Presales Engineer

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POST DATE 10/11/2017
END DATE 2/3/2018

Motorola Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description
The Presales Engineer is the architect and owner of solution design. This includes development, design, evaluation, and modification of system solutions and architecture to meet customer requirements. This includes:

Radio Coverage design and analysis

Equipment list generation
Description of system design, including diagrams
Understanding customer requirements
Calculation of power and networking requirements
Participation in proposal reviews and contract negotiations
Consultative guidance to customers and sales team

Bachelor s Degree is required. Prefer emphasis in Electrical, Computer, Wireless or Network Engineering

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
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects with different deadlines
General knowledge of wireless communications fundamentals and voice/data architectures - both public and private (e.g. APCO P25, LTE, 802.11, 3G/4G) is highly desirable
General knowledge of IP networking architecture, protocols and security is highly desirable
Knowledge of RF coverage predictions, traffic/capacity modeling, and related toolsets
Willingness to travel: 25-50%

Basic Requirements
Bachelors Degree
2+ years of Engineering or Sales experience

Department Description
At Motorola Solutions, we help people be their best in the moments that matter.

We help firefighters see inside buildings and police officers see around street corners. We provide the situational awareness first responders need when a moment brings catastrophe.

We do this by connecting them to seamless communication networks, applications and services; by providing them with real-time information; and by arming them with intuitive, nearly indestructible handheld devices.

Our Values are built on our foundation of unwavering commitment to integrity and to doing business the right way. They represent the fundamental beliefs we all share at Motorola Solutions and govern how we behave and make decisions. Our values are also at the centerpiece of our Leadership Model, which provides our people with a clear blueprint to build their personal business, people, and results leadership.

We are innovative: We constantly create ingenious solutions to the real challenges of today, tomorrow, and beyond.

We are passionate: we meet every challenge with energy and determination, always pursuing ever-higher standards.

We are driven: We keep it simple by focusing on what matters most so we can seize opportunities with speed and confidence.

We are accountable: we stand behind the work we do, the contributions we make, and the high business standards we maintain.

We are partners: we succeed together because we respect all individuals and value contributions from colleagues and customers alike.

The Sales Engineering Group is the technical center of the Sales Organization. Our engineers bring to life the innovative communications solutions that make a difference in the moments that matter. As the solutions architect owner, the Sales Engineering Groups have the technology and design responsibility for all sales support engagements nationwide.

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Company Overview
On any given day, every moment matters to someone, somewhere. And every moment, Motorola Solutions innovations, products and services play essential roles in people s lives. We help firefighters see around buildings and police officers see around street corners. We keep utility workers connected and visible to each other with real-time voice and data communication across the smart grid. And we provide the situational awareness first responders need when a moment brings catastrophe. We help people be their best in their moments that matter.

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to no discrimination because of race, color, creed, marital status, age, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.