Hardware Program Manager at Motorola Solutions

  • Administrative Jobs, Program Manager Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Illinois, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 5+ Years

Job Description

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we’re guided by a shared purpose – helping people be their best in the moments that matter – and we live up to our purpose every day by solving for safer. Because people can only be their best when they not only feel safe, but are safe. We’re solving for safer by building the best possible technologies across every part of our safety and security ecosystem. That’s mission-critical communications devices and networks, AI-powered video security & access control and the ability to unite voice, video and data in a single command center view. We’re solving for safer by connecting public safety agencies and enterprises, enabling the collaboration that’s critical to connect those in need with those who can help. The work we do here matters.

Department Overview
The Critical Communications Infrastructure Hardware team is a group within the Critical Communications organization of Motorola Solutions (MSI). The team is responsible for developing and maintaining sophisticated and highly reliable communications, infrastructure and networking products for Mission Critical and commercial communication products across a variety of global markets and standards.

Job Description


  • Program Manage (PM) RF Site Hardware projects to effectively meet customer needs by developing new product solutions and improving existing products, including tracking and evaluation of project performance.
  • Work closely with MSI Supply Chain to coordinate prototype factory builds and to introduce new designs into production.
  • Conduct program team meetings.
  • Implement and manage changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and within accepted quality metrics.
  • Direct and coordinate cross functional teams to quickly resolve any supply chain, customer or quality issue on current RF Site products.
  • Interface with MSI supply chain to receive and manage change requests from suppliers of components used on currently shipping RF Site Hardware products.
  • Utilize PM tools (schedule, critical path analysis, budget, risk assessment, action item log, etc) to create project plans, analyze complex issues and work closely with cross functional teams to develop resolutions for any issues related to assigned project(s).
  • Produce accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.
  • Present program status as required to different organization levels.
  • Interface with international engineering and manufacturing teams to coordinate deliverables. Flexible hours may include periodic evening conference calls


  • Able to work on complex issues and develop resolutions where deep analytical skills and creativity is required
  • Proficient in use of project scheduling tools. Proficient in Google Applications – Google sheets, Docs, Slides, and Drive etc. Knowledge in Microsoft Excel and MS-Project
  • Able to work with different levels from team members to Senior Leaders within the organization
  • Strong command of change management issues and methodologies
  • Hands-on, results-oriented and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.
  • Ability to complete projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability to ask penetrating questions, detect unstated assumptions and resolve conflicts, as well as more general management and team-player skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build and sustain excellent working relationships.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, with excellent presentation skills and the ability to adapt to differing audiences
  • Passion for learning
  • BS or MS in Engineering – highly preferred
  • Project management experience, preferably 5+ years experience in a high tech environment.
  • Familiarity with two way radio /cellular infrastructure communications products, services, and systems is a plus.
  • PM Masters Certificate a plus. PMP is highly desired.


Employer work permit sponsorship is not available for this position.

Basic Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5+ years of Project management experience in a high tech environment.

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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally-protected characteristic.

We are proud of our people-first and community-focused culture, empowering every Motorolan to be their most authentic self and to do their best work to deliver on the promise of a safer world. If you’d like to join our team but feel that you don’t quite meet all of the preferred skills, we’d still love to hear why you think you’d be a great addition to our team.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive and accessible recruiting experience for candidates with disabilities, or other physical or mental health conditions. To request an accommodation, please email .

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