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Lead, System Engineer - Telecom (Palm Bay, FL or Chantilly, VA - TS/SCI)

Chantilly, Virginia; Palm Bay, Florida; Melbourne, Florida

Job ID SAS20221108-88542
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Overview

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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  • Level: Experienced
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  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Leader
  • Problem Solver
  • Strategic
  • Technical

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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.

Description:

Job Title: Lead, System Engineer - Telecom

Job Code: SAS20221108-88542

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL or Chantilly, VA

Job Decsription:

As a Lead, Systems Engineer - Telecom you will lead and contribute to architecting, implementing, testing, and troubleshooting embedded security applications. Evaluate development and COTS products and services to identify security vulnerabilities, weaknesses, and improvement using tools, techniques, and processes that emulate those used by sophisticated and motivated adversaries. Knowledge and expertise of network protocols, stacks, major COTS components and associated hardware architectures. Experience across broad range of telecommunications transport technologies (OTN, Carrier Ethernet, WDM, etc.). You will work with creative, innovative, and collaborative team of hardware and software engineers to analyze and develop offensive and defensive cyber capabilities.

Essential Functions:

The candidate should be able to perform the following tasks with minimal oversight:

  • Develop embedded security architecture and designs based on system level requirements.
  • Analyze operating system concepts in the areas of memory management, computer architecture, or binary analysis.
  • Analyze and deconstruct applied cryptographic algorithms, protocols, and implementations.
  • Analyze network protocol implementation, vulnerabilities, and concepts.
  • Knowledge of IPv4, IPv6, QoS, Multicast, MPLS, IP Routing Protocols like ISIS, OSPF, BGP, L3VPN, L2VPN, Traffic Engineering using BGP and MPLS-TE.
  • Knowledge and experience with major router platforms.
  • Knowledge and experience with modern router architecture including interworking of control plane and forwarding plane, switch fabric, egress queuing.
  • Experience Optical Transport Technologies - WDM, ROADM, and WSS.
  • Interact with senior program managers and customers to define embedded security approaches and strategies.
  • Lead trade studies to identify the most economical solution to satisfy requirements.
  • Develop embedded security system integration and check out plans.
  • Develop internal requirements, CONOPs and interface control documents from customer / product requirements.
  • Support full program development lifecycles including concept, design fabrication, production, test, installation, operations, maintenance, and disposal.
  • Provide technical leadership to development teams at internal and external gate reviews such as technical baseline reviews and design reviews.

Qualifications:

  • Current TS/SCI Security Clearance or above level Security Clearance; US Citizenship required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline with 9+ years of relevant operational experience OR
  • Graduate Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline with 7+ years of relevant operational experience

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Coursework and/or experience in systems engineering, systems architecture, systems analysis and design, system performance modeling, integration and/or project management, and/or model-based systems engineering
  • Demonstrated experience with Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Systems Integration of subsystems and multi-segment systems
  • Understanding of hardware components including electrical equipment, digital processing hardware (ASIC, CPLD, FPGA), circuit boards, microprocessor systems, computer system architectures and interfaces.
  • Solid technical foundation and proven experience working with development engineering teams as well as direct customer interaction.
  • Cryptographic algorithm design and review
  • Operating system fundamentals and secure configuration
  • Security of virtualization platforms and techniques
  • Network protocol analysis and debugging
  • Web protocols and API security
  • Secure development practices
  • Software vulnerability assessment, fuzzing, and code analysis
  • Reverse engineering
  • Exploit development


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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