Avigilon: Senior Engineering Manager
450 Artisan Way
Somerville, MA 02145

Employee Testimonials

Corrine Kemper
Kristine Palmarchetty
Steven Lewis


Senior Engineering Manager

Somerville, MA, USA

Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, is defining the future of the security industry through innovative end-to-end-solutions. We’re changing the landscape of the surveillance industry through advanced award-winning AI based surveillance systems. Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world and our team is advancing the field as it applies to the surveillance industry. We are proud to be industry leaders in video analytics with products like Appearance Search and Unusual Motion Detection along with our recently launched Avigilon Blue cloud service platform. You will have the opportunity to contribute to intelligent camera surveillance systems through cutting edge research and software engineering. 

Avigilon’s solutions have been installed in more than 120 countries at thousands of customer sites, including school campuses, transportation systems, healthcare centers, public venues, critical infrastructure, prisons, factories, casinos, airports, financial institutions, government facilities, and retailers.


Position Overview:

Our Senior Engineering Manager is responsible for the development and delivery of Avigilon’s flagship cloud product. This role will collaborate daily with other group leaders, our operations, support and other engineering teams. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills, a mix of software development and automation, cloud experience and security principles, and be a knowledgeable, hands-on, collaborative, and energetic individual.

If you are passionate about everything cloud, believe deeply in automating solutions, and enjoy contributing to best of breed technologies, you may have found a great home with Avigilon. The position is ideal for a self-starter and quick learner with a love of infrastructure and automation who enjoys collaborative work on leading edge technologies. 

This individual will join forces with our Boston Technology and Product Strategy teams at our Analytics and Data Science Center located in Assembly Row – Somerville, MA.


Responsibilities include:

  • Lead, manage and mentor a highly skilled, talented, geographically distributed team of Software Developers, Testers and UI designers.

  • Partner effectively with Product Management, Project Management and other groups to manage scope and deliverables based on the product roadmap.

  • Understand and practice agile/lean work management.

  • Champion a collaborative development approach which encourages and accepts contributions, emphasizes transparency and values respect.

  • Scales themselves by delegating effectively, ensuring tasks are completed as specified.

  • Focused on and responsible for the team's productivity and collective impact.

  • Track team efficiency and quality of work product, and regularly adjust processes and timelines to ensure that high quality is maintained, and predictability is high.

  • Excel at getting the team to focus on the highest priority projects.

  • Ensure a healthy pipeline of refined stories, ready for execution.

  • Drive recruiting efforts and growth planning for their team.

  • Meet regularly with their direct reports, provide frequent feedback on their work, help the individuals set goals to ensure employee growth and retention goals.

  • Lead technical discussions and drive effective technical decisions covering their area of responsibility.



  • 10+ years of team management experience and coordinating activities of software project teams.

  • 5+ years of software development with a focus on TDD/BDD and related agile methodologies.

  • Strong familiarity with prevailing Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery technologies and methodologies.

  • Development and collaboration experience with Git Workflow.

  • Experience with design & architecture using modern design patterns in a cloud environment, especially with Microsoft Azure (or AWS).

  • Ability to organize work, set priorities and determine resource requirements.

  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate complicated technical issues and risks to engineers, project managers and product managers.


Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills or qualifications

  • Located in Greater Boston; does not require employer relocation assistance.


Working at Avigilon:

At Avigilon, you will find a culture of thought-leaders who are passionate about creating exciting new solutions for security and surveillance. We seek problem-solvers who are eager to rise to the challenges of a continuously evolving technological industry, and those who want to make an impact on the safety of people and businesses globally.

As a full-time employee of Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes a competitive salary with full benefits including extended health, dental, vision, paid vacation and holidays, 401K, ESPP, eligible to participate in TechTalks, Hackathons, community service activities, etc. 


Employee Testimonials

Corrine Kemper
Corrine Kemper
Graphic Designer, Marketing

Our design team supports Avigilon's rapidly growing global sales team, so the best part of my job is seeing how our ads, brochures, and displays have positively impacted brand awareness and sales growth

Kristine Palmarchetty
Kristine Palmarchetty
HR Administrator

I love onboarding new employees and getting them excited to work at Avigilon!

Steven Lewis
Steven Lewis
Senior Product Manager

The most exciting part of my role at Avigilon is creating new innovations to solve every day, real-world problems, and knowing that these help keep communities safe.  

Paula Hunter
Paula Hunter
Localization & Documentation Manager

I'm directly contributing to Avigilon’s growth by communicating our message across the globe.