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Lead, Systems Engineering (Integration and Test)

Alpharetta, Georgia

Job ID SAS20221105-82208
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working with the L3Harris's engineering team, you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Leader
  • Problem Solver
  • Strategic
  • Technical


Flexible work schedule, paid overtime, cool technology, no micromanagement, nice campus, fun co-workers

Systems Engineer

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Lead, Systems Engineering (Integration and Test)

Job Code: SAS20221105-82208

Job Location: Alpharetta, GA

Job Description:

L3Harris, Military Displays, Systems engineering group located in Alpharetta, GA is looking for a candidate to work on testing of avionics products for various Military and Commercial Aviation platforms. The selected candidate will be involved with all phases of program delivery from requirement definitions, design, development, testing and manufacturing. As an Electromagnetic (EMI) and Environmental (ENV) Test Systems Engineer the candidate will help with the initial product testing, work with the customer on developing formal test specifications, EMI / ENV plans, procedures and reports, operate equipment and run both EMI / ENV tests in-house and at commercial test laboratories. Position will involve up to 15% - 25% travel to offsite customer, supplier, test laboratories and/or L3Harris locations.

Essential Functions:

  • Knowledgeable on MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, RTCA DO-160, ADS-37A, ABD0100, and other Environmental, EMI/EMC test standards
  • Perform test support to achieve Environmental and EMI design compliance.
  • Apply engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, design, test, and evaluate programs for Environmental and Electromagnetic Environmental Effects..
  • Create Test Plans, Test Procedures, Test Reports and other applicable documents such as analysis or mitigation reports..
  • Familiar with operating Thermal Chambers, Vibration Controllers, EMC test equipment, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, network analyzer, programmble power supplies, etc.
  • Direct Environmental / EMI testing activities and participate in Environmental / EMI related system and sub-system troubleshooting efforts.
  • Thermal, vibration, EMI data collection and analysis for reports.
  • Ability to represent system engineering artifacts at internal and external customer meetings and audits.
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project and Access)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.
  • Experience working on an Integrated Product Team (IPT)
  • Ability to obtain a Security Clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experienced in LRU level integration of Hardware and Software elements.
  • Experienced in behavioral modeling/simulation (e.g. UML modeling with use-cases and sequence diagrams), peer reviews, configuration and change management.
  • In depth working knowledge of engineering tools for requirements capture (DOORS, JAMA etc.
  • Working knowledge of the commercial and military communications protocols (RS-232, ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 664 (AFDX) and ARINC 818 (Fiber.
  • Understanding of manufacturing build, test, quality, and customer acceptance review processes
  • Ability to handle multiple task concurrently and with competing deadlines
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable in effectively interacting and communicating with Senior Engineering Management, Program Management, Business Development, and Finance.
  • Proven experience and understanding of requirements capture, systems design, and decomposition methods

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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