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Senior RF Design Engineer

Brisbane, Australia

Job ID 5827
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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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

About the opportunity

As part of the RF team, you will be working with a team of highly skilled RF electronics engineers to solve complex design challenges by utilising modern tools and software. The opportunity will challenge you to think out of the box and deliver innovative and cutting-edge solutions.

What the role will involve

The responsibilities of your role will include the following:

  • Design, development and prototyping of new RF & microwave components and electronic subsystems
  • RF line-up budget calculations, modelling and simulations of RF & microwave circuits using software packages
  • Qualification testing and documentation of new products, including Antenna testing and EMI/EMC testing
  • Ability to participate in generation of formal bids and quotations
  • Ability to deal with customers and present design details and documentations during review
  • Review project schedules and meet financial and time constraints
  • Take part in manufacture and test of modules
  • Provide Engineering leadership to small multi-disciplinary teams to ensure on-time delivery of projects
  • Maintain a focus on producing quality products and either recommend enhancements which will promote customer satisfaction or cost reductions

What you’ll bring

  • Degree qualified (or equivalent) in Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • Extensive experience with RF modelling and simulation software packages such as CST Microwave Studio and Microwave Office for RF line-up budget calculations, modelling and simulation of RF & microwave circuits
  • Experience with software, such as Altium or equivalent, for schematics and PCB design.
  • Experience in leading multi-disciplinary engineering teams
  • Experience with a production environment and product development
  • Experience in generating engineering plans, design documentation and work-breakdown-structures
  • Experience in working with customers to understand project requirements and generating specifications

About Us

L3Harris Space and Airborne Systems is a Brisbane based subsidiary of L3Harris and part of our ICI Division. We provide design, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced electronic warfare components and subsystems using cutting edge radio frequency and photonic technology. We are a trusted, sovereign design and production partner to the Australian Department of Defence and an established exporter to global defence primes. L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination and offers equal opportunities for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships.

A few of our employee benefits are:

  • 12:30pm finish every Friday
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Flexible annual leave (buy & sell up to 2 weeks)
  • Salary continuance insurance (SCI pays 75% of your base salary and bonus for up to
  • 2 years)
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Life & Total Permanent Disability Cover
  • Novated Car Leasing

Important to know

Due to the nature of our work many our roles require an Australian nationality and the ability to obtain a security clearance. Applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment must meet eligibility. Eligibility and clearance process information can be found at;

L3Harris respectfully requests no agency submissions at this time.

As an equal opportunities employer, L3Harris is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join L3Harris.

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