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Veterans Preferred - Embedded Software Engineer

Company: Motorola Solutions
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. 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

Applied Technology is a rapid prototyping center within Motorola Solutions. We create proof-of-concept and lower-volume specialty communications products for government and private industry using wireless technologies such as GSM, UMTS, CDMA, WiFi, Bluetooth, WiMAX, LTE, TETRA, LMR, and embedded systems.

Job Description

Candidates for this position are software engineers with strong knowledge and hands-on experience in embedded software development.

Ideal candidates have diverse knowledge and a wide variety of interests, especially in cellular / wireless communications.

You will be responsible for full-process development on a variety of different projects involving multiple coding and scripting languages like Java, C, C++, Perl, etc. As part of a small (1-6 person) multi-disciplinary engineering team, you and the other software engineer(s) will have full responsibility for product development from requirements gathering to shipping. You must have the ability to meaningfully communicate with members of all engineering disciplines (Hardware, RF, Software, FPGA, etc), as well as management. You will be expected to perform duties in all areas of development (i.e. requirements analysis, high and low level design, coding, documentation, and testing and validation). Our products are developed to very high standards of quality and reliability and you will be expected to learn and conform to the department s software process during all development activities. You must be a flexible, results-oriented problem-solver who requires minimal supervision. Projects can vary greatly from one to the next, so you must thrive on variety and enjoy taking on new challenges.

In this position you will need a willingness to learn one or more wireless communication standards (GSM, CDMA, UMTS, LTE, iDEN, Tetra, etc.).

You will have the opportunity to work with the latest in commercial technology and add significant capabilities to these systems.

You must possess knowledge in (or an interest in) microprocessor-based hardware design.

Working in a small project team, your tasks will often involve hands-on interaction with product hardware for developing and debugging.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are important.

You must have an excellent understanding of real-time embedded software design and be proficient in Linux, C, C++, Perl and other software languages and operating systems.

Agile software development and/or git/gerrit/Jira experience is a plus.

A good understanding of UML is desirable.

Motorola Solutions is a U.S. Federal contractor and must comply with the recent U.S. Government Executive Order requiring that Federal contractors ensure that their U.S. employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, Motorola Solutions requires all US employees, even those working from home, to be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a reasonable accommodation based on a qualified medical condition or religious belief.

If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to a qualified medical condition or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation prior to moving forward with the recruitment process. As a part of this process you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, an offer for employment will not be made.


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's (BS) or Master's (MS) degree preferably in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field ; 3-5 years experience
  • Experience programming in C, C++ or Java
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contract. Some contracts may have higher-level clearance requirements.

    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.Benefitsinclude:
    • Incentive Bonus Plans
    • Medical, Dental, VisionbenefitseffectiveDay 1
    • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
    • 9 Paid Holidays
    • GenerousPaidTime Off Packages
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • PaidParental & 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.

Keywords: Motorola Solutions, Schaumburg , Veterans Preferred - Embedded Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Schaumburg, Illinois

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