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Technical Authority (Electronic Warfare)

Tewkesbury, United Kingdom

Job ID 8756
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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.

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  • 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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title – Technical Authority (Electronic Warfare)

Job Location – Tewkesbury, UK

Job ID – 8756

Flexible, condensed or reduced working hours considered and hybrid working where possible.

About this opportunity and L3Harris UK

From 12 UK sites, our team of over 1,400 people deliver unique capabilities across air, land, sea, space and cyber for military, security and commercial customers, worldwide.

L3Harris in Tewkesbury and Fleet are part of our ICI division, we work closely with UK Government and Security Agencies primarily in the areas of crypto/cyber security, electronic warfare, counter drone capabilities and situation awareness projects.

We are looking for an experienced Engineering Leader with proven leadership and project delivery experience to join our Engineering team to lead the delivery of a range of exciting new projects and products.

A few of our employee benefits are:

  • £3,000 to £6,000 DV Bonus – please note this level of clearance isn’t essential for this role. This bonus is subject to individual clearance and project requirements – discussed upon application.
  • Half day finish on a Friday
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), increasing with long service and with the opportunity to buy/sell up to 5 days
  • Private medical insurance with optional family cover
  • Pension scheme of up to 7% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance 4x salary (flexible up to 10x)
  • Group income protection
  • Flexible opt-in extras such as a health care cash plan, dental insurance, gym membership, critical illness cover and cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program providing mental health and wellbeing support

What the role will involve

The responsibilities of your role will include the following:

  • Product and project technical leadership, leading a cross-discipline team to specify, build and deliver cutting edge embedded systems for a range of domains including: Electronic Warfare, IP Communications Systems and Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR).
  • Leading and influencing the architectural design of complex engineering solutions drawing from a range of engineering disciplines including: analogue and digital electronics, RF, FPGA, embedded software, application software, user-interface, and mechanical solutions.
  • Contributing to the generation of technical proposals, bids and supporting internal review, governance and sign-off.
  • Leading and influencing other members of the Engineering, Project Management and Commercial teams to achieve a common goal.
  • Guiding and mentoring engineers to support skills development within the wider team.

What you’ll bring

The role of Technical Authority requires the following experience and skills:

  • Experienced senior-level engineer or scientist, degree qualified in Electronics, Communications, Machine Learning, Computer Science, Mathematics or similar.
  • Experience leading and delivering projects and products.
  • Experience leading teams and an aptitude to lead and influence others.
  • An enthusiasm for working with new emerging technologies, sometimes outside of their immediate skill set, to solve a wide range of challenges using creative and innovative solutions.
  • The ability to independently perform research and exploratory tasks using publicly available software and information sources.

Desirable skills and experience:

Specialist knowledge and experience in anyone or more of the following areas:

  • Communications and communication protocols (AM, FM, GSM, 4G/5G etc.)
  • RF design, analysis or modelling
  • IP networking and associated standards
  • Public Key Cryptography, IPsec and/or key/certificate management standards and principles
  • DSP techniques and application
  • Machine Learning, including using frameworks such as TensorFlow, Pytorch, Keras
  • Experience bidding and working within defence or government research
  • Published research papers or patents

Important to know

Due to the nature of our work many our roles require a UK nationality and the ability to obtain a security clearance. Applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment must meet the requirement of right to work in the UK and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and will be subject to government security checks.

As an equal opportunities employer, L3Harris is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join L3Harris.




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