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Tech Lead Solution Architect Cybersecurity -Key Mngmt

Camden, New Jersey

Job ID IMS20212203-58479
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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.

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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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Senior Solution Architect Cybersecurity / Key Management

Job Code: UN0603

Job Location: Camden, NJ

Job Description:

L3Harris Technologies – Integrated C5 Systems (IC5S) is a recognized global leader in the design, development and production of secure communication systems and products supporting mission-critical space, ground, air and naval operations.  IC5S is where employees have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our business and the world around us while thriving in an environment that continually fosters growth and career development.  We are committed to providing best-in-class solutions to our customers with the highest level of integrity, excellence and uncompromised quality in everything we do.

The Senior Solutions Architect for Cyber Systems will be a leader in our fast-paced growing environment supporting new business capture by developing innovative Cyber solutions. S/he will be responsible for significant customer interactions teamed with a Solution Manager to help uncover and develop best-in-class solutions to meet their needs.  Additionally, the Solutions Architect will be responsible for defining and driving the technical direction of prospective business opportunities, developing system architectures, providing leadership for proposals and strategic pursuits, as well as having significant input to shape the investments of the business.  The Solutions Architect will also assess market level technology trends as well as capabilities of complementary solutions enabling larger scale solution offerings. The Solutions Architect will have all the necessary support, scope and resources, to have a direct impact on the growth of our business.

 The successful candidate will possess both expertise in Systems Engineering as well as in Information Assurance, Security, and Cryptography. 

Essential Functions:

The Solutions Architect is an ideal position for someone who is a self-starter that will seize and maintain the initiative in ambiguous situations.  The successful candidate will possess a fiercely competitive spirit with a relentless desire to impact and win.  S/he has an affinity to challenge the status quo and propose new and innovative solutions to the most complex challenges.

The successful candidate will possess both expertise in Systems Engineering as well as in Information Assurance, Security, and Cryptography.  Within the Security Engineering context, his or her primary responsibility will be to apply an interdisciplinary collaborative approach to plan, design develop, and validate Cyber Solutions. S/he will interact with customers and product teams to define cybersecurity requirements, trade solutions, and costs. 

Additionally, the successful candidate will possess: 

  • Proven ability to lead teams to develop Cyber system architectures of varying complexity.
  • Extensive experience developing and executing strategic technology roadmaps to develop new business opportunities.
  • Extensive experience working with Capture Management and Business Development to be the liaison between new customer program capture and Engineering.
  • Perform tasking that aligns with steps one through six of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Security Life Cycle ensuring information assurance is included in the design architecture Design and guide development of secure platform solution.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; works with others to coordinate efforts, resolve cross-team issues and effectively communicate changes.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team to design and integrate Space/Ground Cyber Systems.
  • Demonstrated experience leading the design and integration of Key Management Systems including Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) and Key Management Infrastructure (KMI).
  • Experience with cloud-based computing solutions such as AWS and IC ITE.
  • Experience with migrating applications to Cloud environments.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline, Master’s degree highly desired
  • At least 6+ years’ experience in Systems Engineering of Information Assurance systems/products
  • US Government Secret security clearance or ability to obtain clearance required. Active Security Clearance preferred.
  • US Citizenship required
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% of time

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Understanding of Key Management Systems including Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) and Key Management Infrastructure (KMI) as they impact the design of End Cryptographic Units (ECUs)
  • Possess CISSP certification, or equivalent, in accordance with Information Assurance Workforce Improvement (DoD 8570.01M), IASAE Level II.

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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