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Lead, Systems Engrg

Farnborough, United Kingdom

Job ID CS20220710-91646
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Our team in the UK has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do, delivering mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Private medical insurance and group life assurance
    • Benefit allowance to help you pay for insurance
    • Options for dental and critical illness coverage as well as a health cash plan and gym membership

  • Family

    • Employee and Family discount programme
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Optional partner life assurance

  • Well-Being

    • Generous annual holiday allowance
    • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
    • Employee assistance programme to provide advice and guidance on finance, mental health, and more
    • Casual “dress for your day” policy

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, Systems Engrg
Job Code: CS20220710-91646
Job Location: Farnborough, UK

Job Description:

Technology is constantly evolving – military users require solutions which can harness the best technology available, configured to meet their specific requirements. L3Harris Corporation is a leading global supplier of communications and ISR system solutions for military, government and commercial organizations.

  • Analyse and assess European user requirements to establish reusable and scalable Systems Architectures and System CONOPS for L3Harris
  • As part of a talented team of systems engineers worldwide - maintain an understanding of solutions that are available, new and developing technology and horizon scan to help guide the direction of internal R&D funding.
  • Work with systems engineering within TCOM and other parts of the company to develop system architectures for complete solutions to meet customer-specific requirements for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.
  • Integrate solutions into existing customer systems. Platforms may include land vehicles, shelters, fixed sites, ships, aircraft, UAVs.
  • Work closely with Sales and Business Development to capture and document customer requirements and contribute to the yearly strategic plan.
  • Prepare white papers and presentations and present directly to customers the custom systems solutions.
  • Coordinate with Project Management to ensure the conversion of customer requirements, including informal requirements, into solutions that balance the technical, schedule and cost constraints for the system design.
  • Support Proposal Lead to ensure that proposals are executed efficiently and on schedule.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship within a growing Systems Engineering organization.
  • Analyse and exploit previous solutions from proposals and programs in order to provide foundation capabilities for new captures.
  • Position requires the demonstrated ability to work effectively with other organizations (Engineering, Sales, Program Management, and Operations) to complete assigned projects
  • Travel and meet directly with international customers and users.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BEng, BSc in relevant subject and 9+ years of relevant experience or MEng, MSc with 7+ years of relevant experience.
  • 4+ years of experience in Systems Definition/Systems Design/Systems Integration with relevant technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Recent experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Broad knowledge of military tactical communication systems, SATCOM systems, IP network design, user services/applications and military security implications. International Government/ MOD/NATO systems experience highly desirable.
  • An interest in how solutions can be designed and put together with a thirst for knowledge of new technologies and an interest in horizon-scanning to understand what technologies are available in the market and what is being developed.
  • Design and delivery of Multi-Level Secure (MLS) and/or Federated Mission Networking (FMN) Framework Processes.
  • Proficiency at writing clear and concise language tailored to a wide variety of audiences. Successful candidate should combine excellent technical, inter-personal and customer skills with demonstrated capacity to foster team building within and beyond his/her work group.
  • Vehicle and shelter systems integration - to include communication systems, intercom systems, electronics, software application, and power systems.
  • Strong technical proposal experience to include knowledge and expertise in the following areas: detailed scheduling, work breakdown structure development, basis of estimates development and technical writing.
  • Packaging and performance verification of electrical systems for harsh environments including rugged packaging for transport and mobile. applications. Military Systems experience in this area a plus.
  • International travel experience as well as foreign language proficiency a plus.

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