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Scientist, Electrical Engineering

Greenville, Texas

Job ID 9406
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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 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: Scientist, Electrical Engineering

Job Code: 9406

Job Location: Greenville, Texas – (Responsibilities must be performed on-site.) 

Job Schedule: 9/80 Work Schedule – (Every other Friday is a non-workday.)

Job Description:   

L3Harris is seeking qualified individuals to join our Aeronautical Systems Engineering team as an Electrical Engineering Technical lead.  In this role, the engineer will lead teams of highly skilled electrical engineers to drive consistent design and development of electrical systems across all ASE program whether military/commercial aircraft or ground stations.  The manager will be responsible for ensuring the technical execution of ASE electrical efforts are done consistently across all programs, set road maps for training and tool usage, and grow the electrical engineering Subject Matter Expertise base within ASE.  Electrical Engineering Senior Managers have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of tasks and aircraft systems on various aircraft platforms.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee teams of electrical engineering Subject Matter Experts developing and coordinating system functionality and performance
  • Foster and grow a network of upstream and downstream customers to ensure electrical design activities increase engineer efficiencies and decrease production cost.
  • Coordinate with the Certification Authority on electrical systems activities ahead of and during program execution
  • Organize and develop the electrical systems technical solution and approach for technical proposals.
  • Provide the electrical engineering expertise to assist with technical and cost proposal writing teams providing technical solutions, development plans, technical write-ups, cost and schedule estimates and the documentation of the basis of estimate.
  • Manage various technical customer suppliers and sub-contractors’ technical performance, with the expectation of acting independently on technical matters.
  • Request IRaD funding to evaluate new technologies, improve processes and methodologies, develop concepts and ideas to increase the productivity of the electrical engineering department.
  • Effectively communicate strategic staffing needs/requirements/status to upper management
  • Foster and develop a deep pool of subject matter expertise on the electrical subsystems for aerospace systems.
  • Evaluate and continuously improve established L3Harris Technical Process Specifications and related design practices and methodologies.
  • Establish the strategic road map for electrical system implementation for aerospace system while providing the tactical expertise from your teams of electrical engineering SMEs.

Job Qualification Requirements:  

Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 10 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 16 years of prior related experience.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret (SCI) security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Must have design experience of aircraft Power Distribution Systems, including Electrical Loads Analysis and aircraft load shedding schemes.
  • Must have knowledge of environmental and electromagnetic equipment qualification requirements and how to mitigate issues.
  • Must have knowledge of common, industry-wide electrical engineering design practices.
  • Must have experience managing and executing several large projects at a time with large teams of engineers.
  • Must have a working knowledge of the system design and development process and how to devolve customer requirements into lower-level design requirements.
  • Must have a working knowledge of and integration experience with aircraft Avionics Systems, RF, LAN, Data Processing, and other ISR systems.
  • Must be able to travel to and from flight line and work in aircraft hangar environments (some positions will require the ability to board/exit aircraft)
  • Must be willing to travel as needed.
  • Good computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills; ability to generate and present technical packages to upper-level management, subject matter experts, and customers for briefings and reviews.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Familiarity with FAA (Part 23 or 25) or military aircraft airworthiness design approach, certification process, and requirements
  • Knowledge of with CAD and PLM software, including NX, Capital Harness and Teamcenter
  • Systems requirements development, integration, verification, and validation experience
  • Results-oriented, empowering leader with direct experience exceling in a matrixed environment.
  • Experience running total lifecycle of programs including proposals, bids, planning, assessing/managing risk, and execution.
  • Experience with liaison activities to answer on-the-spot questions for manufacturing and production groups and coordinate engineering design updates.
  • Influential leader with good emotional intelligence and ability to coach and develop.
  • Interpersonal skills: Engaging communicator, strong collaboration, patience, and open minded

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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