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Motorola Solutions Overview

Chicago, IL
10000+ employees
1928
Company - Public (MSI)
Computer Hardware & Software
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) is a global leader in mission-critical communications and analytics. Our technology platforms in mission-critical communications, command center software and video security & analytics, bolstered by managed & ... Read more

Mission: We help people be their best in the moments that matter.


Company Updates

  • From customer research to design and engineering, our female employees immersed themselves in the development and launch of APX NEXT™, the most patented device in Motorola Solutions’ history. In honor of International Women’s Day 2020, learn about the role of our female employees in creating our APX NEXT smart radio: http://ow.ly/nhZj30qoxu2.

  • Motorola Solutions is excited to be attending the National Society of Black Engineering Conference on August 20th and August 21st.

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Motorola Solutions – Why Work With Us?


Motorola Solutions Employees in Chicago

 

Every day, our enterprise and public safety customers rely on effortless and reliable communications to keep business thriving and communities safe. They call it their lifeline. 

At Motorola Solutions, we not only build that lifeline – with mission-critical services, software, video and analytics, backed by secure, resilient land mobile radio communications – we advance it every day through our commitment to innovation. Our drive for continuous innovation and partnership with our customers enables them to be ready – in the day-to-day moments, and in the moments that matter most

Our Values

At Motorola Solutions, we are driven by a set of common values that bind us together. More than just words, these traits define who we are and represent a commitment to how we do business:

  • 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.

Our values are based on a foundation of uncompromising integrity and ethics that influence everything we do. They represent not just what we believe, but how we will behave toward each other, our customers, our suppliers and all of our stakeholders.

To work for Motorola Solutions, explore open roles.

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Advancing the Lifeline Through Innovation

At Motorola Solutions, we’re driven, passionate and resourceful – just like you. 

We’re continuously innovating to keep our customers at the forefront of mission-critical communications – so they are ready whenever and wherever the moment arrives. It’s why we spend thousands of hours working alongside our customers to understand how they use technology – and how the technologies they use work better together. And it's why we push boundaries – advancing technology and transforming how our customers communicate. 

A Culture Where the Best Thrive

At Motorola Solutions, you’ll find a culture of people striving to be their best. Your resourcefulness and your passion will help us drive the future of mission-critical communication – advancing the lifeline for our customers.

Learn more about careers at Motorola Solutions.

Motorola Solutions Interns in Chicago

 

Engage, Inspire and Grow in Motorola Solutions’ Internship Program

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. 

Motorola Solutions’ award-winning student internship program is designed with you in mind. It all starts with our belief that the next big idea can come from anyone, anywhere at any time.  

Our goal is to help you develop and prepare for life after school through hands-on experience with real problems that require real solutions. Interns contribute to projects and tasks that make an impact, participate in a robust mentorship program, grow through professional development activities and attend networking events. From collaborating with our senior leaders to volunteer opportunities, we want you to grow during your internship in ways you never expected.

We’re looking for full-time students from various academic backgrounds who are interested in working across all business functions, enrolled in post-secondary degree programs and will return to school after the 12-week summer program.

Learn more about our WayUp Top 100 internship program

Motorola Solutions Foundation Volunteering Event for Motorola Solutions Employees

 

Motorola Solutions Foundation

Originally founded in 1953, the Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by making strategic grants, forging strong community partnerships and fostering innovation. 

Awarding over $10 million in grants in 2019, which supported more than 2 million students and first responders affiliated with 250 organizations in 32 countries, our funding and involvement goes beyond helping those in law enforcement. The Foundation also supports organizations that represent veterans, professional and volunteer fire service personnel, EMS professionals and disaster response professionals. 

In particular, the foundation focuses on: 

  • Education – Supporting programs that advance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, preparing our next generation of innovators 
  • Public safety – Making our communities safer by using our leadership in public safety innovation to provide resources to first responders and the communities they serve 
  • Disaster relief – Partnering with humanitarian organizations to provide relief to disaster victims and providing vital support to emergency workers who are at the front lines of disaster relief 
  • Employee giving – Providing our employees with matching programs in the United States and globally

As an employee, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in a variety of volunteer programs offered by the Motorola Solutions Foundation.

Learn more about the work of the Motorola Solutions Foundation

Motorola Solutions Business Councils Foster Inclusion and Diversity

 

Motorola Solutions’ Business Councils 

Motorola Solutions is committed to fostering an inclusive culture rooted in our purpose, promise and values. We actively seek globally diverse individuals, opinions, cultures and abilities to expand our talent pool, drive innovation and heighten our customer relationships. 

Our Business Councils are excited to shape their missions to support and grow our new business strategies:

  • People with Disabilities Council 
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies Council 
  • Multicultural Business Council 
  • Women’s Business Council 
  • Veterans Business Council 
  • Young Professionals Group 

Valuing an Inclusive Environment

Our employees make an impact in a workplace that values diversity because they bring their full selves to work each day. Our inclusive culture allows each of our employees greater say and greater impact while asking  every one of us to contribute to our fullest potential. With our values as our foundation, we strive to engage the organization in promoting a culture that values diversity of thought. 

This gives each of us the chance to contribute to the best of our ability, and is the driving force behind Motorola Solutions' success. At Motorola Solutions, diversity and inclusiveness are more than the keys to meeting and exceeding our customers' diverse needs - they're our competitive advantage.

Learn how we innovate through inclusion and diversity.

Motorola Solutions Reviews

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    "Growing Involvement from Business Councils Shaping Great Work Environment"

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    I have been working at Motorola Solutions full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people here are great to work with, and the products we support serve an extremely meaningful purpose. The ERGs here, known as Business Councils, are also increasingly doing a better job of creating collaborative programming and events, promoting diversity, and offering ways for employees to hold leadership positions, gain visibility, and get involved.

    Cons

    More collaboration/connection of employees between the various sites would be great.

    Advice to Management

    Getting more involved with professional conferences for internal talent development, spreading brand & mission awareness, and recruiting more talent would go a long way.

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Motorola Solutions Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Motorola Solutions (Bengaluru (India)) in November 2019.

    Interview

    Totally Interview process took a week. First round was an online coding test.Once I cleared ,
    I was called for the interview at Kodiak networks, a Motorola company in Manyata tech park(Bangalore). 3 technical rounds , following HR (mainly on CTC and availability to join ASAP).

    Interview Questions

    • What is the difference between Thread and Process?What is Multi Threading?   Answer Question
    • What is string immutability?If s1="hello", s2="world", s1= s1+s2. What is value of s2 and expalin the memory locations for the same.   1 Answer
    • Can you explain me your project architecture and what is your role?   Answer Question
    • Can you write Singleton Design pattern.   Answer Question
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Motorola Solutions Awards & Accolades

  • World's Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2020
  • Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2020
  • America's Most Responsible Companies 2020, Newsweek, 2020
  • Best Places to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2019
  • Top 100 U.S. Internship Programs, WayUp, 2019
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Pledges & Certifications

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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