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Job Title: Linux / Android OS Software Engineer
Company Name: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Location: Schaumburg, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 03/01/2021
Expire Date: 05/19/2021
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Employment Placement Agencies, Engineering, Government and Policy, Human Resources, Information Technology, Law Enforcement, and Security, Research & Development
Job Description
Linux / Android OS Software Engineer


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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline.  Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently.  Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe.  Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


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 customization of commercial products to extend and transform their capabilities. We can't tell you much more about what we do, but we can tell you it's amazing.


Job Description

We are looking for an adaptable, skilled Linux and Android OS Software Engineer.  Our team works on a variety of tasks, requiring a willingness to tackle whatever area of expertise our systems require. 

On any given day, you may get the opportunity to work through all the layers of the Android software architecture including the Linux kernel, bootloaders, filesystems, cellular modem stack, Android framework, and applications.

 

This is more than a gig.  People stay with our organization a long time because of the meaningful, interesting work that we do.  Our engineers love a challenge, get to work in small teams and make systems do amazing things they were never designed to do.

We build custom products for a variety of customers.  We are the experts; our customers come to us with their challenges, and they look to us to propose innovative solutions.  Our engineers have tremendous latitude to problem solve, and are given the responsibility and accountability to implement solutions.

This is not a place where you do the same thing and work on the same code project to project.  Flexibility and embracing whatever work comes your way is essential.  Not much of what we do comes with a manual, and our kind of engineers like it that way.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong skills in C.  Java is also desirable.

  • Experience in Linux Kernel development, including device drivers

  • Robust understanding of embedded software development practices, including build configuration/compiling/linking, troubleshooting/debugging, and SCM (we use Git/Gerrit/Jenkins)

You will stand out from the pack if you also have skills in some of our other technology areas.  If not, these are things you can expect to pick up as you go: 

  • Agile development processes and tools (SCRUM, Jira, Jenkins CI)

  • Linux/Android security

  • Cryptography & Public Key Infrastructure

  • Qualcomm platform experience

  • Java and/or Kotlin Android application development experience

  • Material Design UI/UX experience

  • AWS experience

  • Cellular protocol experience, especially cellular technologies (LTE, UMTS, etc)

One requirement of your employment in this position will be that you obtain a government security clearance within 15 months after your start date. Motorola Solutions personnel are available to discuss the government security clearance process with you. Contact your recruiter if you have questions regarding this process.

You must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contract.

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Basic Requirements

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or similar

  • At least 2 years experience developing with Linux systems

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contract.


Travel Requirements

None


Relocation Provided

None


Position Type

Experienced


Referral Payment Plan

Yes



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.

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Company Description:
At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it's helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.
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