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Sr Spec, Software Engrg

Farnborough, United Kingdom

Job ID CS20222411-93858
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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: Sr Spec, Software Engrg
Job Code: CS20222411-93858
Job Location: Farnborough, UK

Job Description:

The Engineering Team based in Farnborough, UK is responsible for:

  • The system design and integration of the latest military communications products into customer focused solutions.
  • The design, development and porting of military waveforms onto Software Defined Radios
  • The through-life support of in-service and future tactical radio products and systems. The Engineering Team comprises system, software, hardware, mechanical and test engineering disciplines.

This person will contribute to the company’s success through the development of software for our tactical communications products, supporting applications and systems. 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 and partner organisations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Software design, implementation and test for embedded systems and application software.
  • Building and maintaining development and integration environments.
  • Design a DevOps tool chain to deliver target environments, COTS software and patches.
  • Management and maintenance of software artefact repositories.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience. Master’s Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience of software engineering (embedded or application).
  • Knowledge and experience of DevOps methods and tools.
  • Knowledge and experience of software configuration management and software artefact repositories.
  • Experience with multiple operating systems (Windows, Linux and embedded RTOS).
  • Knowledge and experience of UML and associated tools.
  • Experience of software integration and deployment.
  • Knowledge of scripting and automation
  • Understanding of Virtualisation and Containerisation.
  • Knowledge of military communications, networking and IT infrastructure.

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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