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Electrical Special Test Equipment Development Engineer

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job ID 10972
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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: Specialist, Integration and Test Engineering

Job Code: 10972

Job Location: Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description:

This is an electrical engineering design position responsible for developing test equipment within the Space & Airborne Systems (SAS) Segment of L3Harris reporting up through the Systems Integration and Test organization.  This team, located in the Fort Wayne, IN facility, is responsible for the design, build, and validation of custom test equipment.  The test equipment is used to verify the function and performance of electro-optical imaging payloads also developed in Fort Wayne.  Responsibilities will include test system architecture, design, and integration of various modules such as power, communication, or image acquisition modules into test racks and consoles.  Developing custom cables and harnesses, circuit boards (analog and digital), or FPGA code will be required depending on the specific need.  Additionally, developing design documentation and validation procedures will be required. This position will also assist the Project Manager in giving technical presentations and insuring schedule and budget objectives are met.

Essential Functions:

  • Analog & Digital circuit design
  • Developing custom cables and harnesses
  • Developing design documentation and validation procedures
  • Giving technical presentations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or Computer Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • 4+ years of relevant engineering work experience
  • Analog & Digital circuit design experience
  • Ability to work with Microsoft tools including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Strong lab skills that include hands-on build and debug of equipment including root-cause analysis
  • Motivated and driven to meet project deadlines and commitments
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas, concepts, and designs both written and verbal
  • Excited about learning new technologies
  • Ability to work alone with little direction or as part of a team
  • Willingness to reach out to people to understand expectations or requirements
  • Ability to develop requirements, design specifications, verification documents, and other technical documents as needed
  • Creative in solving problems within project constraints
  • Willingness to gather necessary information to make an educated recommendation or establish a path forward
  • U.S. Citizen

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Clearance if desired
  • Experience or desire to lead technical teams
  • Gain cooperation with regards to process improvement initiatives
  • Familiarity with FPGA design
  • Develop and review electrical engineering documentation to ensure compliance to higher level specifications
  • Ability to work with E-CAD tools
  • Communicates within and outside of own function, business area, and parties external to the organization (e.g., customers, vendors, etc.)
  • Space electronics design experience

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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