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Presales System Engineer

Sales and Related


Full Time

On Site


Brentwood, Tennessee, 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 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 design and implementation of mission critical digital mobile communication systems for Government & Public Safety Communications customers.

The Presales Systems Engineering Team primarily supports State and Local Government Public Safety infrastructure and subscriber design and implementation for projects in the Southeast Region.

Job Description

The Presales System Engineer design radio communication solutions, from the conceptual phases through to implementation that meet customer's requirements. As a consult, you will work with the customer to determine their requirements to design the best solution to meet their needs. In cooperation with the sales, product development, and project management you develop technical strategies and generate proposals to customers presenting Motorola's solution.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Understanding customer requirements

  • Radio Coverage design and analysis

  • Equipment list generation

  • Description of system design, including diagrams

  • Calculation of power and networking requirements

  • Participation in proposal reviews and contract negotiations

  • Consultative guidance to customers and sales team

  • Presentations to customers

  • Coordinate with the various functional teams (Systems Integration, Service, Sales, Product Groups) to ensure all business unit goals are addressed in our proposals and win-strategies.

  • Development of the implementation approach and service plan necessary to win the project

  • Meet/exceeding customer requirements and provide value alternatives when requirements cannot be met

  • Manage to Motorola’s sales, revenue and margin goals

  • Drive all sole source & RFP (Request for Proposal) projects to completion, managing the schedules of each project team member (engineering, proposal specialist, sales, and service)

This position requires living in one of the following cities for the first (1) year of training: Atlanta, GA; Columbia, SC; Charlotte, NC, Brentwood, TN.

After the first year, the role requires being based out of one of the following states: Mississippi; Arkansas; Louisiana.


  • Bachelors of Science or M.S degree in Electrical, Wireless, Computer, Network Engineering or Computer Science OR 3+ years of experience in engineering, solutions architecture, IT or sales

  • Strong general knowledge of wireless communications fundamentals and voice/data architectures - both public and private (e.g. APCO P25, LTE, 802.11, 4G/5G) is highly desirable

  • Strong general knowledge of IP networking architecture, protocols and security is highly desirable

  • Knowledge of RF coverage predictions, traffic/capacity modeling, and related toolsets is an asset

  • A positive attitude with a can-do mentality that enables you to be creative, resourceful and deliver results

  • Strong written and oral communications skills with the ability to present complex topics to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Willingness to think out of the box and challenge the status quo

  • Attention to detail and a flawless execution mindset

  • Travel: 25% (domestic only)

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree OR 3+ years of experience in engineering, solutions architecture, IT or sales

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

New Grad

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.