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Junior Software Engineer

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job ID SAS20211703-58229
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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I love my job because every day there’s a new problem to tackle, a new skill to learn and an awesome team that has my back.

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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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Jr Software Engineer

Job Code: SAS20211703-58229

Job Location: Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description:

L3Harris Technologies is seeking a Senior Associate, Software Engineer for Spectral Solutions programs with experience in Agile/SCRUM and DevOps. The software engineer will provide engineering and engineering support as an individual contributor under technical direction and be responsible for developing application test and data analysis or embedded software. They will be involved in the entire software life cycle, including software implementation, integration, debugging, and full documentation.

Essential Functions:

  • Contribute to business acquisition, requirements analysis, design, code and unit test, integration and test, requirements sell off, and operations and maintenance of application or embedded software systems
  • Ensure that products/projects delivered meet customer requirements and specifications
  • Drive process improvements to aid in team coordination and maintain delivery schedule
  • Communicate with leadership on status, issues, milestones, and successes
  • C/C++ with Object Oriented Concepts


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering or related major and minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience
  • Minimum 1 years of software development experience in application or embedded software development using C++
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum and DevOps

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Secret Clearance or higher
  • Understanding of CMMI Level 3 software development processes
  • Knowledge of object-oriented architectural styles and design patterns
  • Algorithm definition and development
  • Experience with cyber security requirements
  • Experience with Python, UML, Qt, RTOS and/or Web Technologies
  • Works under moderate supervision to set objectives for pwn work area
  • Communicates with contacts inside and outside of own team to explain and interpret operational processes, practices, and procedures.
  • Identifies and address changes within own job area
  • Works to achieve operational targets with some impact on departmental results
  • TS/SCI Clearance capability

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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