Skip to main content

Senior Systems Integration & Test Engineer - Software Automation-TS/SCI Clearance (up to $30,000 sign-on bonus)

Arlington, Virginia; Dulles, Virginia; Chantilly, Virginia; Alexandria, Virginia; Denver, Colorado; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Centennial, Colorado

Job ID SAS20222106-84662
Apply Now


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
  • Glassdoor Reviews and Company Rating

Success Profile

What makes a successful Systems Engineer at L3Harris?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • 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.


ob Title: Senior Systems Integration & Test Engineer - Software Automation-TS/SCI Clearance (up to $30,000 sign-on bonus)

Job Code: SAS20222106-84662

Job Location: Chantilly, VA OR Colorardo Springs, CO

Job Description:

L3Harris Space Systems Geospatial has an opening for a Sr. Integration and Test Engineer - Automation Software Mission Applications, Space Systems to join our team of diverse qualified Engineers at Chantilly, VA or Colorado Springs, CO locations The individual will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

This position will support the test effort for development of multiple ground-based mission systems and operations center from program inception to test verification and deployment. The Sr. Integration and Test Engineer - Automation Software Mission Applications, Space Systems will define complex test strategies to verify mission capabilities while working with a team comprised of multiple internal organizations and subcontractors for the full integration and test of the mission system. The test engineer will be a point-of-contact for the government customer for test planning and will coordinate across government and stakeholder offices to define the test and evaluation plan.

Essential Functions:

  • Implements strategic goals established by project leadership
  • Responsible for the assembly, integration, and testing of System Under Test (SUT) software and hardware components
  • Executes all levels of testing (Integration, System and Acceptance)
  • Configures and maintains production-like test environments
  • Provides I&T support overseeing subcontractors
  • Executes System Level I&T for developed control processing
  • Tests and troubleshoots issues
  • Documenting issues into bug tracking tool
  • Develops test plans, test cases, and testing scripts for manual and automated testing, maintain testing records, documents and reports discovered problems
  • Advocates for test priorities in daily scrum meetings and sprint planning
  • Provides clear and concise documentation of software issues
  • Collaborates closely with the SW development team
  • Analyzes user stories/use cases/requirements for validity and feasibility
  • Leads test development and peer review activities with little supervision.
  • Ensures complete and accurate test coverage.
  • Creates test to requirement traceability matrix.
  • Attends and participate in project planning and execution meetings as required
  • Ability to travel up to 10%


  • Active TS/SCI Security Clearance, US Citenzenship
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with 6+ years of relevant work experience; or Graduate Degree in Engineering with 4+ years of relevant work experience

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with MagicDraw/MBSE and EggPlantExperience in Agile & DevOps methodology and culture
  • Experience in SAFe Agile & DevOps methodology and culture
  • Proficient at JIRA/Confluence (or equivalent)
  • Familiarity with all phases of the software test life cycle
  • Senior professional with strong knowledge of job area
  • Possesses strong communication skills with internal team, external customer, and vendors
  • Ability to handle multiple processes while testing cases and develop plan “fixes”
  • Ablility to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role in Colorado is $81,000.00 - $151,000.00 (salary ranges in other locations could differ). This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits including: health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

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.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

Join Our Talent Community

Sign up for job alerts and be the first to know about our job openings.

Select a job category and/or location, then click "Add" for each saved search. Finally, click "Sign Up" to create your job alert.

Interested In

  • Engineering, Arlington, Virginia, United StatesRemove
  • Engineering, Dulles, Virginia, United StatesRemove
  • Engineering, Chantilly, Virginia, United StatesRemove
  • Engineering, Alexandria, Virginia, United StatesRemove
  • Engineering, Denver, Colorado, United StatesRemove
  • Engineering, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United StatesRemove
  • Engineering, Centennial, Colorado, United StatesRemove

View All Jobs

You have not saved any jobs.

View All Jobs

Awards and Recognition

Fortune 2022 - World's Most Admired Companies
2022 Bloomberg Gender Reporting Framework
Forbes 2020 Award
Top HBCU Supporters
CEO Action
Catalyst CEO
Handshake Early Talent Award
WayUp 100 Top Internship Programs Award
2022 Readers Choice Top 50 Employers
2021 Best Employers for Veterans
2022 DEI Best Place to Work For Disability Inclusion
2022 Top 50 Employer Careers and the disABLED
Catalyst Logo
Forbes 2021 The Best Employers for Diversity
2022 Minority Engineer Magazine Top 50 Employer