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Lead, Systems Engrg

Farnborough, United Kingdom

Job ID CS20222411-93857
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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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  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical


A dynamic market environment combined with pioneering technology and a collaborative team, makes every day interesting and engaging.

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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: CS20222411-93857
Job Location: Farnborough, UK

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be able to contribute to the company’s success by providing systems engineering expertise for product and systems development programmes. This role will report directly to the Senior Engineering Manager. There will be daily interaction with other engineers and frequent contact with team members from within the company, partner organisations and suppliers. Some customer interaction is expected. The successful candidate will be able to contribute to activities across the full systems engineering lifecycle including requirements, design, modelling, diagnostics and system / sub-system test.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Understand, analyse and assess customers’ needs and requirements.
  • System / sub-system design including architecture modelling and communications network modelling.
  • Document and present system solutions to technical and non-technical audiences through technical specifications, white papers and presentations.
  • System integration activities including building and configuration of sub-systems and system test.
  • Undertake research and study activities to identify and demonstrate candidate technologies and solutions.
  • Review and assess incident reports to diagnose system or product issues and suggest appropriate solutions.


  • BEng, BSc in relevant subject and 9+ years of relevant experience or MEng, MSc with 7+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of communications systems and networking.
  • Experience and knowledge of systems engineering lifecycles.
  • Experience of writing technical specifications and reports.
  • An understanding of military communications and networking.
  • Knowledge and experience of UML / SysML or similar and associated tools.
  • Knowledge and experience of requirements management and associated tools.
  • Knowledge of RF systems, products and ancillaries. Including designing system solutions, planning and management.
  • Knowledge of network communications technologies (e.g. IP networking, network management, network security).
  • An understanding of security architectures, information assurance and product security.
  • Understanding of Design Certification and product safety processes.
  • An understanding of computer operating systems and virtualisation.
  • A keen interest in current and emerging technologies and roadmaps in related areas.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to UK citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to UK Government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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