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Sr. Specialist Software Engineering

Anaheim, California Job ID AS20211404-59769
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Job Title: Sr. Specialist Software Engineering

Job Code: AS20211404-59769

Job Location: Anaheim, Ca.

Job Description:

L3 Harris Interstate Electronics Corporation is seeking a highly motivated embedded software engineer to join our Navigation Solutions software development team. Successful candidates perform complex professional software engineering assignments requiring expertise covering a range of the GPS domain within a team environment.

The L3 Interstate Electronics Corporation Division was founded in 1956 and for over 60 years IEC has played a key role in the most successful defense system of modern history. Headquartered in Anaheim, CA, IEC is a recognized industry leader in defense and security solutions, providing critical technology advancements in the areas of GPS/ Position Navigation and Timing, and Range and Test Solutions.

Essential Functions:

  • Able to perform requirements analysis including deriving software requirements from system requirements and documenting the software requirements using a tool such as DOORS.
  • Able to transform software requirements and system design into a software architecture targeting a system on a chip containing multiple processors.
  • Hands on real-time embedded C development expertise that includes recent lab experience integrating with, and debugging on, target hardware
  • Experienced in chip bring up activities
  • Hands on experience working in HW-SW Co-simulation environment
  • Experienced in developing DOD type software documentation, including requirements (SRS) and design (SAD)
  • Prior experience in one or more of following - GPS concepts, standard user host interfaces, signal processing or navigation user equipment, automated embedded system testing, military GPS receivers, position, velocity and timing, Matlab, Kalman filters, digital signal processing or tracking loops
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development methodology
  • Platform experience using Linux/Windows, C and GCC
  • This position requires the ability to meet and maintain eligibility requirements for U.S. DoD SECRET security clearance.  US citizenship is required.


  • Position requires a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) or related discipline, and 8-10 years of related professional experience, along with a passion to pursue a career in embedded software engineering.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Has experience supporting end user integration
  • Has participated in developing proposals
  • Is a self-starter, able to individually implement a wide variety of complex hands-on coding assignments, debug, develop unit and SW integration tests, and perform peer reviews
  • Leads small teams, develops and reviews designs, estimates and delegates tasks, mentors teammates and determines application integration priorities and version release points
  • Coordinates with hardware, systems and test engineers
  • Demonstrates an ability to rapidly learn the complex SW architecture and GPS user equipment
  • Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills and has experience presenting technical information to internal and external customers
  • Champions software best practices

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.

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