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Engineering Project Manager

Company: Motorola Solutions
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview
At Motorola Solutions, we believe that everything starts with safety. It's the constant that empowers people to confidently move forward. It can fill a flight or sell out a stadium. It can care for a patient or graduate a class.
As a global leader in public safety and enterprise security, we create and connect the technologies that help to keep people safe where they live, learn, work and play. Our integrated technology ecosystem unifies critical communications, video security and access control, and command center software, enabling collaboration in more powerful ways.
At Motorola Solutions, we're ushering in a new era in public safety and security. Bring your passion, potential and talents to a career that matters.
Department Overview
Our Applied Technology organization puts some of Motorola Solutions' brightest minds on unique, highly challenging projects. Based on decades of experience with our customers, we apply leading-edge technologies to support security and safety throughout the world. We engineer our products from start to finish and manufacture them in-house. We're known for low volume and high capability with focused specialization in areas including software-defined radios, advanced antenna solutions, artificial intelligence and machine learning, cybersecurity, signals intelligence and more. We can't tell you much more about what we do, but we can tell you it's amazing.
Job Description
As an Engineering Project Manager, you will manage multiple projects of small multi-disciplinary engineering teams in the design, development, and production of cutting-edge custom products. The Engineering Project Manager has ultimate technical decision-making control and is the primary project point-of-contact to internal and external customers.
Responsibilities include:

  • Project Manager for multiple projects valued in the $500k to $5M range
  • Coordinate a mix of engineering development and small-scale production activities in the area of custom products
  • Point-of-contact for customers and the leader of day-to-day activities of small (1-10 person), multidisciplinary project teams, including both junior and senior level engineers
  • Take projects through the entire life cycle from project conception and proposal through design and production utilizing existing process methodologies
  • Responsible for coordinating with both internal and external groups to meet the cost, schedule and technical goals of the program while managing risk and motivating the team
  • Contribute to the growth of the organization via interaction with senior management, peers, and subordinates
  • Manage and complete performance reviews for project team members
  • Participate in department growth and process improvement activities.
  • Have ultimate technical decision-making control during the development of cutting-edge products.
  • Lead your project teams via daily interactions, weekly meetings, and monthly customer reviews. Additional Qualified Skills
    • Strong technical background in wireless communication technologies
    • Experience managing people OR leading a project
    • High-level knowledge of design principles for both hardware and software engineering
    • Ability to analyze and evaluate technical trade-offs is essential while also considering the impacts to cost and schedule
    • Possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience in project management
    • Occasional domestic travel is required #LI-ONSITE
      Basic Requirements
      • Bachelors Degree or higher.
      • 7+ years of engineering experience
      • Must be a U.S. citizen with ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contracts. 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. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees. These employees are required to submit proof of vaccination to Motorola Solutions and maintain compliance with these requirements.
        Travel Requirements
        Under 10%
        Relocation Provided
        Position Type
        Referral Payment Plan
        Our U.S. Benefits include:
        • Incentive Bonus Plans
        • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
        • 401K with Company Match
        • 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.

Keywords: Motorola Solutions, Schaumburg , Engineering Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Schaumburg, Illinois

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