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System Technologist

Business and Financial Operations


Full Time

On Site


Arizona, United States

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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 is a world leader in the field of professional mobile communications systems with an impressive heritage of technological innovations and a global base of installed systems. The group's main business is the implementation of mission critical digital mobile communication systems for Government & Public Safety Communications customers.

Job Description

Job Description

Motorola Solutions is building talent pipelines to meet future hiring demands. This is a pipeline role, while there is not an immediate opening, we want to build relationships with prospective candidates like you. If your background is a match to our requirements, we’ll follow up with an exploratory conversation.


Responsibilities include optimization and support of complex communication systems. Provide technical support of specialized systems and product applications including advanced troubleshooting of software driven electronics, provisioning of communication system infrastructure and performance optimization of RF and Broadband architecture including, but not limited to, legacy analog, advanced digital P25 and data infrastructure. Program, configure, optimize, test and document complex communications systems. Provide weekly reports of activities and accomplishments. Must have very strong knowledge of wired communications systems, such as local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN), must be proficient in computer network installation, configuration and maintenance systems to include cabling, routers, switches, firewalls and bridges. Must be capable of installation of server hardware/OS and software infrastructure and troubleshooting to resolve system/application related issues.

  • Strong knowledge of R.F. systems, such as transmitters, receivers, and antenna networks
  • Strong knowledge in standard telephony and dedicated data circuits, as well as knowledge of packet switching techniques
  • Highly computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access
  • Self-management skills and "people" skills to work closely with Motorola’s customers and subcontractor (MSS) community, as well as Motorola Sales, Engineering, Project Management, and customer service teams
  • Self-motivated and self-managed to perform the required duties at a distance from direct supervision
  • Able to solve customer problems quickly during stressful situations

Duties may also include:

  • Perform preventative maintenance routines to ensure proper system operation with focus on trend analysis and documentation of results
  • Develop solutions to difficult technical problems encountered as part of system implementation, upgrades or support issues
  • Total familiarity with the latest technologies and troubleshooting techniques
  • Team with engineering, project management and sales personnel to effectively design, implement, optimize and cutover advanced communication systems which meet or exceed customer expectations

**Must be able to obtain background clearance as required by government customer**

Specific Knowledge/Skills:

  • 2 year associate's in electronics or IT preferred
  • 5+ years field experience as a System technician.
  • Experience with logging recording systems, RF interfaces, wired/wireless communications systems and networking equipment
  • Unique combinations of both strong multi-site RF communications system and computer/networking skills are required.
  • The ideal candidate must demonstrate high level systems expertise and have a minimum of 6 years of related experience with the following equipment:
    • Motorola Base Stations (STR series, GTR series, Quantar, etc.)
    • Centracom Consoles (Gold Elite, MCC7500, MCC7100)
    • Channel Banks and T1 Circuits
    • Computer IP Networks and Configuration
    • Experience working with RF Infrastructure Technologies to include Motorola SmartZone, Smartnet, Console Systems, ASTRO Conventional and Trunked equipment is strongly preferred
  • The Candidate must have excellent skills in the use of various communications test equipment including:
    • Communication System Analyzers
    • Ethernet Link test sets
    • T1 Test Sets
    • TIMS (Transmission Impairment Measurement Set)
    • Digital RF Power Meter
  • Individual must have a superior knowledge of one or more of the following; Motorola Conventional, SmartNet, Centracom and MCC Console systems, Secure Operations and ASTRO A7.x Digital systems and installation procedures.
  • Must be capable of installation of server hardware/OS and software infrastructure and troubleshooting to resolve system/application related issues.
  • Ideally the individual should have at least one network certification:
    • Network +
    • CCNA
    • NRS1
    • Related certification

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Experience with one of the following: P25, LMR, Smartnet, SmartZone, RF infrastructure, ASTRO systems, radios and consoles.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and Motorola Radio Programming Software suite.
  • Excellent communications skills and always present a professional image.
  • Must have a current, valid driver’s license and no traffic violations

Basic Requirements

  • 2 year associate's in electronics or IT preferred and 4+ years field experience as a System Technician/Technologist
  • OR 6+ years of field experience as a System Technologist/Technician
  • 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 Requirements

Over 75%

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.