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Naval Systems Engineer

Herndon, Virginia

Job ID IMS20202112-54523
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Overview

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 with the L3Harris's engineering team, 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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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 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.

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Job Title: Propulsion Engineer

Job Code: SYP4

Job Location: Herndon, VA

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 $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries.

Job Description:

Electrical Power and Propulsion Engineer

Our world-class expertise in connecting space, airborne, ground and sea-based platforms with secure, real-time data drives our communications business in addressing the heightened global demand for advanced solutions.  As a prime contractor, we are a key integrator in state-of-the-art maritime platforms.  Our machinery control and integrated bridge solutions are found in a wide range of naval vessels around the world.  We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for our customers across the globe. 

We are searching for an Electrical Power and Propulsion Systems Engineer at our C5 SystemsHerndon, VA location.

Essential Functions:

  • Design support and integration of the Electric Power and Propulsion Systems
  • Perform / support studies and analyses relevant to electric power and propulsion systems (e.g. harmonic analyses; electrical system transient analysis).
  • Perform trade studies relating to power & propulsion systems
  • Assist in design activities (integration & operation) relating to motors, variable frequency drives, generators, transformers, switchboards, power management systems)
  • Assist in preparation of RFI & RFP responses relating to integrated power & propulsion systems
  • Review and comment of Propulsion System Suppliers Technical Data, Drawings, and Technical Procedures.
  • Write, review and provide inputs to equipment Test and Trials Documentation.
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  • General Power and Propulsion Engineering support to L3Harris.
  • Support inspection & test of Propulsion system installation including:
    • Equipment installation
    • Equipment  Light-off
    • Trials and Acceptance Trials support
  • Additionally, Electrical Power and Propulsion Systems Engineer shall perform the following tasks for systems indicated;
    • Support the effort as necessary in the review and refinement of L3Harris developed propulsion equipment performance.
    • Support Propulsion system design reviews
  • Support FMM with propulsion equipment supplier visits.
  • Function as the L3Harris point of contact for technical issues related to propulsion systems and ship integration.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and or significant project and system architecture experience in relevant areas to L3Harris current and future Naval business strategy.
  • 6+ years prior satisfactory experience as a propulsion engineer in shipyards interfacing with engineers and management at all levels. Navy or related military experience is a strong desire.
  • Supervisory experience and the ability to mentor, train and motivate people to excel individually and as a team in a fast paced, context switching work environment is preferable. 

Skills & Knowledge Required:

  • Expert knowledge of ships propulsion systems and Hull Machinery &Electrical (HM&E) design components of naval ship systems.
  • Electrical and mechanical integration experience for military environments requiring environmental qualifications.
  • Working knowledge of MIL-SPECS, DOD regulations and practices, Classification society rules & regulations, Job Cost accounting, and Critical Path management systems.  Familiarity with spreadsheet programs and their use. Well versed in Microsoft project management tools, CAD, VISIO and Microsoft office applications.


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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