builds relationships with other colleagues, customers, and third party service professionals.
  • Ability to travel as needed with limited notice (10-20%)

USFGMD Security Clearance Required -


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor's (BS) Degree in Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contracts

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 Requirements10-25%
Relocation ProvidedNone
Position TypeExperienced
Referral Payment PlanYes

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.