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Senior Software Engineer, Python

Architecture and Engineering


Full Time

On Site


Somerville, Massachusetts, 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 Overview

Motorola Solutions Video Division is defining the future of the security industry through innovative end-to-end-solutions. We’re changing the landscape of the surveillance industry through advanced award-winning AI based surveillance systems. Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world and our team is advancing the field as it applies to the surveillance industry. We are proud to be industry leaders in video analytics with features which include edge-based, deep learning, driven object detection, and Appearance Search. Motorola Video analytics platforms allow our users to proactively monitor their premises using advanced video analytics and high resolution / high quality video.

Job Description

We are seeking engineers who are passionate about the successful deployment of commercial systems employing deep learning and computer vision. As we transmit video and other situational information in real-time from our clients’ devices to their command centers, we turn this data into actionable intelligence that helps to keep people safe. If you are someone who has automated evaluation for video or machine learning systems and is also comfortable learning and inventing new test technologies – come join our team!


  • Lead the design and development of an automation framework for online and offline evaluation of video systems

  • Help defining proper performance metrics

  • Ensure that video solutions produce the highest quality, easiest to use products in the surveillance industry

  • Continually improve the quality of our software and hardware products through the creation, execution, and maintenance of comprehensive test plans, test cases, test scripts, and test reports.

  • Mentor personnel to grow their career and develop new skills

  • Drive productivity and efficiency via automation and metrics

  • Develop processes and metrics to ensure the team is operating efficiently and productively


  • 5+ years of work experience in System Test, Functional Test and Test Automation

  • 3+ years of object-oriented Python programming

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or equivalent experience

  • Understanding of statistical test methodologies

  • Experience developing test harnesses for unit testing and regression testing

  • A team player with creative and innovative approaches to solving challenges

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Comfortable “owning” and maintaining large code infrastructure and codebase

  • Proven history of test-to-break mentality

Preference will be given to candidates with any of the following skills and experience

  • Experience with automated evaluation of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning or Computer Vision Applications

  • Experience with C++ and GTEST

  • Familiarity with database design

  • Experience with surveillance and security products

  • In-depth understanding of cameras, networking, and the Linux OS

  • Working experience with Test Automation tools and frameworks e.g., Bamboo or Jenkins

  • Expert knowledge in Docker containerization and related infrastructure

  • Familiarity with running security vulnerability scanning tools, e.g., Fortify, WhiteSource

  • Master’s Degree in an engineering discipline


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of object-oriented Python programming

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


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.