Skip to main content

DoD Skillbridge Internship: RC-135 Systems Engineer, Collection Operator

Greenville, Texas

Job ID IMS20221706-84473
Apply Now


Thrive in your career journey while creating a safer, more secure world. At L3Harris, you’ll get to solve tough problems, work in an environment where every voice is heard and enjoy best-in-class benefits.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Intern
  • Location: On Site
  • Glassdoor Reviews and Company Rating

Success Profile

What makes a successful early career professional at L3Harris?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Leader
  • Problem Solver
  • Strategic
  • Technologically Savvy


I completed two summer internships at L3Harris before transitioning to a full-time role. I was able to learn firsthand about the engineering process, the quality of products produced, the helpfulness of my co-workers, how the company operates and the potential to expand my career.

Jason, Electrical Engineer, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Career

  • Dress For
    Your Day

  • Tuition

  • Flexible

  • Parental

  • Accelerated Performance

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: Spec, Systems Engineering

Job Code:

Job Location: Greenville, Tx

L3Harris’ DoD SkillBridge/Career Skills Program is connecting transitioning service members to career training opportunities within our organization. We will provide service members with valuable civilian work experience through industry specific training, certifications and on the job experience during their DoD Skillbridge/Career Skills Program to help them ready themselves for their next mission.

L3Harris aims to attract and retain veteran talent and to help bridge the gap between their military service and civilian careers within our organization. L3Harris is eager to share to our knowledge and experience with our service members.


L3Harris is seeking a Systems Engineer with a background in SIGINT or ISR to join our growing team of SIGINT experts. As a Systems Engineer within the SIGINT team you will be involved in activities directly related to the design and development of complex, specialized, hardware/software systems that process and manipulate data from multiple data sources.

Essential Functions:

  • Will work with various departments to manage and develop ISR systems within L3Harris.
  • Prepare and present technical results for internal and external program meetings.
  • Evaluate requirements definition, flow-down and traceability.
  • Analyze data from verification test efforts.
  • Communicate effectively with developers to explain the requirement when needed.
  • Travel to meet with vendors for evaluation items with the customer require top tier interpersonal communication skills.
  • Candidate should understand basic electrical theory, electronics test equipment (digital voltmeter, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, RF signal generators, RF power meters, network Analyzers, antenna range measurement systems) and their applied use in testing of RF systems and mixed signal products.
  • Must be capable of reading and interpreting block diagrams, wire diagrams, mechanical drawings and circuit schematics to isolate component malfunctions.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree (in Engineering or equivalent technical field, Electrical Engineering is preferred) with a minimum of four (4) years of applicable experience.
  • Prior work experience should directly be related to SIGINT systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams).
  • Must have the ability and willingness to travel as needed up to 10%.
  • Active DoD security clearance at the TS/SCI level.

Preferred Skills (beyond required):

  • Experience working with RC-135 Collection Systems; Prior experience as a Collection Operator (CO) or Special Signals Development (SSD) operator a plus.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • RF and Antenna Design
    • Wiring Diagrams
    • Cable Design
    • Digital Signal Processing
    • Special Signals
    • Multi-Int Systems,
    • Open Architectures
    • Integration of ISR Sensors/Systems
    • RF Cable, RF Board, and RF System Design of ISR Sensors/Systems
    • Hands-on experience with the Special Signals suite of hardware.
    • Experience working successfully both independently and in a team environment with the ability to lead small test teams through an entire build cycle.

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.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

Join Our Talent Community

Sign up for job alerts and be the first to know about our job openings.

Select a job category and/or location, then click "Add" for each saved search. Finally, click "Sign Up" to create your job alert.

Interested In

  • Engineering, Greenville, Texas, United StatesRemove
  • New Grads and Interns, Greenville, Texas, United StatesRemove

View All Jobs

You have not saved any jobs.

View All Jobs

Awards and Recognition

Fortune 2022 - World's Most Admired Companies
2022 Bloomberg Gender Reporting Framework
Forbes 2020 Award
Top HBCU Supporters
CEO Action
Catalyst CEO
Handshake Early Talent Award
WayUp 100 Top Internship Programs Award
2022 Readers Choice Top 50 Employers
2021 Best Employers for Veterans
2022 DEI Best Place to Work For Disability Inclusion
2022 Top 50 Employer Careers and the disABLED
Catalyst Logo
Forbes 2021 The Best Employers for Diversity
2022 Minority Engineer Magazine Top 50 Employer