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Lead Software Engineer (OPEN SHIFT experience)

Camden, New Jersey

Job ID IMS20220612-94299
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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 in Software with L3Harris 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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What makes a successful Engineer at L3Harris?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Innovative
  • Technical
  • Influential
  • Critical Thinker
  • Analytical
  • Detail Oriented


I love my job because every day there’s a new problem to tackle, a new skill to learn and an awesome team that has my back.

Heather S., 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 Software Engineer (OPEN SHIFT)
Job ID: IMS20220612-94299
Job Location: Camden, NJ
Job Schedule: 9/80 Work Schedule

Job Description: Lead Software Engineer (ACCN/Symphony) OPEN SHIFT experience

L3Harris Integrated Mission Systems is seeking a Lead Software Engineer. Responsibilities include leading teams through all phases of the software development life cycle. This is a hands-on role and includes the translation of requirements into working and maintainable solutions for our C5 and Cyber Solution Centers. The selected candidate will apply technical proficiency across various stages of our SDLC, gather requirements and work closely with stakeholders to prioritize and scope tasks. The selected candidate will be working as a key team member on a Scrum team and will be instrumental in setting our direction and strategy for product and infrastructure development.

Essential Functions

  • Developing and tracking software development schedule, assigning tasking, managing cost accounts
  • Interfacing and coordinating with all engineering development disciplines, project engineering and program management
  • Oversee formal design and test reviews, prepare and present technical briefings, report project status
  • Guiding team members on the application of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis concepts and principles in the development of software for the target hardware
  • Hands-on leadership in the development and evaluation of interfaces between hardware and software, and operational performance requirements and design of the overall system
  • Leading and contributing to all phases of the software development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, and formal test
  • Developing software test plans and procedures, and other relevant technical documentation
  • Utilizing modeling tools and equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental tests, prototype, and evaluate results
  • Participating in peer reviews, identify, track and repair defects
  • Utilizing a variety of software languages and tools (e.g., Java, Javascript, Docker Openshift, Kubernetes, Kong Kafka, Jen,kins), Windows, Linux, mobile platforms, and embedded real time operating systems


  • 4+ years of OPENSHIFT experience
  • Active or ability to obtain Department of Defense (DoD) SECRET clearance
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, or related field and 10+ years of Software Engineering experience
  • U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) SECRET clearance.
  • 10+ years of experience developing software for desktop, mobile, and/or web applications with an object-oriented programming language
  • 2+ years of demonstrated ability leading small to medium sized software development teams through all phases of the software development lifecycle

Preferred Additional Skills

  • 5+ years of experience testing against Naval systems software requirements
  • TS/SCI
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • If you have experience Testing solutions that leverage a mix of the technologies listed below, we would love to hear from you:
    • Storage Area Networks (SANs)
    • RDBMS (Postgres)
    • Mongo
    • C/C++
    • Git
    • Jazz/RTC
    • DNS

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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